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The 18th ifva Awards - Results Announced

The 18th ifva Awards once again saw an outpouring of participation from talented producers. After months of reviewing submissions, the Award Presentation Ceremony was successfully held at the agnès b. CINEMA in Hong Kong Arts Centre on 16 March (Sat). The guests in attendance that night included Mable Ho (Head of Film Programmes of Leisure and Cultural Services Department), James Soutar (Governor of Pure Art Foundation), Naomi Kawase (world-renowned Japanese director), Tamas Waliczky (Hungarian computer animation pioneer), Raymond Red (pioneers of modern Filipino independent cinema) Felix Chong (renowned Hong Kong film director), Jeffrey Shaw (Dean of the School of Creative Media at the City University in Hong Kong), local artist Adrian Chow, Connie Lam (Executive Director of Hong Kong Arts Centre) and Teresa Kwong (ifva Director of Hong Kong Arts Centre). Results of Gold and Silver Awards of each category had been announced:

Open Category

Gold Award           6th March / Wong Chun
Silver Award         Waiting to Drown / Nick Cheuk
Special Mention    One. Superhero / Ben Tang
  Youth Category
Gold Award        Withhold
Silver Award      Molding / Ng Chak-hang
                           Red Apple / Lee Wai-tam, Tang Lok-yiu
Special Mention
Invisible notes / Tang Yik-chi, Tang Lok-yiu, Tse Chun-lai, Kwong Wai-shan, Fung Yee-man, Chan Tsz-him, Cheng Lok-kwan, Cheng Tsz-tim, Wong Wing-chung, Tam Ching-yiu
Rainbow / Law Ho-pui
Symbiosis / Pun Tsz-wai
Twin Ice / Ma Man-ching, Lee Sin-ming, Chan Chun-hong, Chan Leung-yu Kathy, Ho Ka-wai, Gong Ho-ching Rio, Chung Ka-wai, Tsang Ching-yee
Animation Category

Gold Award         under the lion crotch / Wong Ping
Silver Award        Half / Lai Xueyi, Lin Hongrui
Special Mention  Fishing With Popo / Lilian Fu

Interactive Media Category

Gold Award          Bad Trip / Kwan Tsz-wai Alan
Silver Award        (Atypical Installation) / Wong Yu-hin, Lam Chi-fai
Special Mention   Differential Reality / Kelvin Lee
Best Concept        (Atypical Installation) / Wong Yu-hin, Lam Chi-fai

Asian New Force Category 

Gold Award            The Other Side / Khen Shalem (Israel)
Silver Award          The Home Gleaners/ Zhang Siqing (China)
Special Mention     Malchiki / Ilya Kazankov (Russia)


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ifva experimental series - Lost Moments

  Prog 1: 30 / 3 (Sat) 12:45pm
Prog 2: 31/3 (Sun)
Prog 3: 1/4 (Mon) 12:45pm
agnès b. CINEMA, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Since the 1990s, Hong Kong experimental films and videos have been greatly varied and displayed international vision in terms of their subject matters, form and artistic styles. Talented artists also emerged during this time. Many of them are still mainstays of the Hong Kong cultural and art scene today. Lost Moments takes a look back at local experimental films and videos from the first ifva edition in 1995 to 2005 and allow audiences to appreciate the vibrancy and variety of Hong Kong’s alternative film and video creations.

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