HAF Returns to Physical, Shortlists 28 In-Development Projects
HKIFFS unveils 28 in-development projects today.
The projects, covering a potpourri of genres – horror, fantasy, romance, family drama and animation, are shortlisted from 244 submissions from 38 countries and regions. They include seven projects from Hong Kong and eight that passed through HAF Film Lab. Alongside projects from acclaimed filmmakers and producers such as Amir Arsalan, Anthony Chen, Fruit CHAN, Jakrawal Nilthamrong, LIN Yu-Hsien, NAI An, Nader SAEIVAR, Teddy Robin, and TIAN Zhuangzhuang are also 14 by budding first-time directors.
The Work-in-progress (WIP) shortlist will be announced after the Chinese New Year.
HAF21 will take place as a physical, in-person event for the first time since 2019 from 13 - 15 March at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, in conjunction with the 27th Hong Kong Film & TV Market (FILMART).
Guest registration is now open to investors, festival programmers and other industry professionals. Once accredited, all guests can schedule one-on-one meetings with filmmakers to discuss their projects.