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The HKIFF is one of Asia’s most reputable platforms for filmmakers, film professionals and filmgoers from all over the world to launch new works and experience outstanding films.

Screening over 280 titles from more than 50 countries in 11 major cultural venues across the territory, the Festival is Hong Kong’s largest cultural event that reaches an audience of over 600,000, including 5,000 business executives who attend the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART), a concurrent event of the HKIFF.

Committed to discovering new talent, the Festival premieres the breadth of Chinese cinema and showcases Asian talents. As a lifestyle event, festival-goers can enjoy world-class films, attend seminars hosted by leading filmmakers from around the world, visit film exhibitions, join celebration parties, and more.

The Festival draws extensive media coverage from over 500 local and international press members and continues to grow in importance as one of the premier platforms to launch films in Asia.

 

Camerado SE Asia: New UK Co-Producer & Tax Deductions for 1970 Vietnam War-Era 'Freedom Deal'

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Hello Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters from Camerado producer Jason Rosette and the 'Freedom Deal' Feature Film Team in Cambodia: We are happy to share two New Important Developments regarding our SE Asian Vietnam War-era feature drama, 'Freedom Deal' (www.freedomdealmovie.com), taking place in Cambodia during Nixon's 1970 Cambodia incursion. 1) We now welcome onboard a talented, UK-based co-producer for the project, Alec Cheschi; Alec worked with us a few years ago when he ...

Cambodian Feature Film FREEDOM DEAL Fights Funding Challenges, Lack of Cinema Infrastructure | PR Log

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Cambodian Feature Film FREEDOM DEAL Fights Funding Challenges, Lack of Cinema InfrastructureCambodian Feature Film FREEDOM DEAL Fights Funding Challenges, Lack of Cinema Infrastructure, and Sluggish Global Economy to Reveal the Untold Story of the Secret 1970 US War in Cambodia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stern_Kid_NIxon_SoldierPRLog (Press Release) - May 03, 2012 - May 3, Phnom Penh Cambodia A group of  Khmer and Foreign filmmakers and artists, including a ...

Vietnam-War era Supernatural Cambodian Feature Film in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Local Casting Session Updates & Pix

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Camerado SE Asia, producer of the supernatural US-Vietnam wartime drama taking place in 1970 Cambodia during Nixon's 'Cambodia Incursion', FREEDOM DEAL, is happy to announce that our first local (Cambodian) casting session, held April 28, 2012, has been successfully concluded! Potential actor for the role of the Viet Cong guerilla, 'TRINH', attending the April 28, 2012 open call for FREEDOM DEAL.  FREEDOM DEAL writer-director ...

CAMBOFEST, Cambodia International Film Festival Gears up for 5th Edition

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CAMBOFEST, Cambodia International Film Festival Gears up for 5th Edition   CAMBOFEST, Cambodia International Film Festival, the 1st international film festival in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime, continues to gather sponsors and gear up for its historic 5th edition. CAMBOFEST, Cambodia International Film Festival, http://www.cambofest.com, the 1st international film festival in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime, adds to its existing sponsor...

Asian supernatural war drama, FREEDOM DEAL, set to undertake local casting in real-life 'Apocalypse Now' areas of Cambodia

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Local Casting to Commence for Vietnam war-era feature drama, FREEDOM DEAL "The Department of Cinema and Cultural Diffusion totally supports your initiation into film production!“  - Cambodian government statement of support from Mr. Sin Chan Saya, Director Department of Cinema and Cultural Diffusion, Phnom Penh Cambodia FREEDOM DEAL (www.freedomdealmovie.com), a feature film by Camerado SE Asia, now shifts to Phase III of the development process. Thanks to al...

Corrections regarding Claus Mueller's article about Cambodian Cinema

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In June 2010 I received the following email from New York based correspondent and Cambodian cinema afficianado Claus Mueller:   From: Claus Mueller <filmexchange@gmail.com> To: The CamboFest Team <info@cambofest.com> Subject: Re: combofest lite december 2010 Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 14:35:29 -0400   Hello JR In late April we communicated about  CamboFestLite.....Since I may be in Phnom Penh in December I am most interest...

CamboFest, Cambodia: Ongoing submissions now open for the 5th Edition

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CALL for ENTRIES!  For the 5th Edition of CamboFest, Cambodia's longest running ongoing international movie event: Filmmakers submit here: http://www.cambofest.com/submit/submit.html ...or bring DVD/VCD screeners in person to the vintage 'Royal' cinema in Kampot, Cambodia to receive a fee waiver (see submissions page, above, for map and details) More Information on the CAMBOFEST Submission Form (PDF) ...

