Asian Film Awards Academy Program Series kicked off by BAFTA A Life in Pictures with renowned Hong Kong director Johnnie To
Founded in 2013 by the three major international film festivals in Asia, that is Busan, Hong Kong and Tokyo, the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA)’s objective is to promote and develop Asian cinema, its talents and audiences. With the financial support from Create Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Film Development Fund, the AFAA will present year-round initiatives such as professional exchanges, mentorship and development programs for young filmmakers, and strategies for regional and international audience development.
The 9th Asian Film Awards Star-Studded Awards Presentation Ceremony Preceded by Glamorous Red Carpet At The Venetian Macao
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.