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  • A Light Never Goes Out is selected in the competition section in 35th Tokyo International Film Festival
  • Mama's Affair opens on 11 August 2022
  • Chilli Laugh Story opens on 14 July 2022
  • Restriction of the number of persons allowed in cinemas relaxed to 85% of their capacity
Hong Kong Film Development Council (FDC)

The main role of the FDC is to advise the Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism on the policy, strategy and institutional arrangement for the promotion and development of the film industry, as well as the use of public funds to support the industry. You are cordially invited to find out more about the FDC by visiting our website.

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Funding

Hong Kong-Asian Film Collaboration Funding Scheme

The objective of the Funding Scheme is to subsidise film projects co-produced by filmmakers between Hong Kong and Asian countries with a view to enhancing exposures of such collaboration in Asian and international markets as well as achieving in-depth exchanges and mutual learning.

Hong Kong-Asian Film Collaboration Funding Scheme
Content Development Scheme for Streaming Platforms

The objective of the Funding Scheme is to nurture cross-sectoral production teams in the new age of cinema and to expand new distribution markets for the Hong Kong film industry by producing high-quality streaming content.

Content Development Scheme for Streaming Platforms
Film Production Financing Scheme (FPFS)

The Government introduced the FPFS in 2007 to provide Government finance to small and medium-budgeted film productions. The Government introduced a Relaxation Plan under the FPFS on 15 July 2020.

Film Production Financing Scheme (FPFS)
First Feature Film Initiative (FFFI)

FFFI was first launched in March 2013 to identify new talents through a competition on screenplay and production proposals.

First Feature Film Initiative (FFFI)
Scriptwriting Incubation Programme (SIP)

SIP aims at identifying and nurturing local screenwriting talent to help incubate quality screenplays, thereby enhancing the quality of Hong Kong film productions.

Scriptwriting Incubation Programme (SIP)
Other Film-related Projects (OFRP)

OFRP aims to subsidise projects and activities conducive to the development of Hong Kong film industry.

Other Film-related Projects (OFRP)

Film Services

Location Shooting
The Film Services Office (FSO) was established to promote the development of the Hong Kong film industry. Since its inception in April 1998, the FSO has helped the film industry to overcome some of the fundamental difficulties in film productions, and will continue its best endeavours to render assistance and support for film productions in Hong Kong.
Special Effects Licensing
The Special Effects Licensing Unit of the Film Services Office is responsible for administering the Entertainment Special Effects Ordinance (Cap. 560), which was enacted in 2000 to meet the needs of the film and entertainment industry in the production of special effects, while ensuring public safety and security.