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Jessey Tsang Hong Kong

Tsang Tsui-Shan, Best New Director of the 31st Hong Kong Film Award 2012. Beginning with short film productions, her works have been presented internationally. Her films have typically focused on the humanitarian grounds. In 2008, her first directed feature film Lovers On the Road won the Best Drama Award of the 8th South Taiwan Film Festival. And her second feature Big Blue Lake was successful internationally, that had won the Jury Special Award of the Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival 2013 and the Asian New Talent Jury Prix of the Shanghai International Film Festival 2012. Tsang finished her French/ Hong Kong co-production feature documentary Flowing Stories in 2014, and her latest drama Scent is also released in Mid of August 2014. In the recent years, Tsang has actively participated in projects relating to environmental issues

Tsang Tsui-Shan, Best New Director of the 31st Hong Kong Film Award 2012. Beginning with short film productions, her works have been presented internationally. Her films have typically focused on the humanitarian grounds. In 2008, her first directed feature film Lovers On the Road won the Best Drama Award of the 8th South Taiwan Film Festival. And her second feature Big Blue Lake was successful internationally, that had won the Jury Special Award of the Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival 2013 and the Asian New Talent Jury Prix of the Shanghai International Film Festival 2012. Tsang finished her French/ Hong Kong co-production feature documentary Flowing Stories in 2014, and her latest drama Scent is also released in Mid of August 2014. In the recent years, Tsang has actively participated in projects relating to environmental issues

Education

2005

Master of Fine Arts in Media Design and Technology, City University of Hong Kong

2001

BFA Honors Degree in Film and Television School, The Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts (Sound Design Special Pathway)

1998

Diploma in Film and Television School, The Hong Kong Academy For Performing Art

Filmography

2018

‘The Other Story’, curated by Ying Kwok, exhibition at Karin Weber Gallery, HK

2016

‘Encounter’, featuring Mui Cheuk-yin and Lau So-kam, dance video, commissioned by West Kowloon Cultural District

2015

‘Breathe in Breathe out’, dance video, premiere at ‘The heart is deceitful above all things’ Exhibition in HOME Manchester, UK

‘Morning has broken’, drama, an anti-domestic violence short for Harmony House, HK

2014

‘Flowing Stories’, documentary

Humanitarian Award, FilmAid Asia 2016

Jury special mention, The Chinese Documentary Film Festival 2015

Best Documentary, The South Taiwan Film Festival 2015

Paris Project Award – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF), 2012

Project Grant, Hong Kong Arts and Development Council

Official Selection, CAAMFest 2015

Competition Film, The 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival

Official Selection, The 33rd Vancouver International Film Festival

Official Selection, The 22nd Filmfest Hamburg

Official Selection, The 2nd Chinese Women’s Documentary Film Festival in Brown

University, U.S.

Selected Film, Macau Independent Film Festival 2014

‘Scent’, fiction, theatrical released in Mainland China and Japan

2013

‘Searching on taste buds’, documentary, a short film under Google Searching Stories worldwide campaign

2011

‘Big Blue Lake’, fiction

Asian New Talent Jury Prix, Shanghai International Film Festival 2012

Best New Director, Hong Kong Film Award 2012

Best New Director, Hong Kong Director’s Guild 2011

Award for Young Artist, Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2011

Film of Merit, Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards 2011

Project Grant, Hong Kong Arts and Development Council

Official Selection, 30th Vancouver International Film Festival 2011

Official Selection, 8th Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2011

Official Selection, 22nd STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL 2011

2010

Justin Lo ‘Love Addiction’ Album Film “Stories”, documentary

Official Selection, Hong Kong Independent Film Festival 2010

Official Selection, Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards 2010

2009

‘The Life and Times of Ho Chung Village’, experimental

Special Mentions, Open Category, The Hong Kong Independent Film &

Video Awards 2010

Official Selection, Hong Kong Independent Film and Video Awards 2010

Official Selection, Women and the Post-Colonial HK Film Festival in New York Official

Selection, Hong Kong Independent Film Festival @Macau 2010

Official Selection, The 3rd Xiao Zhou-Art Festival 2010

Official Selection, Oberhausen International Film festival 2009

2008

‘Lovers On the Road’, fiction

Best Drama Award, The south Taiwan Film Festival 2008

Project Grant, Hong Kong Arts and Development Council

Official Selection, International Women Film festival in Seoul 2008

Official Selection, Asian Women’s Film Festival in Berlin 2008

Official Selection, The 11th Dhaka International Film Festival 2008

Official Selection, Asian Film Symposium 2008

Official Selection, Hong Kong International Film Festival 2008

2007

‘où est la sortie?’, fiction

Official Selection, The French Cinepanorama HK French Film Festival 2007

Official Selection, Mapping the city screening, Manchester 2007

Official Selection, Oberhausen International Film festival 2007

Official Selection, The Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards 2007

2004

‘Lonely Planet’, fiction, producer/scriptwriter/director

Silver Award, Open Category, The Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards

(ifva) 2005

Official Selection, Women Make Waves film festival 2007

Official Selection, Pierwszy przegląd niezależnego kina Hong Kongu oraz reklam 2006

Official Selection, Singapore International Film Festival 2006

Official Selection, festival del Cortometraggio, Italy 2005

Official Selection, Thai Short Film and Video Festival,Thailand 2005

Official Selection, Sehsϋchte International Student Film Festival, Germany 2004

Official Selection, The Hong Kong International Film Festival 2004

Official Selection, The Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards 2004

Awards

2016

Humanitarian Award FilmAid Asia

2015

‘Flowing Stories’, Jury’s Special Mention, HK Documentary Award

Chinese Documentary Film Festival

2014

‘Flowing Stories’, The Best Documentary Award, South Taiwan Film Festival

2012

‘Big Blue Lake’, Best New Director, Hong Kong Film Award

‘Big Blue Lake’, Asian New Talent Jury Prix, Shanghai International Film Festival

2011

‘Big Blue Lake’, Best New Director, Hong Kong Director’s Guild 2011

Award for Young Artist, Hong Kong Arts Development Awards

‘Big Blue Lake’, Film of Merit, 2011 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards

2010

‘The Life and Times of Ho Chung Village’, Special Mentions, Open Category, The 16th Hong Kong Independent Film and Video Awards

2008

‘Lovers On the Road’, Best Drama Award, The 8th South Taiwan Film Festival

‘All about my Ho Chung’, Special mentions, Single-Screen-Based Interactive Media Category The 14th Hong Kong Independent Film and Video Awards.

2005

‘Lonely Planet’, The Silver Award, Open Category, the 10th Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards (ifva) (Hong Kong)

Exhibitions

'The Other Story' curated by Ying Kwok