2015 "Hong Kong Best Film Awards"
Early Bird Deadline: December 6, 2014
Official Deadline: January 10, 2015
Feature-length narrative and documentary films:
February 14, 2015
Feature films must have been completed after
January 1, 2014.
Premiere status will be one of the factors considered when determining a film’s inclusion in the competition. For feature films, select Asian, American and international narrative features making their world, international, North American or US premieres compete in the Narrative Competition.
Feature films in a language other than Chinese or English must be subtitled in English.
Filmmakers must deliver final format (as indicated) for consideration. No exceptions will be permitted.
Please be advised that we'll require:
For features: 35mm, DCP (must be DCI compliant) or HDCam (not HDCam SR).
Digital press kits with photo stills (color and black/white).
Headshots of Director(s), Lead Actors and Writer(s).
Biographies of Director(s), Lead Actors and Writer(s).
Trailers, clip reels, posters, postcards, and EPKs, if available.
Payment in US dollars may be made by check, money order, American Express, Visa, or Mastercard. Checks or money orders (from a US bank in US Dollars only) should be made payable to “Hong Kong Best Film Awards”. The film title must be clearly printed on all checks/money orders. Do not send cash. Please send us an email for details and payment at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feature Films (50 mins. +)
Early Bird Official Late
$150.00 $260.00 $370.00
For all submissions, include the English language title and the running time on the DVD itself. Indicate the region-coding of the disc, and if the DVD is in PAL format, print “PAL” on the disc. If submitting a work-in-progress, indicate the elements that are incomplete on the DVD.
You may submit more than one film, but each one must be on a separate DVD and must be accompanied by its own completed submission form and entry fee.
All costs for shipping submission materials are the responsibility of the sender. Ship your DVD in a protective envelope. We recommends bubble-pack envelopes over fiber-pack envelopes as the fiber type can lead to damaged DVDs and DVD players. The "Hong Kong Best Film Awards" is not responsible for damage to submitted materials incurred in shipping.
All entries should be sent Air Mail Registered or by a parcel or express service. We cannot accept entries shipped via air-freight if customs and delivery fees have not been paid.