Established in 2000, and supported by government agencies Create Hong Kong and the Film Development Fund, the Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) is the leading film project market in Asia. The HAF brings Asian filmmakers with upcoming film projects to Hong Kong for co-production ventures with top film financiers, producers, bankers, distributors and buyers. Attracting more than 1,000 filmmakers and financiers from at least 35 countries and regions, around 25 projects in-development and 25 projects in post-production are selected annually to participate in the three-day event.
Past participants include China’s JIA Zhangke, NING Hao, ZHAO Liang and WEN Muye; Hong Kong’s Stanley KWAN, Philip YUNG, Adam WONG and TSANG Tsui-Shan; Taiwan’s TSAI Ming-Liang, WEI Te-Sheng, CHUNG Mong-Hong and CHANG Jung-Chi; Japan’s KORE-EDA Hirokazu, KUROSAWA Kiyoshi, KAWASE Naomi and IWAI Shunji; South Korea’s PARK Chan-wook, KIM Jee-woon, BONG Joon-ho and IM Sang-soo; Thailand’s Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL, Ekachai UEKRONGTHAM, Nonzee NIMIBUTR and Pen-ek RATANARUANG; India’s Rima DAS and Gurvinder SINGH; and many others.
For more details, please visit www.haf.org.hk