Macao Film Week held alongside GBA Film Trade Fair

The “2019 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Film Production Investment and Trade Fair” was officially opened yesterday at the Macau University of Science and Technology.
The Fair is a two-day event with a focus on marketing and financing film projects proposed by filmmakers in the Greater Bay. This year, it attracted producers of 15 film projects and 54 investors from the three regions.
As a supplementary event, the Macao Film Week is held this year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region. Selected local films, all made after the establishment of the SAR, will be screened with free admission at the Macau University of Science and Technology and the Cinematheque – Passion from September 11 to 14.
Show schedules are available on the Cultural Affairs Bureau’s Facebook page.
Furthermore, in order to equip emerging local filmmakers with adequate knowledge about the industry, a sharing session titled “Action! Survival Handbook for Filmmakers” will be held in Hall D of the Macau University of Science and Technology from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. today.
The sharing session will be hosted by the President of the Macau Association of Audio-Visual “CUT”, Albert Chu, and co-presented by the Director of the film “Men on the Dragon” and lecturer of the School of Film and Television at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Chan Wing Sun, and the Director of the film “The Age of Hangover” and the photographer of the film “Blue Amber”, Mike Ao Ieng.
The Fair was inaugurated in 2014. It aims to create dynamics for the film industry across the region. Its prominence grew significantly with the conceptualization of the Greater Bay Area. This year’s Fair is co-organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macau SAR, the Film Administration of Guangdong Province and Create Hong Kong. AL

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