Media Art Category‘s Awards Results

Feb 24, 2015

The 20th ifva Festival kicked off on 10 February with the exhibition CINEMA 2.0: HARD CINEMA. Loads of great programmes running over the next one and a half months. The results of the 20th ifva Awards – Media Art Category have been announced. The Gold Award has been withheld this year. Both APHASIA by Huang Yin-tzu (Taiwan) and The Fading Piece by Lau Ching-wa (Hong Kong) win the Silver Award, while The Best Local Work has also granted to Lau. The Special Mention goes to Surveillance by Zhou Shan and Long Xinru (China).

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“Indie is…” Hong Kong Independent Shorts 1995 – 2014 – City Flâneur

Feb 24, 2015

Very fantastic visualised the pre-war building on Chinese 9-square calligraphy paper. Voice In the Darkness gropes along on the streets and discovers the blinds’ difficulty of asking directions. A Thousand Pieces of Gold documented a family‘s life in public housing. The Chronicle of a Drawing; the Footprints of Time uses hand drawn stop-motion animation to express the past and the future. Take a break looks for a solution to deal with the tiring city. Getting Used to Run questions different situations on running, and Neon Goddnesses illustrates the stories of three provincial girls’ in Beijing.

Seven short films about city will be shown in Wong Ping Animation Lab at 3pm on 1 March (Sun). William Kwok, the crew member of A Thousand Pieces of Gold and Jamsen Law, the director of Getting Used to Run will attend the after-screening sharing.

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Lomography x ifva Photography Competition -The story of Indie

Feb 24, 2015

Celebrating 20th anniversary, ifva and Lomography would like to invite you, with your sharpest photographing sense, and your analogue camera to share your independent spirit from the social, familial and individual perspective. The grand prize will get one Lomography LomoKino and a souvenir from ifva, while another two prize winners will receive 10 Piggy Poing toshop in Lomography Online Store. Submission deadline: 2 Mar (Mon).

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“Indie is…” Hong Kong Independent Shorts 1995 – 2014 – Action in Resolution

Feb 24, 2015

Wong Chun ‘s 6th March illustrates different views from 3 protesters and 3 police officers . Tammy Cheung’s Rice distribution documents the incidents happened in the rice distribution tradition during Yu Lan Festival. Fredie Chan ‘s Beautiful Life shows the awakening of an Indonesian domestic helperd and the process on fighting for her beautiful life. The screening will take place in House of Stories at 7:30pm on 6th March (Fri). The directors will join the after-screening discussion.

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