The 35th Hong Kong Film Award Ceremony 2016

Sunday, April 3, 2016

The Hong Kong Film Award Ceremony is the Oscars of Hong Kong. Like the Academy Awards, it recognizes achievements in filmmaking and is open to Hong Kong Films longer than one hour that were released in Hong Kong within the previous calendar year.

It is a star-studded affair with prominent local celebrities that make an appearance at this most prestigious red carpet event.

Hong Kong Film Award at the Red Carpet Stars arriving at the red carpet at the
30th Award Event

The Hong Kong Film Awards has been around since 1982. The nominations normally are announced in February and the Award Ceremony takes place in April.

Winners are presented with the HK Film Award Statuette, there is a four-and-a-half meter replica at the Avenue of the Stars at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

Hong Kong Film Award Statuette Awards are presented in nineteen different categories including:

  • Best Film
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best New Performer
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Costume Make Up Design
  • Best Action Choreography
  • Best Original Film Score
  • Best Original Film Song
  • Best Sound Design
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Asian Film
  • Best New Director

The Best Asian Film category is the only one open to non-Hong-Kong films released in the territory.

There is also the Asian Film Awards happening in March, this is the Oscars of Asia and sponsored by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.

Hong Kong Film Awards 2016

When? Sunday April 3, 2016 - 7:30 pm

Where? Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Attendance is of course by invitation only, but us commoners can catch a peek of our favourite celebrities as they arrive at the Red Carpet prior to the Awards ceremony.

The theme for this year's ceremony is "Forever Young" and various famed child actors and actresses have been invited to join the Hong Kong Film Awards Ceremony on 3rd April.

For this year's nominations and more information, check out the official website at

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