Hong Heng Fai

 – Pre-Selection Jury

Director and Producer

Winner of the prize MACAU CULTURAL IDENTITY and BEST LOCAL ENTRY of Sound & Image Challenge International Festival 2016

In 2014, Hong founded his studio named as Day Day Studio, based in Macao. He had then produced his first short film Before Dawn that later had won the champion of the “Rush 48 Competition” which held by Macao Cultural Centre. Encouraged by the recognition of his films, he then continued to engage himself in short films. His three subsequent short films, Caged, In Memory of Her and Crash, were then successively nominated at the ‘Macao International Film and Video Festival’.

Furthermore, Crash has won the festival’s “Jury’s Commendation Award (Short Film) of Macao Indies”. At the same time, Crash was awarded the ‘Best Narrative Film’ of the 16th South Taiwan Film Festival and the ‘Best Narrative Short Film’ of the ’13th China Independent Film Festival’. Moreover, it was selected to screen at the ’14th SHNIT International Short Film Festival’, ’32nd Interfilm Short Film Festival Berlin’ and being nominated for ‘The Best Live Action Short Film’ of the 53rd Golden Horse Awards. His film Crash won, in Macau, the prizes “MACAU CULTURAL IDENTITY” and BEST LOCAL ENTRY” of the festival, “Sound & Image Challenge International Festival in 2016”.