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 shortly via Film Freeway

All general enquiries: hkimhff@gmail.com

Media: info@brainstorm.media


To be eligible for HKIMHFF 2022 your film should ideally have been completed within three years preceding the festival.


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 March 1 2022, in writing, if their film has been 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 should provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP).