Narrative Feature

Documentary (30 mins)

Factual Entertainment (30 mins)

Narrative Short (under 30 mins)

Documentary Short (under 30 mins)

10 Minute Narrative Short

10 Minute Documentary Short

5 Minute Narrative Short

5 Minute Documentary Short

1 Minute Narrative Short

1 Minute Documentary Short



In Competition


Official Selection

Special Screenings

Shorts (30 mins, 5 mins & 1 min categories)



Submissions will open Dec 2019 via Film Freeway

All general enquiries: hkimhff@gmail.com

Media: info@brainstorm.media



To be eligible for HKIMHFF 2020 your film should have been completed after Dec 2018.



Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:

– Quality of narrative

– Production values

– Independent nature of the production

– Original concept

– Exposé (recognizing achievement in raising political consciousness)



HKIMHFF will notify all submitting parties on 30 Sept 2020, in writing, if their film has been officially selected. All successful submissions will receive a Filmmaker Festival Pack that will include important info on shipping the DCP to the Festival, press & publicity, accreditation, contact information and how to make the most of participating in the Festival.



Selected films MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP).

Film Freeway