第一屆香港影藝國際電影節

Hong Kong Film Art International Film Festival (HKFAIFF) 

July 28 – 29, 2018

2018 入圍名單

2018 OFFICIAL SELECTION 

最佳電影(長片)

Best Feature Film 

Saving Flora
Saving Flora

Country United States Director Mark Taylor Synopsis Flora is a circus elephant who can no longer perform her tricks. The night before she's scheduled to be euthanized, the circus owner's 14-year old daughter, Dawn, sneaks Flora from the circus...

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Octav
Octav

Country Romania DirectorLe Jardin de Celibidache Synopsis When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood sweetheart triggers a rewind to the life-changing events from his youth.

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War of the Youth
War of the Youth

Country Hong Kong Director HO Fung Synopsis 6ee4951777 poster Knowing Hei’s hidden love towards Ling, the campus belle, Wisdom, the class perfect taunts Hei on purpose. Ching, Hei’s friend since childhood, cannot stand his taunt. She assists Hei to form a nominated cabinet of the Student Union (SU) committee and starts a battle between Hei and Wisdom, fighting over the position of SU president, as well as the right to pursue Ling...

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Saving Flora
Saving Flora

Country United States Director Mark Taylor Synopsis Flora is a circus elephant who can no longer perform her tricks. The night before she's scheduled to be euthanized, the circus owner's 14-year old daughter, Dawn, sneaks Flora from the circus...

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最佳男演員(長片)

Best Actor (Feature Film)

Three and a Half
Three and a Half

Country India Director Dar Gai (Daria Gaikalova) Synopsis The story of one house in three different eras. Where 50 years ago it was divided between a school and an apartment, in which a young boy struggles with the pressures of pre-pubescent school life, coupled with being compelled to share a tiny room with his paralysed, disconsolate grandfather...

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Octav
Octav

Country Romania DirectorLe Jardin de Celibidache Synopsis When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood sweetheart triggers a rewind to the life-changing events from his youth.

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War of the Youth
War of the Youth

Country Hong Kong Director HO Fung Synopsis 6ee4951777 poster Knowing Hei’s hidden love towards Ling, the campus belle, Wisdom, the class perfect taunts Hei on purpose. Ching, Hei’s friend since childhood, cannot stand his taunt. She assists Hei to form a nominated cabinet of the Student Union (SU) committee and starts a battle between Hei and Wisdom, fighting over the position of SU president, as well as the right to pursue Ling...

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Three and a Half
Three and a Half

Country India Director Dar Gai (Daria Gaikalova) Synopsis The story of one house in three different eras. Where 50 years ago it was divided between a school and an apartment, in which a young boy struggles with the pressures of pre-pubescent school life, coupled with being compelled to share a tiny room with his paralysed, disconsolate grandfather...

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最佳女演員(長片)

Best Actress (Feature Film)

Octav
Octav

Country Romania DirectorLe Jardin de Celibidache Synopsis When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood sweetheart triggers a rewind to the life-changing events from his youth.

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War of the Youth
War of the Youth

Country Hong Kong Director HO Fung Synopsis 6ee4951777 poster Knowing Hei’s hidden love towards Ling, the campus belle, Wisdom, the class perfect taunts Hei on purpose. Ching, Hei’s friend since childhood, cannot stand his taunt. She assists Hei to form a nominated cabinet of the Student Union (SU) committee and starts a battle between Hei and Wisdom, fighting over the position of SU president, as well as the right to pursue Ling...

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Saving Flora
Saving Flora

Country United States Director Mark Taylor Synopsis Flora is a circus elephant who can no longer perform her tricks. The night before she's scheduled to be euthanized, the circus owner's 14-year old daughter, Dawn, sneaks Flora from the circus...

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Octav
Octav

Country Romania DirectorLe Jardin de Celibidache Synopsis When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood sweetheart triggers a rewind to the life-changing events from his youth.

