This March and April is the biggest award and gift for all the film and music lovers in Hong Kong. From 19th of March till 15th of April, the 8th edition of Entertainment Expo Hong Kong will take place. This year the expo includes 9 great events:
• IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award
• Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards
• Asian Film Awards
• Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF)
• Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (Filmart)
• The 5th Digital Visual Effects Summit
• Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF)
• Hong Kong Asian Pop Music Festival
• Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony
Asian Film Awards [Go Back]
The 6th Asian Film Award is scheduled on 19th of March 2012 in grand hall of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. The Asian Film Award can be tracked back to 2007 and is an international pioneering programme in order to honor those outstanding achievements in Asia. Every year it always attracts the film fans and professionals around the world.
Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum [Go Back]
The Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum will be held from 19th to 21st of March in Hall 1 of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. It is one the most important film-financing events in Asia and creates a platform for all the film producers, bankers, distributors, buyers and etc. to discuss the new movie plans and investments. Many movies stars such as Mainland Chinese Jiang Wen, Li Yang, Ann Hui, Japanese Nakata Hideo, Korean Kim Jee-woon have been to the past HAF.
Hong Kong International Film & TV Market [Go Back]
Hong Kong International Film & TV Market is held from 19-22 March in Hall 1 of Hong Kong convention and Exhibition Center. This Asia’s film industry event is the 16th edition and one of the top three events. It starts 9:30am-6;00pm during the period and only opens for trading above 18-year old. The purpose of this event is to promote Hong Kong’s film and entertainment industry.
Hong Kong International Film Festival [Go Back]
Hong Kong International Film Festival is from 21st of March till 5th of April. On this annual event, more than 200 movies coming from worldwide will be presented to you. The price for all the 3D movies is HK$ 100. The price for other movies on weekends and holidays is HK$ 65 while the price for Monday to Friday is HK$ 40. If you are a crazy movie fan, you can purchase the Super Value Pass for HK$ 2500 which allows you to watch all the movies from 20th of March to 5th of April.
Hong Kong Asian Pop Music Festival [Go Back]
Hong Kong Asian Pop Music Festival is scheduled on 23rd of March 2012 in Hall 5 B-C of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. This is event to promote the Hong Kong music culture and 7 countries and regions such as China Mainland, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan will attend this event.
Updated: All the 6000 audience tickets have been booked out.
Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony [Go Back]
The 31st Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony is scheduled on 15th of April 2012 in Hong Kong Cultural Center. This world-famous event is regarded as Hong Kong Oscar and aims to promote Hong Kong films and award the great Hong Kong film achievement. Every year the most famous celebrities, actors/actresses, directors and all the best film-making staffs will gather here to celebrate this most important even for film producers. The link leads to the list of Nominee and Award Winner of 2012.
If you are in Hong Kong on this day and pass by the Avenue of Star, even if you cannot get admission to watch the ceremony, you still can feel the excitement of the venue and hear fans screaming. If you are lucky, maybe you can meet some of the famous movie stars, such as Jacky Chan, Chow Yun-fat, Andy Lau, Tony Leung etc.
(Note: Picture Source: Hong Kong Film Awards Association Limited)