China News Network Taiyuan, July 1 (Reporter Hu Jian) The reporter learned from the Pingyao International Film Exhibition Organizing Committee on the 1st that Shanxi-based actor Zhao Tao has become a new judge for the Academy Awards.
On the afternoon of June 30th, Western Time, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the sponsor of the Academy Awards, released a list of new members this year. A total of 891 new members from all over the world were added this year, involving directors, screenwriters, actors, fine arts, producers and many other fields. Chinese actress Zhao Tao, actor Wu Jing and Huang Jue were among them. They were also eligible to vote and became judges for the Academy Awards.
Chinese actor Zhao Tao became the judge of the Academy Awards. Provided by Pingyao International Film Exhibition Organizing Committee
Chinese director Jia Zhangke also posted on the social platform for the first time to send his wife blessings. "Congratulations to Teacher Zhao Tao for becoming an Oscar judge."
Zhao Tao was born and raised in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province. He graduated from the Beijing Dance Academy. In 2000, he starred in the "Platform" directed by Jia Zhangke and entered the film industry. In 2006, starring her, Jia Zhangke's "Three Gorges" won the Golden Lion Award at the 63rd Venice International Film Festival. In 2012, with the Italian film "I am Li" won the 56th Italian Film David Award (Italian Film Awards) Best Actress Award, becoming the first Asian actress to receive this honor in history.
In 2013, he won the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award at the San Marino Film Festival. In 2014, Zhao Tao won the Golden Lake Award, the highest honor at the 39th Italian International New Realism Film Festival. In 2016, Zhao Tao won the Best Performing Award at the 33rd Miami Film Festival for his "Old Man and the River". In 2019, Zhao Tao won the 54th Chicago Film Festival, the 25th Minsk International Film Festival, and the 12th Australian Asia Pacific Film Award for Best Actress with the film "Children of the Rivers and Lakes", and then won the 54th with the film. National Academy of Film Critics Award (NSFC) runner-up for best actress, "IndieWire" 20 best actress of the year. (Finish)