Hong Kong National Film Festival, one of the world's coolest film festivals is looking for the best films from around the planet.

We will accept feature-length dramas, shorts, documentaries, and animated films and videos.

The Hong Kong National Film Festival organises industry seminars with a wide range of topics, from sessions aimed at young film-makers to very technically focused seminars run by Sony and Canon.

Awards & Prizes

Best Feature Film
The Best Actor Award;
The Best Actress Award;
The Special Jury Award;
The Audience Award;
Student Film Prize;
Intangible Culture Film Prize;
Nominations of the Film Festival;
Best Film;
Best Director’s Work;
Best Historical Film;
Best Documentary Film;
Best Animation Work;
Best Camera Work;
Best Actor Work;
Best One-Minute Film;
Best Experimental Film;
Social Advertising Award;
Best Debut Film of A Director;
Best Popular Film;
Best Children's Film;
Best Lyrics;
Best Choreography;
Special Jury Award;

Rules & Terms

1. Submissions in other than English or Chinese must be subtitled.

2. Multiple entries are allowed from a filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.

3. Online screeners preferred. If you choose not to upload your project to FilmFreeway’s site, please provide an online link to your submission and be sure to include the password in an email correspondence sent directly to us. Don't send us anything by post.

4. Film Festival does not download data or accept Dropbox submissions. Please only send links to your media hosted on 3rd party servers such as Vimeo or YouTube.

5. Written comments describing entries are beneficial.

6. DVD Entries will not be accepted.