HONG KONG DAY AT AFM 2011
STRENGHTENS HONG KONG-US COLLABORATION
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in collaboration with the American Film Market (AFM), which ran from 2 to 9 November 2011 in Santa Monica, the Hong Kong Day promotion at AFM took place again on 3 November featuring a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the Loews Hotel entrance, a seminar about the advantages of co-producing film projects in Hong Kong, the screening of Hong Kong movies and a cocktail reception.
Attracting more than 100 industry professionals, the Hong Kong Day seminar, "Hong Kong: Asia's Co-production Centre and Gateway to the China Market", was moderated by Mr Patrick Frater, CEO of Film Business Asia. Speakers included Mr Zhou Tiedong, President, China Film Promotion International, Inc; Ms Yvonne Chuang, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Tomson International Entertainment Distribution Ltd; Ms Wei Han, President and Producer, Bliss Media Limited.
Rounding out the Hong Kong Day events and activities, Mr. Louis Ho, Regional Director, Americas, HKTDC delivered a welcome remark and did a toasting on stage at the Hong Kong reception with over 200 guests attended which included representatives of Hong Kong Film and Distribution companies and industry players from all over the world.
Successful Cocktail Reception at TIFFCOM 2011
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and UNIJAPAN, the "Hong Kong Cinema @ TIFF" cocktail reception was successfully held on 24 October 2011 in Japan during TIFFCOM's fair period.
The aim of the event was to promote co-production and co-venture opportunities between Japan and Hong Kong. It was kicked off with opening remarks by Mr. Jack So, Chairman of HKTDC, and garnished with a toasting ceremony hosted by Mr. Tom Yoda, Chairman of Tokyo International Film Festival. Around 150 guests attended the cocktail reception.
REGISTER ONLINE TO BECOME FILMART EXHIBITORS!
||While FILMART 2011 has proven to be another huge success with over 5,000 visitors and around 600 exhibitors from 54 countries and regions, the next edition of FILMART, to be held from 19 to 22 March 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, will surely be an even more comprehensive market. Other than the well-attended exhibition, other special events and seminars which encourage networking and the exchange of market information will continue to be the value-added features in FILMART 2012.
In addition, a brand new online application platform preparing for FILMART 2012 has been launched by HKTDC to accommodate the needs of prestigious exhibitors from around the world. The newly launched online application platform will provide a more user-friendly interface for performing online registration.
Click Here to go to the Online Application Platform.
APPLY NOW TO WIN A FREE BOOTH
Apply the exhibition space at FILMART 2012 online on or before 12 December 2011 will allow you to enter into a lucky draw and get a chance to win a FREE BOOTH at FILMART in year 2013. ACT NOW!!
Early Bird Discount for FILMART Buyers
||To meet with key entertainment players and take part in the lucrative Chinese and Asian market, FILMART is your must-attend market! Buyer pre-registration is now open. Special discount is given to early birds.
|Early Bird Discount
(Register on or before 31 Jan 2012):
|USD 50 / HKD 400
(Register after 31 Jan 2012):
|USD 260 / HKD 2,000
HAF 2012 Project Submission
Deadline Extended to 30 November 2011
In view of overwhelming response, the Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) has extended the deadline for project submissions to 30 November 2011. From this year on, HAF also welcomes non-fiction and documentary projects to showcase a wider range of talents!
Apply now and grab your last chance to set foot on Asia's premier film financing platform and win cash awards of up to HK$350,000 with the HAF Awards, the HAF Script Development Fund and the all-new FOX Chinese Film Development Award!
Selection criteria and required application materials:
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