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Hawai Fest audience awards

(Wednesday, October 27, 2010) -- The Audience Awards, presented by Hawaii News Now, for Favorite Narrative Feature, Documentary and Short, have been determined. Throughout the festival, ballots were distributed for the first screening of every eligible film, 214 in all. The following films were chosen by audience members as their favorites for this year's edition of The Hawaii International Film Festival.FAVORITE NARRATIVE FEATURE: ONE KINE DAY directed by Chuck Mitsui.FAVORITE DOCUMENTARY FEAT...

Hawaii International Film Festival turns 30th this fall, alook back to top ten greatest moments in history

2010 is a momentous year for the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) as it celebrates 30 years as the premiere film festival in the Pacific! It is a venue where filmmakers can connect with each other and the public says HIFF executive director Chuck Boller. "Numerous exciting milestones and productive and profitable encounters have happened at HIFF over the last 30 years, creating opportunities for future projects and friendships." Of the many significant events th...

Hawaii Film Fest wraps another one for 73 000 viewers

The 27th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), the premier international film event in the Asia-Pacific region, ended its latest 10-day fall festival which took place from October 18-28, 2007, on a high note. HIFF"s offering of nearly 200 films from 40 countries throughout the world attracted 73,000 viewers, a 5% increase from 2006, with more than 300 delegates in attendance, which was a significant jump from previous years. Many "firsts" were introduced du...

Selection of Panels at Hawai festival

The 27th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), on Oahu from October 18 – 28, does more than just showcase premiere and award-winning films from around the world. Through seminars, it presents a variety of professionals that open the forum of arts, philosophy, and culture to take festival goers around the world and back. Through its youth education programs, it also inspires the next generation to pursue opportunities in digital creative media and to broaden their hori...

Kung Fu Hustle wins 6 awards in Hong Kong

KUNG FU HUSTLE wins 6 awards including Best Picture at 24th Hong Kong Film Awards. “Winning Best Picture was not surprising considering KUNG FU HUSTLE was the number one box office hit of all time in Hong Kong and a big hit at the Sundance Film Festival.,” said Chuck Boller, executive director at HIFF. “KUNG FU HUSTLE is a funny slapstick action comedy with one of Asia’s hottest actors Stephen Chow. The 24th Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony was held on March 27, 2005 at the Ho...

Hawai Fest full schedule, Phantom Below to open

HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SPRING SHOWCASE HAS RECORD BREAKING TICKET SALESOver 2,500 tickets sold in the first two days.HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SPRING SHOWCASE presented by Commercial Data Systems, has record breaking ticket sales. Over 2,500 tickets were sold in the first two days. The 8th Annual HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SPRING SHOWCASE will be held on Oahu at the Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theatres on April 1st through the 7th. The Spring Film Festival will feature 3...

Jeff Chung, becomes HIFF’s new President and Chairman

HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE NEW PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORSGeneral Manager and Vice President of the local TV station, KBFD, Jeff Chung, becomes HIFF’s new President and ChairmanHawaii International Film Festival announces its new President and Chairman of the Board of Directors. General Manager and Vice President of local TV station KBFD, Jeff Chung, began his term on January 1, 2005. “Jeff Chung has been very involved with HIFF over the years as a ...

Hawaii Festival Spring Fling will feature 21 films

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris DacusMarch 11, 2004 Email: media@hiff.orgHAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SPRING FLING PRESENTED BY COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS SHOWCASES 21 EMERGING INDEPENDENT FILMSFilm Festival offers movie buffs a wide diversity of 21 films from 13 countriesHONOLULU –The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is proud to present its 7th annual SPRING FLING presented by COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS, a showcase of new, emerging cinema to kick off the New Year. Signature Do...

HIFF fest director shopping film in Berlin

HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RETURNS FROM IRAN AND BERLIN FILM FESTIVALS WITH NEW FILMSChuck Boller, Executive Director of HIFF, secures new films from Iran and Berlin film festivalsChuck Boller, Executive Director for the Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival just returned from two major film festivals, Fajr International Film Festival held in Iran and the Berlin International Film Festival held in Germany. “Our focus at the Louis Vuitton Hawaii Internation...


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