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Entertainment Expo Hong Kong

Entertainment Expo Hong Kong has been the region's leading entertainment industry event since 2005, attracting leading players from Asia's entertainment industry.

Featuring film, TV, music and digital entertainment, the Expo is a great platform for business deals, financing, forums, screenings, competitions and award presentations.

Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART)

FILMART, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council since 1997, is one of the largest entertainment markets in Asia. Internationally renowned producers, distributors, investors and professionals join FILMART to launch promotions, network with key industry players and make business deals.

The 20th FILMART held in March 2016 attracted more than 800 exhibitors from over 30 countries and regions and more than 7 300 visitors from over 50 countries and regions.

Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF)

Founded in 1976, the HKIFF is Asia's oldest international film festival and a pioneer in introducing Hong Kong, Chinese language and Asian cinema and filmmakers to the world.

Annually screening around 250 titles from more than 50 countries in over 10 major cultural venues across the territory, the HKIFF is one of the Hong Kong's largest cultural events. The festival features world and international premieres of Hong Kong and Asian films, and Asian premieres of international films.

Hong Kong Film Awards

The annual Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony, which recognises excellence in Hong Kong cinema, has been held since 1982. Awards are given in various categories to acknowledge our filmmakers’ achievements and encourage excellence. It is also a leading event for the entertainment industry in Asia.

Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF)

HAF is Asia's premier film project market which facilitates co-productions by some of the most exciting filmmakers in Asia. The three-day event provides filmmakers with opportunities to discuss their projects with top film financiers, producers, bankers, distributors, buyers and other film industry professionals, through private meetings, networking events and screenings.

Many internationally acclaimed filmmakers launched their projects through HAF. Many such films have been successfully released and featured in premier international festivals. Launched in 2000, HAF will stage its 15th edition in 2017.

Asian Film Awards (AFA)

Inaugurated in 2007, the AFA celebrates excellence in Asian cinema through the annual presentation of awards to the many diverse talents and films that make up the dynamic film industries of the region. The awards night is a spectacular gathering of celebrities, industry professionals and the media that highlights and publicises the year's achievements in Asian movies.