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“Indie is…” Hong Kong independent short films 1995 – 2014
Free Admission, Seat Reservation is needed

Two outdoor screenings of “Indie is…” short film series have been successfully conducted at the main entrance of Hong Kong Arts Centre and Ta Kwu Ling Ping Yeung Village. With more than 60 selected gold awarded short films will be featured, “Indie is…” screening series aim to bring independent cinema to different districts and communities in Hong Kong, and to spark fruitful discussions.

Memory Lingers / Mesmerising Dreamland
28/2 (Sat), 2pm & 5pm | A Space, Asia Art Archive

City Flâneur / Cool is the New Attitude
1/3 (Sun), 3pm & 5:30pm | Wong Ping Animation Lab

The Sparks of Youth
2/3 (Mon), 8pm | Skyhigh Creative Partners A Jockey Club Initiative for Innovative Minds

Revolution in Action
6/3 (Fri), 7:30pm | Hong Kong House of Stories

More screenings >>>

The 20th ifva Awards
Open, Animation, Youth, Asian New Force Category Finalist screenings and
Jury Recommendation Programmes

The finalist works of 20th ifva Awards are certainly not to be missed, the juries’ recommendation of non-finalist works are also worth checking out. All the finalist works as well as the juries’ recommendation will be screened in March. To allow more in depth exchanges between directors and audiences, we have arranged all the finalist works of each competition category to be screened together each time; for the same ticket price despite the lengthened duration! Tickets available at URBTIX now!

Finalist works and trailers:
Open Category>>>
Animation Category>>>
Youth Category>>>
Asian New Force Category>>>

Jury Recommendation>>>

Last Call for application!
“Visceral Cinema: VR and Physical Interaction” and Post-Production Colour Grading Workshops

“Visceral Cinema: VR and Physical Interaction” workshop will introduce the newly developed Oculus Rift which is a hamlet-like display device that offers 3D vision and is synced with the user’s head movements. Together with the cross-platform freeware Unity, and the Leapmotion controller which follows movements of the fingers, workshop participants will author a virtual reality scenario and explore various forms of cinematic viscerality.

No films and TV advertisements goes published without post-production, and in it colour grading plays a vital role. This three-hour Post-Production Colour Grading Workshops by ifva and Blackmagic Design explores this aspect of filmmaking with the help of DaVinci Resolve, a widely-used colour grading software in the industry. From basic concepts to practical uses, you will master the trick to turn an independent production into a professional masterpiece with minimum costs.