Young people have boundless creativity and imagination. They like to express themselves through images and videos. We believe that their creativity can be further ignited if they have a deeper understanding of the relationship between creativity and video production, and master the necessary skills.
Targeted at secondary students, The HKBU Academy of Film Seeds Project is co-organised by the Academy of Film of Hong Kong Baptist University and Youth.gov.hk, the project aims to
． Nurture students' creativity and talents;
． Enhance students' aesthetic appreciation;
． Enrich students' artistic knowledge;
． Learn about the job nature of various professions in the field; and
． Provide a platform for students to exchange their ideas.
Stage 1: Master Class cum Kick-off Ceremony, & Elementary Level Technical Workshops: (Jan–Mar 2016)
Stage 2: Advanced Level Creative Workshops (Mar 2016)
Stage 3: Digital Short Video Competition, Awards Gala cum Meeting with Judges, & Industry Experience (Jan–Nov 2016)
Cross-stage: Tertiary Experience (Jan–Nov 2016, Exact dates to be confirmed)
Learning step by step –assist teaching staff to ignite students' creativity
Designed and guided by university lecturers and postgraduate students, participants can master video production techniques and knowledge in a systematic and organized manner. Teachers, school technical personnel and school TV production teams are also welcome to join the seminars and workshops to gain a better understanding on the different professionalisms in film production whereby facilitating them in leading school production in the future.
Amazing learning experience in University campus
All workshops and seminars will be held on the HKBU campus. Students will use the professional shooting equipment in the Academy of Film. Veterans from film industry will share their career path and creative work in seminars and workshops.
Mr. WONG Pak Ming, Chairman, Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited
Mr. WONG Ka Hee, Director, Film-Physical Production, Shaw Moviecity Co.Ltd.
Mr. LI Kuo Hsing, Chairman, Mei Ah Entertainment Group Ltd.
Mr. John CHONG, Film Producer
Mr. TONG Kay Ming, Director
Mr. LAU Kwok Cheong, Director
Mr. O Sing Pui, Director/ Cinematographer.
Mr. Alex LAW, Director/ Producer
Mr. CHAN Man Keung, Scriptwriter
Mr. Simon YAM, Actor
Mrs. Patricia LAU, Deputy Head, Efficiency Unit, HKSAR Government
Prof. Emilie YEH , Director, HKBU Academy of Film