Hong Kong Project Market HAF Lines up Cream of Asia for 2020 Edition

Variety | 1/19/2020 | Patrick Frater
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Lin Cheng-sheng (“Betlnut Beauty”), Giddens Ko (“You Are The Apple of My Eye”), Pang Ho-cheung (“Love in a Puff”) and Yeo Siew-hua (“A Land Imagined”) are among the big name Asian directors lining up to participate in the 18th edition of the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum.

The powerhouse project market will run for three days, alongside FilMart, traditionally Asia’s biggest film and TV rights market. With an unusual Wednesday start date for both, HAF will operate March 25-27, and FilMart 25-28 March.

Addition - Matching - Operation - Producers - Distributors

In addition to the traditional one-on-one matching operation between producers and those distributors sales agents and financiers looking to invest at a film’s early stages, HAF also offers numerous cash and in-kind prizes. This year the 33 selected projects vie for 18 prizes and sponsorship packages.

The stellar lineup of directors is matched by equally established producers – and directors turned producer. These include: Hong Kong’s Heiward Mak preparing to produce Wong Ka-ki’s “Fire Room”; Daniel Yu Wai-kwok producing Pang’s “The End”; and Kim Ki-duk producing...
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