Cai Jiahao (right) receives the award from Dr Johnnie To (left) and Mr Yuen Wo-ping


蔡嘉豪(右)獲杜琪峯博士(左)及袁和平先生頒發獎項

Date: 16 Jan 2015 (Friday)

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CIE students win Best Film Award in Fresh Wave 2014-International Short Film Festival

國際學院同學榮獲「鮮浪潮2014-國際短片展」最佳電影獎

A team of College of International Education students studying Associate Degree in Film, Television and Digital Media Studies won the Best Film Award in the Student Division of the Fresh Wave 2014-International Short Film Festival with their entry "Neighbour".

The award-winning short film was directed by Cai Jiahao (Associate Degree, Year 2). The film tells the story of Yi Yao, a new immigrant from Mainland China who was shocked to find a male dead body at her front door on the third day after her arrival in Hong Kong. Feeling alone and helpless before her roommate arrived, she sought comfort from the company of a goldfish she had bought. Please click here to watch the trailer of the short film.

The adjudicators commended the short film: "An interesting topic. The feature film has an engaging atmosphere with solid performance. Well directed and tonally impressive."

Fresh Wave 2014-International Short Film Festival was organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. A total of 37 films were entered into the Local Competition Section to compete for the "Best Film", "Best Creativity", "Best Script" and "Best Cinematography" awards under the Open Division and Student Division.

由國際學院「電影、電視及數碼媒體學」副學士學生所組成的製作團隊,以短片《樓上樓下》參加「鮮浪潮2014-國際短片展」,在學生組奪得「最佳電影」獎。

《樓上樓下》由蔡嘉豪同學(副學士二年級)執導,內容講述內地新移民易遙,在抵港第三天赫然發現門口躺著一具男性屍體。鄰居疏離冷漠,同住的室友尚未到港,易遙孤立無援,只有剛買回家的金魚作伴。請按此瀏覽預告片。

總評審團對得獎作品的評語為:「題材有趣,在類型電影中創作出吸引人的氛圍,演出到位,導演出色,電影格調悅目。」

「鮮浪潮2014-國際短片展」由香港藝術發展局舉辦。在本地競賽部份,共有37齣參賽作品競逐「公開組」與「學生組」兩個組別的「最佳電影」、「最佳創意」、「最佳劇本」和「最佳攝影」獎項。