Hong Kong Kowloon Film Festival (4th)


09 Jul 2018
Call for entries

23 Aug 2018
Early deadline

19 Oct 2018
Standard deadline

21 Dec 2018
Late deadline

10 May 2019
Festival closed

13 May 2019
Notification date

25 May 2019
26 May 2019


Hoi Ting Road,  999077, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Festival description
Short Films
Feature Films

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
Chinese English
Chinese English
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The Hong Kong Kowloon Film Festival accept all forms and genres.

All non-English language films must be subtitled in English.

Festival start: 25 May 2019      Festival end: 26 May 2019

The Hong Kong Kowloon Film Festival (HKKFF) is an annually film festival to showcase innovative independent film makers and artists from around the world.

HKKFF is aiming to inspire, motivate and award new talent.

The Hong Kong Kowloon Film Festival accepts all forms and genres: short films, medium length films, feature films, drama, experimental, comedy, horror, slow cinema, sci fi, fantasy, animation, and documentary.

Best Narrative Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature Film
Best Animated Feature Film
Best Narrative Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Animated Short Film
Best Underground Film
Best Experimental Film
Best Music Video

The Hong Kong Kowloon Film Festival accept all forms and genres.

Films must be submitted via online screener (Vimeo, YouTube, or Festhome).

All non-English language films must be subtitled in English.

The exhibition version (film) must be submitted in the following file formats: Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in EXT2/EXT3 format with 24Fps, plus 2 Blu-ray discs.

An online private screener (Vimeo, Youtube with a password) file (MP4, MOV,etc.) is needed. Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival.

All submission materials WILL NOT be returned. We also accept submissions that have premiered elsewhere and that may have distribution agreements already in place. Multiple entries are allowed, however a separate entry form must be submitted for each.

The filmmaker holds the Hong Kong Kowloon Film Festival, its management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from entry.

The filmmaker certifies to have full rights. Producer will indemnify the organizers of the Festival against all claims, demands, costs, damages, expenses (including legal fees), proceedings and losses resulting from the screening of the film at the Festival or from claims by any third parties.

The Hong Kong Kowloon Film Festival will showcase number of feature films and short films. Each film we designate as an "Official Selection" will receive a high-resolution .png image of our festival laurels to be used for marketing and promotional materials as the filmmaker sees fit Out of the official selections, an international jury will select one winner in each category (Narrative feature, Documentary feature, Narrative short, Documentary short...) The winning filmmakers will receive a high-resolution .png image of our festival laurels with the "WINNER" label to be used as the filmmaker sees fit. With the filmmaker's permission, we will also host the winning films prominently on our website.

Please note that only films with " WINNER" and a few film with " Finalist" will be screened in cinema, with a Red Capet and Q&A section.



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