Hong Kong International Film Festival

Hong Kong, China


  • The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) was started by the Urban Council, Hong Kong in 1977. From this year onward, the festival will be organized by the newly established Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The festival is a member of F.I.A.P.F. (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) and it is a 16-day non-competitive festival organized during the easter holidays annually. Since its inception, the festival has been highly regarded as the showcase of asian cinema and a platform of Hong Kong cinema retrospective. (from the festival's web site, 2000)


Audience Choice Award

  • Up to 2003 the FIPRESCI Prize is the only official award handed out.

FIPRESCI Prize - Special Mention

Firebird Award - Special Mention

Fresh Wave Award (Short Film) - Best Film

Fresh Wave Award (Short Film) - Special Mention

Golden DV Award

Golden DV Award - Special Mention

Golden Firebird Award

Humanitarian Award (Documentary)

Humanitarian Award (Documentary) - Special Mention

Internet Audience Award

Jury Prize


SIGNIS Award - Special Mention

Short Film - Grand Prize

Short Film - Jury Prize

Silver DV Award

Silver Firebird Award

Special Prize (Hong Kong)

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