“Vampire Diary” is a $1 million comedy directed by Hong Kong scriptwriter-turned-director Anthony Yan and produced by veteran TV actor Ha Yu. It tells the story of a school girl and her two little friends on an adventure to bring a beautiful thousand-year-old female vampire back to her ancient home. It won the Hong Kong project category.
“The Third Wife,” which won the non-Hong Kong project award, is about the struggle of a young girl wedded to a much older man in an arranged marriage in late 19th-century rural Vietnam. It also bagged the White Light Post-Production Award.
Two other Hong Kong-related projects also came out as winners: Paul Sze Pak-lam’s “Hypnotize the Jury,” a Hong Kong production that scooped the Network of Asian Fantastic Films Award,