Only one day to go then we can say "Welcome to Terracotta Festival!"

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPwvMD2jmBM&feature=share   Directors Teddy Chen (Bodyguards and Assassins), Wong Ching Po (Revenge: A Love Story), Clement Cheng (Gallants) and Yoshihiro Nishimura (Helldriver). ...

Terracotta Far East Film Festival May 5th -8th 2011 Full line-up

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Running from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th May 2011, this year’s 14 films selected to represent the best in current Asian Cinema:    Opening Film: The Lost Bladesman (UK Premiere) – dir. Alan Mak and Felix Chong (co-writers, Infernal Affairs), China. Donnie Yen (Ip Man) as the legendary historical Three Kingdoms figure, Guan Yu. Hotel Black Cat (European Premiere) – dir. Herb Hsu (debut), Taiwan. Past traumas still linger with the eclectic residents at Hotel Black Cat. ...

Meet the directors for Masterclass at Terracotta Festival Sat 7th and Sunday 8th May 2011

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Open to Terracotta Festival ticket holders/ festival pass holders only.Free, registration required. Terracotta Far East Film Festival invites film-makers, film-students and any Asian film goers to attend our Masterclasses with guest directors.   Masterclass with Sam Voutas RED LIGHT REVOLUTION director: "Turn On the Red Light: Marketing Your Concept" - Saturday 7th May 11am -11.50am Join director Sam Voutas in a Masterclass on how he turned his film concept to a reality. The...

Asian Cinema Showcase at MoMA

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(A LETTER TO UNCLE BONMEE, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)    September is only 9 days old, and already the pace of the worldwide film scene is in high gear. As the Venice International Film Festival goes into its final weekend, the excitement is just starting today at the Toronto International Film Festival. Add to that an excellent regional event on the lux island of Martha's Vineyard in Cape Cod, the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival (www.mvfilmsociety.org), a...

Meet the PROS at FAREAST UDINE Festival = FREDERIC AMBROISINE, expert on ASIAN Cinema

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 Fred and LUNG KONG at Udine FAREAST Film Festival 2010 One of the most, if not THE most ubiquitous photojournalists covering the 12th edition of FAREAST UDINE Film Festival is without a doubt,  Frederic AMBROISINE. Referring to himself as an expert on ASIAN Cinema and acquisitions consultant, you can count on seeing Frederic on a daily basis, early in the morning, wherever the action is, at the CINEMA GIOVANI, Visionario, and at ALL the press conferences. Usually stationed in ...

Berlin's Asian Embrace

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  As has become a pleasant habit here at the Berlinale, Asian cinema is highly prominent in all sections of the Festival. The Berlinale has long been the international launching pad for films and filmmakers from the Far East. The Festival is credited with giving their first international recognition to such celebrated filmmakers as Ang Lee, Zhang Yimou, Kim Ki-Duk, Johnnie To and Chan Wook Park. Ang Lee's debut film PUSHING HANDS premiered in Berlin and Lee eventually went on  to win ...

:: CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Winners Announced Online Dec 20, 8PM (Cambodia Time) ::

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CAMBOFEST: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia (www.cambofest.com) wraps its 3rd season, with stills and video now viewable - and being continually updated - on our official blog@ http://cambofest.blogspot.com WINNERS OF THE GRABAY MEAS (Golden Buffalo) TO BE ANNOUNCEDvia Video Blog and other URLsDecember 20th, approx 8PM (Cambodia Time) at the top of our Blog at http://cambofest.blogspot.com  This year's Cambofest was held in the Coastal town of Kampot, Cambodia, in a vintage, ...

Eurasia Competition at Tallinn FF

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  ENTER THE VOID (Gaspar Noe, France)  The main event here at POFF, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, which is entering its final weekend, is the Eurasia International Competition, a mix of 21 films hailing from Europe and Asia. The films on view have been acclaimed at other film festivals on the circuit and are making their Eastern European or Baltic Premieres at the event. As a whole, this is an astonishing survey of current trends in world cinema. European titles ...

Asiaticafilmmediale, encounters with Asian Cinema

The largest event in Italy dedicated to Asian cinema with Italian and European premieres (features, documentaries, shorts), special events and homages to film directors.

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