Press Release
The Asian Film Awards Academy (“AFAA”) announced the winners of the 14th Asian Film Awards (“AFA14”) today. Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the awards presentation is broadcast online on AFAA's website and YouTube channel and Busan's Asian Contents & Film Market website.
With the current COVID-19 situation, the 25th Busan International Film Festival has been rescheduled to 21-30 October. The announcement of winners in the 14th Asian Film Awards will now be made on 28 October (Wednesday).
The Asian Film Awards Academy (“AFAA”) proudly presents the 14th Asian Film Awards (“AFA14”). For the first time ever the awards presentation will align with Busan International Film Festival. AFA14 will present 16 awards recognising artistic and technical achievements in Asian cinema.
11 January 2019 (Friday) HONG KONG: The Asian Film Awards Academy (“AFAA”) proudly presents the 13th Asian Film Awards (“AFA13”). AFA13 will present 16 awards recognising artistic and technical merits in film. Acclaimed director Johnnie TO (杜琪峯), former AFA winner Sammi CHENG Sau Man (鄭秀文), and new directors Oliver CHAN Siu Kuen (陳小娟) and Jun LI (李駿碩) announced the nominations today in Hong Kong. The award ceremony will take place on 17 March 2019 at Hong Kong’s TVB City.
Organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy (“AFA Academy”), the Asian Film Awards (“AFA”) will celebrate its 12th anniversary this year. For this edition, 89 nominations have been made for 17 awards, including the newly added Best New Director and Best Action Film. The nominations represent 32 films from 10 countries.
Welcome to the Press Conference for the 12th Asian Film Awards, where we will celebrate the great work that the Asian Film Awards Academy did in 2017 and announce this year’s AFA nominations and jury.
This year, with support from Create Hong Kong, the AFA Academy sent FIVE young film profes-sionals to work placements in sound, visual effects and colour grading at renowned film studios Rotor Films, The Post Republic and Trixter in Berlin and Potsdam (Germany). We hope we can contribute more to the development of Hong Kong's post-production skills......
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.
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.