Presenting the AFA X STI BEST DRESSED AWARD for the first time on the red carpet

This awards ceremony, which gathers the best of the Asian film industry, is not only worth looking forward to the list of winners, but the red carpet stylings will also undoubtedly become the focus of attention!
07 March 2023

Following the past two Asian Film Awards held in Busan, South Korea, this year, with the support of Creative Hong Kong and the Film Development Fund, revisiting Hong Kong on 12 March 2023 (Sunday) first time at Hong Kong Jockey Club Lecture Hall at The Hong Kong Palace Museum in West Kowloon Cultural District.


This awards ceremony, which gathers the best of the Asian film industry, is not only worth looking forward to the list of winners, but the red carpet styling will also undoubtedly become the focus of attention! To highlight the first major film event at the Palace Museum in Hong Kong, the AFA X STI Red Carpet Best Dress Award will be presented by the Asian Film Awards together with co-sponsor Sheng Tai International.


AFA X STI BEST DRESSED AWARD Red Carpet Best Dressed Award Jury:


Mr. Hun Kim, Designer Director of Karl Lagerfeld


Mr. William Chang Suk Ping, Oscar-nominated & Renowned HK Art Director


Ms. Winnie Wan, Editor-in-Chief of ELLE Hong Kong


Ms. Michele Reis, Renowned Artist & co-creator of M Tower@THE SAIL MELAKA


Dato’ Leong Sir Ley, Founder & Chairman of Sheng Tai International


For the prize, in addition to the AFA X STI BEST DRESSED AWARD trophy designed by Mr. William Chang Suk Ping, there is also THE SAIL MELAKA X iPANDAS Memorigin Tourbillon watch which is not for sale.


THE SAIL MELAKA X iPANDAS Memorigin Tourbillon watch takes the romantic starry sky city as the background. Adorned with a diamond & backed by the logo of the landmark integrated luxury development project, THE SAIL MELAKA, the iPANDAS panda stands at the six o’clock position and tells time with two hands. The hour hand of the panda has become a cube logo holding the letter “M” to match the theme of M TOWER, while the minute hand is holding a star-shaped magic wand, showing childlike happiness. The watch is equipped with Memorigin’s in-house tourbillon movement, which has 153 components and 25 jewels. It has a 72-hour power reserve and a vibration frequency of 28,800 oscillations per hour.

Fans from around the world can join in on the awards with simultaneous TV and internet broadcasts


To be held on March 12th at Hong Kong Palace Museum, the 16th Asian Film Awards will be broadcast simultaneously on TV and the internet at 7:45pm for fans everywhere. In addition to Hong Kong’s TVB J2 channel, the ceremony will also be broadcast live on AFAA’s YouTube channel and Naver from South Korea. The Academy will also be streaming the red carpet ceremony on its YouTube channel and Naver starting at 5 pm Hong Kong time. Fans and audiences can witness all the glitz and glamour and witness the winners’ joy in real time. To get the latest news of the 16th Asian Film Awards, be sure to visit AFAA’s social platforms!


The 16th Asian Film Awards Ceremony:

Date: March 12th, 2023 (Sunday)

Venue: HKJC Auditorium, Hong Kong Palace Museum

Address: 8 Museum Drive, West Kowloon



17:00 Red Carpet Ceremony (AFAA YouTube Channel & Naver)

19:45 Award Ceremony (AFAA YouTube Channel, Naver and TVB J2)

Asian Film Awards Academy

The Asian Films Awards Academy, a non-profit organisation, was founded by Busan, Hong Kong and Tokyo International Film Festivals with the shared goal of celebrating excellence in Asian cinema. Aiming to promote and recognize Asian films and its talents, AFAA highlights, strengthens and develops Asian film industry through the annual Asian Film Awards and several year-round initiatives.


The Asian Film Awards was inaugurated in 2007, where members of AFAA are drawn from its past nominees and winners. The category of awards includes Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress. Members vote for the Asian Film Awards and participate in various AFAA activities involving film professionals and audiences in Asia and around the world.


The 16th Asian Film Awards Ceremony

Date: 12 March 2023 (Sunday)

Location: Hong Kong Jockey Club Auditorium, Hong Kong Palace Museum, West Kowloon

Address: 8 Museum Drive, West Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui

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