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 27th ifva Awards is Calling for Entry Now!
Application and Submission Deadline:
11th October 2021 (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.
Entry Requirement

Open, Youth, Animation, Asian New Force Category

 
  • Entries must be produced on or after 1 October 2020. 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.
  • Entries must be produced on or after 1 October 2019. Works that have been updated after the said date are also eligible.
 
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/USB 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
Timeline

Application and Work Submission Deadline

11th October 2021 (Monday)
6:00pm (Hong Kong Time)
Finalist Selection Jury Meeting November to December 2021
Announcement of finalists result
(Finalist entrants will be notified individually)
December 2021
Awards Selection Jury Meeting February to March 2022
The 27th ifva Festival March 2022
The 27th ifva Awards Presentation Ceremony
(Announcement of the Results)
12th March 2022 (Saturday)