Hong Kong Film Award Ceremony is the 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.
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 normally 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
The statuette, a slender goddess wrapped in golden film, elegantly holds a pearl on her left hand. The designer of the trophy was actually inspired by Olivia Cheng, the winner of Miss Hong Kong 1979.
This statuette became the official HKFA trophy since it was first presented at the 10th HKFA in 1991.
Awards are presented in nineteen different categories including:
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best New Performer
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
happening in March, this is the Asian Film Awards
and sponsored by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.
Oscars of Asia
Sean Lau Ching-wan and his wife Amy Kwok arriving at the red carpet at the 32nd Award Event
41st Hong Kong Film Awards 2023
When? April 16, 2023
Where? The Grand Theatre of Hong Kong Cultural Centre
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 41st Hong Kong Film Award Nominations:
For more information, check out the official website at
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