New Script Development Fund for Chinese Film Industry1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
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.