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(March 17, 2017, Hong Kong) Organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFA Academy) with the financial support of Create Hong Kong and Hong Kong Film De-velopment Fund, the 11th Asian Film Awards (AFA) will be held on March 21, 2017 (Tuesday) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. This year’s jury is led by world-renowned Chinese director JIA Zhangke and Hong Kong actress Karena LAM Ka-yan. The red carpet and award ceremony will be live-broadcast on TVB J2 channel from 18:00 to 22:30.
Continue reading 11th Asian Film AwardsStars to Light Up Presentation Ceremony at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
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(March 16, 2017, Hong Kong) Organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA), the 11th Asian Film Awards (AFA) proudly announces the legendary Japanese rock musician, Yoshiki, leader of the world-famous band X Japan, as one of our heavyweight performers!
Best known as an all-round musician – classically-trained pianist, conductor, songwriter, and drummer – Yoshiki has contributed to the art of film scoring and composed for several Hollywood movies as well as the theme music for Golden Globes® in 2012. In 2016, the documentary about X Japan, “WE ARE X”, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Best Editing.
Continue reading 11th Asian Film Awards Proudly Announces Legendary Japanese Rock Musician & Leader of X Japan Yoshiki To Open the Award Ceremony As Performing Guest
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(March 3, 2016, Hong Kong) Organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy, sponsored by Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao and The Venetian® Macao and with Cotai Water Jet as the official ferry operator, the 10th Asian Film Awards (AFA) will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to veteran Hong Kong action choreographer-director YUEN Wo-ping and venerable Japanese actress KIKI Kirin at the AFA Ceremony on March 17, 2016 (Thursday) at The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Macao, one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in Greater China. Previous AFA Lifetime Achievement Award recipients include Korean director IM Kwon-taek, Taiwanese director HOU Hsiao-hsien, Hong Kong director Ann HUI, Hong Kong producer Raymond CHOW, Indian actor Amitabh BACHCHAN and Japanese director YAMADA Yoji. The AFA’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes film professionals who inspire excellence in others, and in their lifetimes have made fundamental achievements and a lasting impact of outstanding artistic, cultural and commercial significance in Asian cinema.
Continue reading 10th Asian Film Awards Hong Kong Action Choreographer-director YUEN Wo-ping and Japanese Actress KIKI Kirin To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
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(February 25, 2016, Hong Kong)
Monster Hunt has emerged as the highest-grossing Asian film of 2015 and will receive the AFA’s award for Highest-Grossing Asian Film of the year at the 10th Asian Film Awards (AFA) at The Venetian® Macao on March 17, 2016. The film is also competing for the “Best Visual Effects” and “Best Sound” in the coming awards ceremony.
The 3D fantasy adventure film set in a world of humans and monsters is a skillful mix of live action and animation directed by Hong Kong-born Raman HUI who made his reputation in Hollywood with the Shrek franchise for DreamWorks Animation; and produced by Bill KONG, who has scored many successes globally with films such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and renowned film production and costume designer YEE Chung-man. The film also features a star-studded cast from Hong Kong and Mainland China, including BAI Baihe, JING Boran, Eric TSANG Chi-wai, Sandra NG Kwan-yu, JIANG Wu, YAN Ni, TANG Wei, Wallace CHUNG Hon-leung, and YAO Chen.
The director said that the message of his tale of war and love between humans and monsters is "to understand differences, to see the world through others’ eyes and to foster more understanding between people and groups," a theme of acceptance that was welcomed at the box office.
Continue reading “Monster Hunt” is the Highest-Grossing Asian Film of 2015 Nominee of the 10th Asian Film Awards’ Best Visual Effects and Best Sound
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(February 3, 2016, Hong Kong)
Organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy (“AFA Academy”), the Asian Film Awards (“AFA”) will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. For this edition, 77 nominations have been made for 15 awards. The nominations represent 36 films from 9 countries. World-renowned Hong Kong director Mr. Johnnie TO Kei-fung will serve as this year’s Jury President and lead a jury comprising our two charismatic and popular celebrity jurors, Hong Kong actor Mr. Sean LAU Ching-wan and mainland Chinese actress Ms. GAO Yuanyuan, as well as 12 respected film industry professionals, festival programmers and critics from all over the world.
Sponsored by Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao and The Venetian Macao® , with Cotai Water Jet as Official Ferry Operator, the 10th Asian Film Awards at one of the world’s leading integrated resorts and must-see destinations, The Venetian Macao, on March 17, 2016 (Thursday).
A principal supporter of the AFA is The Macao Foundation; and the local Macau co-organizer is the Macau Artistes Association; and official cultural partner is Taipa Village Cultural Association.
To commemorate the special occasion of the 10th Anniversary, a new award will be made in the category of Best Sound. Skillful recording, editing and mixing of sound is an often unnoticed but critical element in filmmaking and this award is being made to recognize excellence in the field and encourage talents.
Continue reading Nominations Announcement of the 10th Asian Film Awards
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March 25, 2015 (Wednesday), Macau – Organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy, sponsored by Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao and The Venetian® Macao and with Cotai Water Jet as the Official Ferry Operator, the 9th Asian Film Awards was held at The Venetian Theatre, one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in Greater China today. The Awards night is a celebration of the talent, celebrity and power of Asian cinema on the international film scene, with red carpet event and the Awards show itself.
Top celebrities walking down the red carpet to attend the much anticipated Ceremony include (Hong Kong) Aaron KWOK, Anthony PERRY (WONG), Ivana WONG, Eddie CHEUNG, Timmi HONG, Stephanie CHE, Mimi KUNG, NG See-yuen, Ann HUI, Mabel CHEUNG, Alex LAW; (Mainland China) LI Shaohong, LIAO Fan, CHEN Jianbin, WAN Qian, ZHANG Huiwen; (Taiwan) LEE Lieh, ZHAN Huaiyun, Wallace HUO, Cheryl YANG, Umin BOYA, Rhydian VAUGHAN; (Japan) NAKATANI Miki, MIYAZAWA Rie, SATOH Takeru, IKEWAKI Chizuru; (South Korea) IM Kwon-taek, BAE Doo-na, HAN Ye-ri, CHO Jin-woong, DOH Kyung-soo, INFINITE, Sue SON; (India) Kalki KOECHLIN and (US) Jermaine JACKSON.
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