Submission

Entry Requirements

Category

Narrative, Asian Narrative, Documentary, Animation and Experimental


Eligibility

  • Open to college/university current students and 2017-18 graduates.
  • The works need to be completed after 1st Sept 2017 and while they were students at college/university
  • Entries must be endorsed by college/university with student number and address of college/university, name and email of the advisor.
  • We accept only on-line digital submission thru Filmfreeway
     
    1. Tertiary Institution Application:
      Each tertiary institution is allowed to submit 1 entry in each category: Narrative, Asian Narrative, Documentary, and Experimental
       
    2. Individual Application:
      Each film director is allowed to submit 1 entry in each category: Narrative, Asian Narrative Documentary,

Language

  • Chinese language films require both English and Chinese subtitling
  • All non-English films require English subtitling

Length

Within 30 minutes (including credits)


Format

mp4 or mov


Entry Fee

None


Completion Date

Completed between 1st September 2017 to 15th June 2019


Award

 

Items

Prize

1

Best Narrative

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

2

Best Asian Narrative

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

3

Best Documentary

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

4

Best Experimental Film

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

5

Best Animation

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

6

Best Director

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

7

Best Script

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

8

Gold Award 

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

9

HKBU Academy of Film’s Choice

Cash (USD 10,000) and Trophy

10

Special Mention of Narrative

Trophy

11

Special Mention of Asian Narrative

Trophy

12

Special Mention of Documentary

Trophy

13

Special Mention of Animation

Trophy

14

Special Mention of Experimental Film

Trophy

Submission

Submission

(Submission for GUFA 2020 was already CLOSED.)

From 15 April 2019 to 22 June 2019

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