ifva Awards

The submission of the 22nd ifva Awards has been closed.

The finalist results will be announced in December 2016.

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OBJECTIVES

  • To discover and nurture the next currents for local creative industry of moving images
  • To encourage creativity, aesthetics and innovative use of medium
  • To encourage cross-fertilization of creativity, knowledge and experience on media creation among different regions in Asia

CATEGORIES

Local competition

Open Category: Entrants must be at the age of 18 or above, Hong Kong permanent residents.
Youth Category: Entrants must be at the age of 17 or below, Hong Kong permanent residents.
Animation Category: Entries must be animation works. Entrants have no age restriction. Entrants must be Hong Kong permanent residents.
Media Art Category -

Hong Kong Division:

Entries must be media artworks. Entrants have no age restriction. Entrants must be Hong Kong permanent residents. 

All entries from Hong Kong and Asia Division will be assessed together.

Asian Competition

Asian New Force Category: Entrants have no age restriction. Entrants must be nationals / permanent residents of Asian countries and regions (excluding Hong Kong). It aims to nurture and encourage exchanges among all Asian independent practitioners.
Media Art Category - 

Asia Division:

Entries must be media artworks. Entrants have no age restriction. Entrants must be nationals / permanent residents of Asian countries and regions. (excluding Hong Kong). 

All entries from Hong Kong and Asia Division will be assessed together.

*Entrant Eligibilities details, please refer to Regulations & Details (PDF version – II. Entrant Eligibilities)


ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Open, Youth, Animation, Asian New Force Category

  • Entries must be produced in or after 1st October 2015. Works that have been updated after the said date are also eligible.
  • The maximum running time of Entries (except those of Media Art Category) is 30 minutes (including end credits).

Media Art Category

  • Entries must be produced in or after 1st October 2015. Works that have been updated after the said date are also eligible.
  • Entry must be a Completed Work.
  • Media Art works can be in all forms and formats. Digital art, net art, computer game, sound art, kinetic art and any other time-based installation are all welcome.

* Entry Requirement details, please refer to Regulations & Details (PDF version – III. Entry Requirements)


AWARDS & PRIZES

Open Youth Animation Asian New Force Media Art
Finalists (Ten) One Finalist Certificate will be granted. Works will be showcased in “The 22nd ifva Festival”.
      Roundtrip flight tickets will be partially subsidised and hotel accommodation will be provided to visit Hong Kong for “The 22nd ifva Festival” Roundtrip flight tickets will be partially subsidised and hotel accommodation will be provided for the finalists in Asia Division to visit Hong Kong for “The 22nd ifva Media Art Exhibition” 1
Awards Gold

Award

(One)

  • HK$50,000 Cash Prize 2
  • Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K EF3 3
  • One Trophy
  • HK$20,000 Cash Prize 2
  • Blackmagic Resolve License 3
  • One Trophy
  • HK$50,000 Cash Prize 2
  • Blackmagic Fusion License 3
  • One Trophy
  • HK$30,000 Cash Prize 2
  • Blackmagic VIdeo Assist 3
  • One Trophy
  • HK$50,000 Cash Prize 4
  • Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera 3
  • One Trophy
Silver

Award

(One)

  • HK$30,000 Cash Prize 2
  • One Trophy
  • HK$10,000 Cash Prize 2
  • One Trophy
  • HK$30,000 Cash Prize 2
  • One Trophy
  • HK$20,000 Cash Prize 2
  • One Trophy
  • HK$30,000 Cash Prize 4
  • One Trophy
Special

Mention

  • One Certificate
  • One Certificate
  • One Certificate
  • One Certificate
  • One Certificate
Best

Local Work

(One)

   
  • One Festival Visit 5
  • One Trophy

1. All Media Art Category Finalist works will be showcased in “The 22nd ifva Media Art Exhibition” which will be held in March 2017. Roundtrip flight tickets will be partially subsidised and hotel accommodation will be provided for those finalists in Asia Division to set up the exhibition in Hong Kong.

2. Apart from Media Art Category, all cash prizes for Open, Youth, Animation and Asian New Force Category are sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

3. Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K EF, Blackmagic Resolve License, Blackmagic Fusion License, Blackmagic VIdeo Assist and Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera are sponsored by Blackmagic Design Asia Pte. Limited. Blackmagic Design Asia Pte. Limited reserves the right to offer a substitute prize of equivalent value.

4. The cash prize of Gold and Sliver Awards of Media Art Category are sponsored by the Pure Art Foundation.

5. One Festival Visit sponsored by the Pure Art Foundation will be granted to the Best Local Work winner of Media Art Category. The winner may choose to attend one of the following:

a. Ars Electronica (in Austria, September 2017); or Transmediale (in Germany, February 2018)

One roundtrip flight ticket (economic class) and 6-day-5-night accommodation will be sponsored.

6. In the event of more than one entries receiving an award, the Organiser reserves the right to redistribute the cash prizes according to the original ratio among specific awards assigned to the category. Each award must not exceed its ceiling amount.

7. The Jury Panel reserves the right to withhold an award if they find none of the Entry merits a particular award and prize.


TIMELINE

Application and Work Submission Deadline 17th October 2016 (Monday) 6:00pm

(Hong Kong Time)

Finalist Selection Jury Meeting November to December 2016
Announcement of finalists result

(Finalist entrants will be notified individually)

January 2017
Awards Selection Jury Meeting February to March 2017
The 22nd ifva Festival March 2017
The 22nd ifva Award Presentation Ceremony

(Announcement of the Results)

18th March 2017

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