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最佳電影(短片)

Best Short Film 

Nobody Dies Here
Nobody Dies Here

Country France Director Simon Panay Synopsis Perma gold mine, Benin. Some dream to find something, others realized there was nothing to be found. Some dig relentlessly hoping to become rich, others died in the process. And a few of them say that here, nobody dies.

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Mother
Mother

Country Japan Director Shin-ya Imaizumi Synopsis A long distance from Tokyo, Okinawa is still part of Japan. Yumiko has raised her daughter alone since her husband died. Ocean, their common hang - out. They watches the sunrise each morning. A normal day quietly begins.

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sidewalk
sidewalk

Country Iran, Islamic Republic of Director sajad soleymani

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Nobody Dies Here
Nobody Dies Here

Country France Director Simon Panay Synopsis Perma gold mine, Benin. Some dream to find something, others realized there was nothing to be found. Some dig relentlessly hoping to become rich, others died in the process. And a few of them say that here, nobody dies.

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最佳男演員(短片)

Best Actor (Short Film)

After Silence
After Silence

Country Australia Director Peter Kalos Synopsis As he’s about to jump off a rooftop, Tom hears a voice calling out from the window ledge below. It’s him, but a version of him that didn’t pursue his dream. One man pursued the dream and didn’t succeed, living with a sense of failure, poverty and regret.

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Flowers of life poster
Flowers of life poster

Country Hong Kong Director Tseng Hin Faat Synopsis Louis is a responsible doctor and Angel is his girlfriend. One day Angel suffer a serious illness, she need a new liver to extend her life as soon as possible.

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Glimpse
Glimpse

Country Malaysia Director Syahrul Musa Synopsis The film is about a single mother who faces an inner dilemma when forced to serve an uninvited guest in her own home. The guest appeared on the day of a brutal murder case in her residential flat area. The man told her that he was not a murderer as expected, but was an illegal immigrant who escaped from the immigration authorities.

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After Silence
After Silence

Country Australia Director Peter Kalos Synopsis As he’s about to jump off a rooftop, Tom hears a voice calling out from the window ledge below. It’s him, but a version of him that didn’t pursue his dream. One man pursued the dream and didn’t succeed, living with a sense of failure, poverty and regret.

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最佳女演員(短片)

Best Actress (Short Film)

Luna
Luna

Country Taiwan Director Chou Yu Cheng Synopsis Luna and Zhi-Gang are the friends just recognizing on the Internet recently. They are arranged to see and learn more about each other on tonight, so they choose to go back Luna’s house to start a chat. They turn cloud to rain in the room. Until the next day, Zhi-Gang just found out that this night is not so simple...

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A night in Taipei station
A night in Taipei station

Country Taiwan Director TENG KUN HOU Synopsis Night of the Taipei station, just stopped the routine of heavy rain, two girls, an old car, anchored in the traffic jam on the road, this car and two girls need to solve the accumulation of long problems.

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Glimpse
Glimpse

Country Malaysia Director Syahrul Musa Synopsis The film is about a single mother who faces an inner dilemma when forced to serve an uninvited guest in her own home. The guest appeared on the day of a brutal murder case in her residential flat area. The man told her that he was not a murderer as expected, but was an illegal immigrant who escaped from the immigration authorities.

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Luna
Luna

Country Taiwan Director Chou Yu Cheng Synopsis Luna and Zhi-Gang are the friends just recognizing on the Internet recently. They are arranged to see and learn more about each other on tonight, so they choose to go back Luna’s house to start a chat. They turn cloud to rain in the room. Until the next day, Zhi-Gang just found out that this night is not so simple...

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About HKFAIFF

The Hong Kong Film Art International Film Festival (HKFAIFF) is an international film festival to showcase innovative film makers and artists from around the world. We accepts all genres of short films and feature films.

HKFAIFF is held by Hong Kong Film Art Association (HKFAA), aims to inspire, motivate and award new talent.

 

Awards & Prizes

The Hong Kong Film Art International Film Festival will showcase number of feature films and short films. Each film we designate as an "Official Selection" will receive a high-resolution .png image of our festival laurels to be used for marketing and promotional materials as the filmmaker sees fit.

