The 16th Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) concluded on Wednesday with a prize ceremony after three days of meetings between film-makers, financiers, producers and sales agents.
The event was held in the margins of FilMart, the film and TV rights sales market that is continuing in Hong Kong at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Some 11 cash and in-kind awards were presented. HAF also partnered with the Cannes Market to present the “HAF Goes to Cannes” program, offering screening opportunities at the Cannes festival’s market in May.
HAF Award (Hong Kong Project)
“Love in the Valley of Daughters” (Hong Kong) Dir. YUEN Han-yan
HAF Award (Non-Hong Kong Project)
“Saving One Who was Dead” (Czech Republic) Dir. Vaclav KADRNKA
“Still Human” (Hong Kong) Dir. Oliver CHAN Siu-kuen
Wanda WIP Lab Award
“From Black and White to Shades of Grey” (China) Dir. HUANG Zi
Wouter Barendrecht Award
“Let Me Rest in Peace” (Japan) Dir. YAMANAKA Yoko
Network of Asian Fantastic Films Award
“Imah” (Indonesia, France) Dir. Eddie CAHYONO
Wutianming Post-Production Award
“Stonewalling” (China) Dir. HUANG Ji
White Light Post-Production Award (HAF Project)
“Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash” (Indonesia) Dir. Edwin
White Light Post-Production Award (WIP Lab Project)
“Mosaic Portrait” (China) Dir. ZHAI Yixiang
G2D Post-Production Award (HAF Project)
“The Big Picture” (South Korea) Dir. E J-yong
G2D Post-Production Award (WIP Lab Project)
“Agnanai – The Atonement” (Japan) Dir. SAKAHARA Atsushi