HK Day opens at 8th American Film Market
Hong Kong Day features events and screenings highlighting international opportunities for film production in Hong Kong. The event opens at the 8th American Film Market (AFM) which will be taking place at Santa Monica, United States.
November 13, 2017
By Daphne Neo
A new generation of filmmakers is transforming Hong Kong’s movie scene. Reflecting this trend, a seminar entitled, The Changing Hong Kong Movie Scene: What is New, How and Why will be having young directors and distributor from Hong Kong discussing the latest developments in local cinema and how new Hong Kong movies are different from conventional ones.
A Hong Kong Reception will also be held for attendees of the AFM to give them an opportunity network with film industry leaders from Hong Kong as well as around the world. Meanwhile, film premieres from 2 to 5 November by Hong Kong companies will be showcasing some of Asia’s top productions.
Some of the featured films include Always Be With You and Undercover Punch and Gun from China 3D Digital Distribution Ltd, Invincible Dragon Promo Reel from Pegasus Motion Pictures Distribution Ltd, Legend of the Naga Pearls, The Founding of An Army and Monkey King Reloaded from Media Asia Distribution Ltd, Paradox from Bravo Pictures, Tea Pets, Hostile, The Lady in the Portrait and The Dreamseller from All Rights Entertainment Ltd.
The 13 companies who will be at the AFM are All Rights Entertainment Ltd, Bravos Pictures Ltd, China 3D Digital Distribution Ltd, Distribution Workshop (HK) Ltd, Edko Films Ltd, Emperor Motion Pictures, Entertaining Power Co Ltd, Golden Network Asia Ltd, Media Asia Distribution Ltd, Mega-Vision Project Workshop Ltd, Mei Ah Entertainment Group, Pegasus Motion Pictures Distribution Ltd and Universe Films Distribution Ltd.
The HKTDC is established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body dedicated to creating opportunities for Hong Kong’s businesses. With more than 40 offices globally, including 13 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China, Asia and the world.
With 50 years of experience, the HKTDC organises international exhibitions, conferences and business missions to provide companies, particularly SMEs, with business opportunities on the mainland and in international markets, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and digital channels including media room.