New Script Development Fund for Chinese Film Industry
Forget the moves of Jackie Chan, or the stereotypical portrayals of Asian culture that have populated the cinema of the West almost since its inception”¦
Cinema coming out of the Far East has been given a big financial boost.
The Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum is launching the Script Development Fund, seeking Chinese-language projects from directors who have made less than three films.
The Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum is setting up a new Fund to give greater support and opportunity up-and-coming filmmakers in the Chinese-speaking film industry. This fund aims to provide HK$100,000 ($128,607) in cash to a selected director to develop a script.