the hong kong documentary initiative
Hong Kong Documentary Initiative aims to support and nurture local emerging documentary filmmakers in making their mark in the documentary community.
Documentary is a powerful medium to tell poignant stories and drive positive changes. The Hong Kong Documentary Initiative is a programme based in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong. We aim to gather local and international expertise in order to build a dynamic documentary filmmaking scene in Hong Kong.
2015 – 2018, 3 rounds, 13 projects
8 Series, 20 Classes
Dialogue with Filmmakers
34 Dialogues, 20 Interviews
Oscar Winner and Project Director
Founding Director of JMSC
Creative Advisor and filmmaker
Filmmakers who took part in our programme
More than 40 filmmakers from US, Canada, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Chile, Japan, Philippines, Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong; over 50 events, 3,000 participants. Notable visiting filmmakers from around the world:
*Strategic Partner and Sponsor