HAF awards announced

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Asia Financing Forum co organized by the Hong kong Trade development Council(TDC) and Hong Kong Kowloon and New Territories Motion Picture Industry Association Ltd.(MPIA) presented six awards to outstanding film projects .
HAF was held over a period of three days and was responsible for over 630 meetings by directors from Asia to discuss their projects with lawyers, distributors, film financers,bankers and producers.Attendance was up by 20% this year as compared to last year.

The six Awards carry a total sum of HKS$ 410,000 in cash as well as HKS$ 200,000 value in kind.

Sponsored by the Hong Kong Asia Film Finnancing Forum, The Rome Film Festival, The Hubert Bals Fund, as well as Technicolor Thailand Ltd., they were a culmination for the three day forum held from 20 to 22 March 2006.

The awardees are HAF Award ( Hong Kong) - Fat Englishman directed by Lawrence Gray produced by Asad Sultan

HAF Award (Outside Hong Kong) was awarded to - 132 directed by Royston CHAN (Singapore) produced by Eric KHOO / James TOH


-The Unspeakable curse of the OX family directed by SU Chao-pin(Taiwan) produced by Jimmy HUANG Chih-ming The two awards carried a cash prize of HK 100,000/- Approx USD 13,000/- each and were presented by the Hong Kong asia Film Finnancing Forum

Rome Film festival Award -Utopia directed by Apichatpong
WEERASETHKUL(Thailand) produced by Apichatpong WEERASETHKUL The above award carried a prize of approx USD 15000/- (approx HKD 117,000) and was awarded to a project that demonstrated the best of innovative talent by an Asaian filmmaker and was selected by representative from the Rome Film Festival

Technicolor Thailand Post production Award was awarded to - Air, directed by ZHANG Yang produced by Er Young


- The Maid -A New Beginning Directed by Kelvin TONG produced by Daniel YUN/CHAN Pui-yin /SEAH Saw-yam

The award consists of two awards of approx 13000/- USD each (Approx HKD 100,000 And were given to projects
1) with the highest potential FOR film Finnancing
2) of which the directors have directed at least one film, TV commercial or Documentary or TV program and
3) which is willing to undertake post production in Thailand.
This award was selected and decided by representatives from Technicolor Thailand Ltd.

Hubert Bals Fund award - Part Ocean, Part Flame directed by Liu Fan Dou produced by Liu Xia Dian The above award was presented by Hubert Bals Fund, International Film Festival Rotterdam. This award carried a cash component of EUR 10000/- approx HKD 93000/-

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