CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: HONG KONG FILMART 2018
December 15, 2017
Creative BC, Telefilm Canada and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in Canada invites Canadian companies to join the Canadian Delegation to the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (HK FILMART), March 19 - 22, 2018. APPLICATION DEADLINE is: JANUARY 25TH, 2018

FILMART is Asia’s largest marketplace for the entertainment industry. Global producers, distributors, investors, and buyers from the film, TV, animation and digital world use FILMART to launch projects, network with key industry players and negotiate deals.  

As in previous years, the Canadian Pavilion will be front and centre for Canadian delegates to use as their home base for B2B meetings, networking opportunities and for promoting their projects and companies.

Who should join the Delegation?

Canadian companies with a strong interest and plans to expand their business to Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland and the broader Asian region with focus on:

  • Co-production opportunities
  • Distribution, production and/or sourcing films and TV programs
  • Production of animation and digital entertainment
  • Post-production services, technologies and film locations
  • Financing

What does the Delegation offer?

  • Assistance identifying partners and business opportunities
  • Access to targeted business networks worldwide
  • First hand intelligence about working with the Asian market
  • B2B assistance for producers new to the market
  • One (1) complimentary company registration valued at US$300 (which includes up to 4 individual passes for delegates)
  • Accommodation subsidy of US$300 on receipts submitted to HKTDC at the end of Filmart

Successful applicants are responsible for their respective air and ground travel, accommodation (beyond the US$300 subsidy), and incidental expenses. 

Applicant producers who are BC residents may qualify for further travel support through the Passport to Markets (PTM) program. The opening for applications for PTM funding is tentatively in February 2018.

Concurrent Events

16th Hong-Kong-Asia Financing Forum (HAF)

  • HAF brings together top Asian filmmakers with their upcoming film projects, for international co-production ventures.

42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF)

  • HKIFF is one of Asia’s most reputable platforms for filmmakers, film professionals and film goers globally to launch new work and watch outstanding films.

NEXT STEPS: Application & Deadline

The application form is available to download here: (PDF

It can be completed and emailed to Jan Miller ().

 

DEADLINE: January 25th, 2018

Click here for more information on HK Filmart  

 

Contact: Jan Miller, Canadian Delegation Lead

1-902-823-1409

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