ABOUT THE AWARDS
mm2 新晉導演計劃2017 由mm2影視娛樂製作香港有限公司主辦，致力建立一個讓香港電影新晉展示才華的平台。
mm2 Movie Makers Awards 2017 ("the competition") is organised by mm2 Entertainment Hong Kong Ltd, ("the Organiser"). The competition aims to become a platform for young filmmakers in Hong Kong to ignite their potential.
陳慶嘉 Chan Hing-Ka
香港知名導演，身兼編劇、作家，由《絕世好Bra》 (2001) 開始，陳慶嘉執導多套喜劇，創作大量劇本。曾憑電影《野獸刑警》(1998) 獲得香港金像獎最佳編劇。近年提攜後輩，為新晉導演擔任監製，作品包括：《點五步》(2016)、《老笠》(2016)。
Hong Kong well-known director, scriptwriter and author. After his directorial debut La Brassiere in 2001, Chan has made a range of successful comedies. He has also participated into the scriptwriting for most of his films. Chan received the Hong Kong Film Awards - Best Writer in 1998 for Beast Cops. As the producer of new directors’ works, such as Weeds on Fire and Robbery in 2016, Chan has shown his continuous support to the creative force of new generation in Hong Kong film industry.
歐文傑 Jevons Au
Hong Kong new director and scriptwriter. Au graduated from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2014. He received 2nd Fresh Wave Best film (Open Division), Fresh Wave Award and 13th Incubator for Film & Visual Media in Asia (ifva) - Gold Award (Open Division) for Christmas Gift (2007) respectively. In 2015, Au took part into the directing of Ten Years. In 2016, he was given the Hong Kong Film Award – Best Director for Trivisa.
吳煒倫 Jack Ng
Hong Kong famous scriptwriter. Since The Beast Stalker in 2008, Ng has worked with director Lam Chiu-Yin and artist Cheung Ka Fai closely. Together they accomplished a number of popular local action movies, such as Stool Pigeon (2010), The Viral Factor (2012), Unbeatable (2013), That Demon Within (2014). Ng has been nominated for Hong Kong Film Awards – Best Screenplay four times for The Beast Stalker, Stool Pigeon, Unbeatable and Cold War 2. His latest screenplay: Cold War 2 (2016).
黃國強 KK Wong
Hong Kong experienced advertising, television and film director. Wong had participated into a range of drama TV series’ production since entering TVB in 1989, such as Legend of the Demigods (2008), No Regrets (2010), When Heaven Burns (2011), Forensic Heroes III (2011). In 2012, Wong joined HKTV and became the chief director of its opening TV drama series The Election, which hit a great success and got more than 560K TV viewers daily. In 2016, Wong made his first debut film Ghost Net, cooperated with directors Wong Kwok Fai and Patrick Yau. This film will be released in Hong Kong at the end of 2017. Wong just finish the directing of Hong Kong Wall Street, an Asian TV mini-series invested by FOX.
王佩嫻 Angelin Ong
mm2全亞影視娛樂北亞區總經理。曾擔任多間媒體公司要職，包括馬來西亞電視台 STMB、首要媒體子公司Alt Media等，具有資深影視業務及創作策劃經驗。2009年加入mm2，至今已擔任多部港產電影的行政監製，包括：《碟仙碟仙》(2015)、《此情此刻》(2016)、《大手牽小手》(2016) 、《救殭清道夫》(2016) 等。同時擔任mm2馬來西亞旗下的mmCineplexes戲院的營運總監，近年積極把高質華語電影引入馬來西亞，如：《等一個人的咖啡》(2014)、《暴瘋語》(2015)、《使徒行者》(2016)、《一念無明》(2016)、《明月幾時有》(2017) 等。
General Manager of North Asia - Malaysia at mm2 Asia Ltd. Ong worked for some well-known media companies previously, includes free-to-air Malaysia television station - Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad (STMB) and a subsidiary of Media Prima - Alt Media Sdn Bhd. She has experienced at both business development and creative content in media field. After joining mm2 in 2009, Ong has worked as the executive producer for various local productions, such as Are You Here (2015), The Moment (2016), Show Me Your Love (2016), Vampire Cleanup Department (2016). As the Chief Operating Officer of mm2 Screen Management Sdn Bhd., Ong has put a huge effort on distributing high quality Asian movies in Malaysia, which includes Café. Waiting. Love (2014), Insanity (2015), Line Walker (2016), Mad World (2016), Our Time Will Come (2017).
The Competition has two awards: Jury Award and mm2 Award. Both awards include an Outstanding Award and two Merit Prize.
評審大獎 Jury Award
The candidate, with the highest marks obtained from Jury Panel, would receive the Outstanding Award with money prize of HKD 100, 000.
Two winners of the Merit Prize would also be selected and given the money prize of HKD 25, 000. respectively.
mm2大獎 mm2 Award
Chosen by the Jury Panel, candidates with well performance would be invited for interview. Selected candidates have to present their work’s idea and submit CV.
The winner of the Outstanding Award will receive a feature film - director contract, cooperate with mm2 and make his/her first debut. Two winners of the Merit Prize would also be selected and given a short film - director contract respectively.