Bona Film Group Projects Recognized at 15th China Huabiao Awards Ceremony

Bona Film Group Projects Recognized at 15th China Huabiao Awards Ceremony

BEIJING, Jan. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bona Film Group Limited ("Bona" or
the "Company") (Nasdaq:BONA), a leading film distributor and vertically
integrated film company in China, today announced that Bona film projects took
home the following top awards at the 15^th China Huabiao Awards Ceremony in
Beijing on December 26^th:

  *Flying Swords of Dragon Gate was recognized for Outstanding Use of
  *A Simple Life, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate and The Grandmasters were
    recognized as Outstanding Co-Productions;
  *Deanie Ip was named Outstanding Chinese Actress with Foreign Nationality
    for her performance in A Simple Life; and
  *Ziyi Zhang was named Outstanding Actress for her performance in The

Additionally, Bona's Christmas Rose and Overheard 2 were nominated for
Outstanding Co-Productions, and The Next 11 Days was nominated for Outstanding

Named after the decorative Chinese winged columns ("huabiaos") in Tiananmen
Square that signify power and status, the Huabiao Awards are the highest
government honor in the film industry in China. Held every two years, the
Huabiao Awards are considered one of the three major mainland China awards for
the film industry along with the Golden Rooster Awards and the Hundred Flowers

"We are thrilled that several Bona films were acknowledged for their quality
of work by receiving such a high honor," said Mr. Yu Dong, Founder, Chairman
and CEO. "Our unparalleled creative resources enable Bona to produce films
with high artistic value, as well as broad appeal. We have a strong pipeline
of films slated for 2014 and early 2015 that will continue this tradition of
quality and offer Chinese audiences the best in cinematic entertainment.

"Additionally, as the largest non-state-owned film distributor in China,
Bona's vertically integrated business model is well positioned to take
advantage of the growth in the Chinese box office. Our model is designed to
mirror the flow of the industry, and as such we are confident we have the
right strategy and the right talent to remain at the forefront of China's film

About Bona Film Group Limited

Bona Film Group Limited (Nasdaq:BONA) is a leading film distributor in China,
with an integrated business model encompassing film distribution, film
production, film exhibition and talent representation. Bona distributes films
to Greater China, Korea, Southeast Asia, the United States and Europe, invests
and produces movies in a variety of genres, owns and operates twenty-one movie
theaters and manages a range of talented and popular Chinese artists.

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CONTACT: In China:
         Ms. Lingzi Gui
         Bona Film Group Limited
         Tel: +86-10-5631-0700-398
         In the U.S.:
         The Piacente Group, Inc.
         Investor Relations
         Kathy Price
         Tel: (212) 481-2050

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