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Filmmakers visit Taipei in search of universal stories

INSPIRING:A Hong Kong filmmaker said that Taiwan had a unique creative atmosphere that promoted art and that Taiwan could play a bigger role in China’s movie market

Staff writer, with CNA

A total of 280 pair-up meetings were held this year, up from 132 last year, according to the Taipei Book Fair Foundation, which organized the forum.

Representatives from Fox International Productions, China’s Bona Film Group and Malaysia’s TV operator Astro also attended the forum, according to the foundation.

Among the 25 stories proposed were Taiwanese illustrator Jimmy Liao’s (廖福彬) Mr. Wing (幸運兒), about a man with a pair of wings, and Snapshots of a Small Town, by Chan Yu-hang (陳裕亨), about the lives of people in the 1960s in eastern Taiwan.

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