BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 23: Chuck Comisky, (R) Avatar 3D stereo VFX Supervisor with actor Shi Yanfei (2nd-R) arrives at the closing ceremony red carpet during the 3rd Beijing International Film Festival at China National Convention Center on April 23, 2013 in Beijing, China.
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