Organised by the Hong Kong Arts Centre and sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the 22nd ifva is officially launched. There are five categories under the ifva Awards, namely, “Open”, “Youth”, “Animation”, “Media Arts” and “Asian New Force”, receiving local and Asian shorts, animations and and media art works. In order to encourage participations, attractive prizes will be given out to winners of the 22nd ifva Awards: cash prizes totaling up to HK$320,000 for Gold and Silver Award Winners are sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Pure Art Foundation, professional shooting equipment and software by Blackmagic Design Asia Pte Ltd. Winners may also have a chance to visit overseas to gain experience for their next creative experiments.
Jurors of this year include: veteran journalist and columnist Lee Yee, renowned director and screenwriter Yau Nai-hoi, director Adam Wong and screenwriter Saville Chan of She Remembers, He Forgets, founder of 100 Most and Black Paper Roy Tsui, multimedia artist and animation designer Eddy Hui, motion graphic designer Mandy Tsang, media art artist Bryan Chung etc.
The 22nd ifva Awards is now open for submissions and nominations!
Submission Deadline: 17 / 10 / 2016 (Mon) 6pm (Hong Kong Time)
Finalist Announcement: Jan 2017
Result announcement: 18th March 2017, in the 22nd ifva Awards Presentation Ceremony
Supported by Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association