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Teens@KIFF Hong Kong Schools Short Film Contest


Teens@KIFF is a meaningful short film contest organised by Hong Kong Kids International Film Festival for the 1st time. It engages children and teenagers in Hong Kong to create a 5-min short film to express any social issues they care about. Participants need to share their work on various social media platforms to create awareness. Film workshops are held and conducted by director Adam Wong, director and screenwriter Sunny Chan, YouTuber Arho Sunny and "Distinction" actress Creamy Yik to guide our participants through this journey.

KIFF founders Winnie Tsang, Edmon Chung and Mr. Cheung Kin Ting will join the jury panel along with the workshop coaches. Winning short films shall be screened at the KIFF Carnival.


Contest Details:

Deadline: JUL 12, 2019 (FRI)

Eligibility: Primary or secondary school students who is under 18 years old and studies in Hong Kong; participants can participate in individual or in team, regardless of the number of teammates

Theme: "Film it My Way" - short film should address to social issues

How to enter: Shoot and submit a short video (no more than 5 minutes); participants need to upload their work on various social media platforms and submit a video link and its promotional plan.

Participation fee: Free


Entry specifications:

  • Entries can be taken with any video equipment

  • Entries must be original and created during 2019 or they will be disqualified

  • Participants must upload their entry to the online sharing platform (recommended to use YouTube, Google Drive or Dropbox) and submit a link

  • Participants are required to share their entry on various online social media platforms or other platform to achieve public interest and submit detailed promotional plan as one of the scoring criteria (e.g. video link on social platforms)

  • Upload file must be in MOV or MP4 format (1920 x 1080 FullHD)


Awards and prizes:

Grand Prize "Best Short Film": Winners will receive The 3rd Hong Kong Kids International Film Festival movie package and other prizes (up to 5 prizes per team)

Special Recognition / Best Promotion:

Winners will receive The 3rd Hong Kong Kids International Film Festival  movie package.

The winning short films will be played at KIFF shorts at KIFF Carnival @ Elements Mall.


KIFF Founder Ms. Winnie Tsang & Mr. Edmon Chung, movie producer Mr. Alfred Cheung Kin Ting, Movie Producer Mr. Andrew Choi Lim Ming, Director Adam Wong Sau Ping, Director and Screen Writer Mr. Sunny Chan Wing Sun, Youtuber Mr. Arho Sunny and Miss. Creamy Yik.


Announcement and Award Date:

JUL 28, 2019 (SUN) - the opening day of Hong Kong Kids International Film Festival (KIFF)

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