Objectives
  • To discover and nurture the next currents for local creative industry of moving images
  • To encourage creativity, aesthetics and innovative use of medium
  • To encourage cross-fertilization of creativity, knowledge and experience on media creation among different regions in Asia
 

The 26th ifva Awards is Calling for Entry Now!
Application and Submission Deadline:
12th October 2020 (Monday) 6:00pm (Hong Kong Time)

Categories
Short Film
Open Category
Entrants must be at the age of 18 or above, Hong Kong permanent residents.
Youth Category
Entrants must be at the age of 17 or below, Hong Kong permanent residents.
Asian New Force Category
Entrants have no age restriction. Entrants must be nationals / permanent residents of Asian countries and regions (excluding Hong Kong).
Animation
Animation Category
Entries must be animation works. Entrants have no age restriction. Entrants can be Hong Kong permanent residents (Hong Kong Division), or nationals / permanent residents of Asian countries and regions (Asia Division). All entries from Hong Kong and Asia will be assessed together.
Media Art
Media Art Category
Entries must be media artworks. Digital art, interactive media, computer game, sound art, kinetic art, Virtual Reality (VR) works and any other time-based installation are all welcomed. Entrants have no age restriction. Entrants can be Hong Kong permanent residents (Hong Kong Division), or nationals / permanent residents of Asian countries and regions (Asia Division). All entries from Hong Kong and Asia will be assessed together.
Online Application System

Open / Youth / Animation (Hong Kong Division) / Media Art Category (Asia and Hong Kong Division)

Applying through “ifva Online Application System” is available for Open, Youth, Animation (Hong Kong Division) and Media Art Category (Asia and Hong Kong Division) categories. You may submit your work by DVD or via Vimeo and provide the link.
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Asian New Force / Animation (Asia Division)

Asian New Force Category and Animation Category (Asia Division) please apply and upload your work through third party platform filmfreeway.com.
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Details & Regulations
Entry Requirement

Open, Youth, Animation, Asian New Force Category

 
  • Entries must be produced on or after 1 October 2019. Works that have been updated after the said date are also eligible.
  • The maximum running time of Entries (except those of Media Art Category) is 30 minutes (including end credits).
 

Media Art Category

 
  • Entry must be a Completed Work.
  • Media Art works can be in all forms and formats. Digital art, interactive media, computer game, sound art, kinetic art, Virtual Reality (VR) and any other time-based installation are all welcome.
 
Call for Nomination
Looking for quality short films, animations and media art works

As a platform and an incubator for film and visual media, ifva hopes to see more creative power from Hong Kong and Asia. Academic staff, festival promoters, curators, industry people and all general member of public are invited to recommend short films, animations and media art works to us. The 26th ifva Awards is calling for entry now. Look forward to receiving your nomination! Please click here to submit your nomination.

Nominations are recommendations. On completion of a form, the nominee will be contacted by us. Works must be formally submitted by the artists themselves prior to the submission deadline and in accordance with all competition criteria in order to be entered in the ifva Awards.