Hong Kong Arts Centre 22nd ifva Festival Fearless Creative Talents Gathered to Celebrate Experiments
The curtain for the 22nd ifva Festival was lifted with the press conference held at the Exhibition Hall of Hong Kong Cultural Centre today. Guests included: renowned musician and Hong Kong Arts Development Council member Adrian Chow, screenwriter of She Remembers, He Forgets Saville Chan, veteran animator Lo Che-ying, motion graphic designer Mandy Tsang, commercial and music video director Welby Chung, Best New Director of the 31st Hong Kong Film Award 2012 Tsang Tsui-shan, animation creator Paperbox Creations, Head of Film Programmes of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department Mable Ho, Executive Director of Hong Kong Arts Centre Connie Lam, and ifva Director Kattie Fan and different sponsoring parties. Finalists of Open, Youth, Media Art and Animation Categories received certificates from the jurors at the press conference today, and also introduced and shared their thoughts on their works. The 22nd ifva Festival will commence on 9 March with media art exhibition “CINEMA 2.0: The Phantom Machine”, which will be held concurrently with the finalist showcase of the Media Art Category of the ifva Awards. Works by finalists of other categories will be screened during the festival, and winners will be announced on 18 March at the Awards Presentation Ceremony.