Jockey Club ifva Everywhere – 48 Hour Film Challenge Showcase

Participating teams had to create a brand new short film with the theme “Critical Moment” in 48 hours. From scriptwriting, seeking location, casting to rolling, and followed by post-production like editing and sound design, the teams have literally experienced some critical moments. The “Jury Prize” was chosen by professional jurors Kwan Pun-leung, Yau Nai-hoi and Clement Cheng while the premiere audiences have casted their votes for “Audience Prize” in December 2017.

15/3 (Thu) | 7:30pm | Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema | 82’ | Free admission

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The Signal
NGHOAH
Chan Chun-hing Tony, Ashely Choi, Kasa Brella, Scarlett Y., Cheung Ho-tak David, Chan To, Jayco La, Zoek Chan, Will Cheng, Hanz Au, Henry Chu, Acid Fong
Col / 7’59”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Jury Prize, 48 Hour Film Challenge

Long plans to propose to his girlfriend. His exgirlfriend took away her cat, and he realises his ring is lost. Hallucinations are expectations, dreams, and fear. At this juncture, should he go forward, or back down?


Sonatina
187 Club
Boss Wong, Norris Wong, Peter Clock, Alfred Pong, Aj Chan, Daisy Yung, Brother Chiu, Fanny Siu, Chan Hiu-lam, Wong Pui-man, Elvan Lau, Ricky Ng
Col / 8’00”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

New body guard Chow feels puzzled by a strange woman who shrugs her shoulders, shakes her head and smiles at him. He asks his colleague Mak, but both cannot figure out why. Mak finally knows the real meanings of her act when he was shot in an accident.


To You, My Dearest
Shut the Freak Up
Chan Hoi-hang, Tang Yu-hin Wallace, Chan Tin-shun, Tom Yick, Ho Wai-fung, Tsui Wai-yu
Col / 6’24”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

When the yellow rose loses her thorns, and when she is no longer untouchable, it is time for her to say goodbye. Even though she is badly hurt, she leaves with her head up and smile. My dearest, can you help me find the missing her?


Mother’s Note
Happy Jim’s Friends
Jimmy Leung, Lam Ting-hin, Kitling Poon, Suey Tang, Johnny Chow, Carlos Leung, Yiuman Fung, Kira Fung, Jeffery Hui, Kelvin Lam
Col / 7’57”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Tung’s brother tags along Tung to attend a spiritual communications session. Tung’s friends, feeling annoyed, bully Tung’s brother, whose revenge puts Tung poisoned with mushrooms. What should Tung’s friends do?


The Temple Street’s Buddha
ZELIG
Chan Ngai Melody Ava, Wong Chin-yan, Wong Man-chak, Leung Chui-yi, Wang Tsz-ho, Yiu Tan-ying, Choi Ka-ho, Chan Siu-hang, Tong Sai-cheong, Tan Cheng-hwee, Wong Hon-yi, Chan Fong-yuen
Col / 6’10”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

A monk from China takes shelter in a shabby house on Temple Street as he has nowhere else to stay. He discovers in the house a tree demon that feeds on babies. He decides to protect the babies and battle with the evil tree demon.


Pumping Heart
Non-Stop Production
Wong Tin-shing, Kathly Yeung, Ip Wong, Lam Kwok-san, MK Li, Fung Ho-ning, Fan Cheuk-nam, Ho Tsun-san, Lee Hau-man, Ng Tsz-wai, Wong Ching, Kelly Wong
Col / 8’00”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Before a boy commits suicide by jumping off a roof top, a woman pleads for a will from him to donate his heart to her daughter, a heart disease patient urgently looking for a heart replacement to survive.


Assessment
1984 Studio
Tony Ngan, Jeff Lee, Sammi Shew, Wahid Lui, If Yu, Lemon Chan, Mike Yip, Buber Mak, Wong Ho-lam
Col / 7’32”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

An investment bank manager gets laid-off, and he hopes to re-gain his life through “The Company”. He must pass through their assessment before enjoying the service, but things are not as smooth as he has expected…


Just For Fun
Pomato
Ko Kong-ling, Wong Ka-fu, Ho Xi-cei, So Wing-ki, Lee Chung-yin, Chan Hoi-yin, Chan Kin-yan, Kwan Ho-kit, Wong Wing-tung, Wong Chun-po
Col / 7’59”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Audience Prize, 48 Hour Film Challenge

Ching and his friend organised a stand-up comedy, but the performance angered a mafia gang. The gang threatens to execute them, unless they can make the gang laugh. Ching starts to reflect upon why he is doing stand-up comedies.


Emergency
D0418
Lin Wei-ting, Lau Kam-yan, Fu Yu, Lee Sung-man, Lau Sze-yan, Yiu Tsz-kwan, Fung Wai-sze, Mak Chi-ho, Pun Lam-shing, Leung Tsun-wai, Lai Kai-fung, Kwan Ka-man
Col / 6’02”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Uncle’s condition turns critical when the elder brother is attending an important interview. After knowing the bad news, the younger brother and their mother rush to the hospital. Elder brother who was not able to answer the emergency call reads the message of the death of his uncle.


Monster
CM Potato
Tsang Chung-yin, Au Man-lok, Frank Chun Wu, Chung Yik-ching, Chow King-kan Kingston, Chan Wing-man, Fung Wai-yan, Lau Hiu-yi, Li Ka-wai, Tang Kwan-yeung, Cheng Pak-long, Leung Kwok-pang
Col / 8’00”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Six hours from the e-Sports final, our protagonist’s long-time teammate suddenly disappears. With prolonged insomnia and living on medication, he is at the verge of mental breakdown. Can he find his comrade in time, and seize the opportunity to be a professional e-Sports player in the end?


Flow in the Wind
Blue Story
Lee Pei-yi, Kang Sze-wen, Chen Yu-hsiang, Wang Yun-hsin
Col / 7’39”/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Ling, widow and single mother, immigrated to Hong Kong four years ago. Slightly bipolar, she loses custody of her daughter. No more family, no more shelter, no more job. These changes are just light as air to her.



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