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
The application of the 27th ifva Awards has been closed.
 
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)
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 stakeholders and all general member of public are invited to recommend short films, animations and media art works to us. The 27th ifva Awards will call for entry from July. Click here to nominate works to join the Awards!

Upon receipt of nominations, ifva will contact eligible nominees who shall formally complete the application procedure and submit their works before the submission deadline (11 Oct 2021, 6pm (Hong Kong Time)), provided that the works are eligible to enter the Awards.

 

Awards and Prizes

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Open

Youth

Animation

Asian New Force

Media Art

Finalists (Ten)

One Finalist Certificate will be granted. Works will be showcased in “The 27th ifva Festival”.

Awards

Gold

Award

(One)

 -   HK$30,000 Cash Prize

 -   One Apple MacBook Pro1

 -   One Trophy

 -   HK$3,000 Cash Prize

 -   One Apple MacBook Pro1

 -   One Trophy

 -   HK$30,000 Cash Prize2

 -   One Trophy

 -   HK$20,000 Cash Prize

 -   One Trophy

 -   HK$30,000 Cash Prize2

 -   One Trophy

Silver

Award

(One)

 -   HK$10,000 Cash Prize

 -   One Apple MacBook Pro1

 -   One Trophy

 -   HK$2,000 Cash Prize

 -   One Trophy

 -   HK$10,000 Cash Prize2

 -   One Trophy

 -    HK$10,000 Cash Prize

 -    One Trophy

 -    HK$10,000 Cash Prize2

 -    One Trophy

Special Mention

 -   One Certificate

 -  One Certificate

 -   One Certificate

 -  One Certificate

 -  One Certificate

Others

   -  One Certificate to Enthusiastic Award   -   One Apple MacBook Pro to the Hong Kong division top awardee 1  
 -  One Apple MacBook Pro to the Hong Kong division top awardee 1

 -  Hong Kong Division finalist may receive invitation to hold a solo exhibition at the Goethe-Gallery and to receive a production subsidy of HK$20,000.
 

Remarks:

  1. Apple Macbook Pro 16 inch model or equivalent with listed price HK$21,999.
  2. Cash prize of Animation and Media Art Category are sponsored by the Pure Art Foundation.
  3. In the event of more than one entries receiving an award, the Organiser reserves the right to redistribute the cash prizes according to the original ratio among specific awards assigned to the category. Each award must not exceed its ceiling amount. Whom to be awarded with the prize will be decided by the jury panel.
  4. The Jury Panel reserves the right to withhold an award if they find none of the Entry merits a particular award and prize.