Out of the official selections, the jury will select one winner in each category and certain number of Special Mention in feature film and short film. The winning filmmakers will receive a high-resolution .png image of our festival laurels with the "Winner" label or "Special Mention" to be used as the filmmaker sees fit.

 

Categories: 
Best Feature Film 
Best Actor (Feature Film) 
Best Actress (Feature Film) 
Best Short Film 
Best Actor (Short Film) 
Best Actress (Short Film) 

 

Rules & Terms

SUBMISSIONS 
The Hong Kong Film Art International Film Festival accept all genres of feature films and short films. Films must be submitted via online screener (Vimeo, YouTube, or Withtoutabox Screener). All non-Cantonese language films must be subtitled in English or Chinese. The exhibition version (film) must be submitted in the following file formats: Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in NTFS format with 24 or 25 fps, or Blu-ray disc. An online screener (Vimeo, Youtube) file (MP4, MOV,etc.) is needed. Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival. All submission materials WILL NOT be returned. We also accept submissions that have premiered elsewhere and that may have distribution agreements already in place. Multiple entries are allowed, however a separate entry form must be submitted for each.

 

ENTRY LIABILITY 
The filmmaker holds the Hong Kong Film Art International Film Festival, its management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from entry. The filmmaker certifies to have full rights. Producer will indemnify the organizers of the Festival against all claims, demands, costs, damages, expenses (including legal fees), proceedings and losses resulting from the screening of the film at the Festival or from claims by any third parties.

Venue

Lai Chi Kok Community Hall

863 Lai Chi Kok Road, Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong (Near Lai Chi Kok MTR Exit D3)

Ap Lei Chau Community Hall

328 Ap Lei Chau Bridge Road, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong (Near South Horizons MTR Exit A)

Lam Tin (West) Estate Community Centre

71 Kai Tin Road, Lam Tin, Hong Kong  (Near Lam Tin MTR Exit A)

Jao Tsung-I Academy New Day Cinema

Theatre, Jao Tsung-I Academy, 800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Jury (Feature Films) 2018

Tin Kai-Man 田啟文
Tin Kai-Man 田啟文

Producer / Actor Tin is the Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Filmmakers (2017-2019). He is also a Hong Kong actor and production manager, most notable for his role in Shaolin Soccer. A well-known friend of Stephen Chow, he began acting in his films with the 1994 Hail the Judge. Tin also worked with Chow on the actor and director's highly successful Kung Fu Hustle.

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Lam Chiu Wing 林超榮
Lam Chiu Wing 林超榮

Scriptwriter Lam was the Chairman of Hong Kong Screenwriters' Guild (2015-2017). He is also a well-known scripwriter, director and producer in Hong Kong Film Industry.

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Cheung Wai Hung 張偉雄
Cheung Wai Hung 張偉雄

Film critic / Scripwriter / Director Cheung was the Chairman of Hong Kong Film Critics Society (2008-2011).

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Tin Kai-Man 田啟文
Tin Kai-Man 田啟文

Producer / Actor Tin is the Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Filmmakers (2017-2019). He is also a Hong Kong actor and production manager, most notable for his role in Shaolin Soccer. A well-known friend of Stephen Chow, he began acting in his films with the 1994 Hail the Judge. Tin also worked with Chow on the actor and director's highly successful Kung Fu Hustle.

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Jury (Short Films) 2018

CHANG Kwok Tse 曾國賜
CHANG Kwok Tse 曾國賜

Kwok Chi Tsang is an actor and writer, known for Lo foo chut gang (1988), Ching sing (1991) and Shou hu fei long (1990).

