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 Oct 2020 via Film Freeway

All general enquiries: hkimhff@gmail.com

Media: info@brainstorm.media



To be eligible for HKIMHFF 2021 your film should ideally have been completed within the two 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 30 Sept 2021, 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 MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP).

Film Freeway