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Judy CHU 朱鳳嫻
Judy CHU 朱鳳嫻

Scriptwriter, Director, Actress in HK 畢業於香港演藝學院戲劇學院 (榮譽) 學士學位,主修表演。 ․ 2014改編自編、自導、自演舞台劇《我的援交日記》為 電影《販賣.愛》,入圍多個國際電影節,包括香港亞洲電影節、紐約獨立電影節、巴塞隆拿國際電影節等。 並於Indian Cine Film Festival,獲「最佳電影-評審團」獎。 ․《失禮.死人》劇本入圍「2014台北金馬影展﹣金馬創投會議」,勇奪「Moneff Award」。 《失禮.死人》獲「香港話劇團」選為2014-15劇季公演劇目,獲 「第25屆香港舞台劇獎提名-最佳劇本」。 ․ 憑首次執導由舞台劇劇本《發育.不良》改編的微電影,入圍 「第20屆IFVA獨立短片節」、「第19屆多倫多亞洲國際電影節」及「康城影展-短片角」。並於國際創意及科技總會主辦的「香港心2014微電影創作比賽」中勇奪「公開組﹣季軍」。 ․ 編劇作品︰《第三者》、《發育.不良》、《失禮.死人》,分別於「劇場裡的卧虎與藏龍編劇計劃」中發表,均獲好評。

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Keith HO 何故
Keith HO 何故

Scriptwriter 何故,畢業於香港大學土木及結構工程系;現職跨媒體創作人,集作家、編劇、影評人、大學講師、文化研究員、遊戲設計師、演員、電視台及電台節目主持於一身。 何故擔任主持的節目包括:香港新城知訊台《子夜場影話》,廣州市廣播電視台《見多識廣》,香港網台節目《神秘之夜》和《何故打邊爐》。2016年,憑《見多識廣》獲提名第三屆「亞洲彩虹獎」「最佳男主持」。 何故曾演出的電影包括:《乾柴烈火》、《哪一天我們會飛》。 何故曾演出的廣告包括:《壽桃牌撈麵》、《八達通O! ePay「好易畀」》。 何故歷任香港中文大學日本研究系兼任講師,汕頭大學長江藝術及設計學院兼任講師,廣州美術學院城市學院特聘講師,香港浸會大學電影學院兼任講師,北京交通大學工程學院客座教授,主講劇本創作、微電影拍攝及推廣、動漫品牌的策劃與營銷、創意文化產業跟新媒體的互動關係、遊戲設計及周邊產品開發。

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CHANG Kwok Tse 曾國賜
CHANG Kwok Tse 曾國賜

Kwok Chi Tsang is an actor and writer, known for Lo foo chut gang (1988), Ching sing (1991) and Shou hu fei long (1990).

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Winners 2018

FEATURE FILM AWARDS

BEST FEATURE FILM

Mahin's issue, Maliheh's problem

BEST ACTOR (FEATURE FILM)

Marcel Iures (Octav)

BEST ACTRESS (FEATURE FILM)

Jenna Ortega (Saving Flora)

SPECIAL MENTION (FEATURE FILM)
War of the Youth

Saving Flora

Octav

I want to back home

Three and a Half


SPECIAL MENTION (ACTOR / FEATURE FILM)
LAU Chung Pang, Enson (War of the Youth)

Jim Sarbh (Three and a Half)

SPECIAL MENTION (ACTRESS / FEATURE FILM)

CHAN Pui I, Natalie  (War of the Youth)

Lia Bugnar (Octav)

SHORT FILM AWARDS

BEST SHORT FILM

Reziliența (Resilience)

BEST ACTOR (SHORT FILM)

Justin Hosking (After Silence)

BEST ACTRESS (SHORT FILM)

Una Chen (A night in Taipei station)

SPECIAL MENTION (SHORT / SHORT FILM)

Mousse -30

Roof Knocking

Sidewalk

Happiness

The Seven Abdulkarims

   

SPECIAL MENTION (ACTOR / SHORT FILM)

Coline Chan (Flower of Life)

Jibrail Rajhula (Glimpse)

   

   

SPECIAL MENTION (ACTRESS / SHORT FILM)

Mary Sourimuthu  (Glimpse)

Ko Yi Ting (Luna)