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  Introduction  

The Hong Kong Film Archive building is a world-class facility. Five-storey high, its net floor area of 7,200 square meters is structurally divided into two big partitions. One side of the building is dedicated to storage, which has independent air conditioning system with dehumidification and acidic gaseous removal functions. The other side is used for screening, exhibition, offices and other public access functions.

HKFA Outlook
 
Vision
We are an internationally renowned film archive dedicated to preserving Hong Kong's film heritage, facilitating research and bringing film art to the community.
 
Mission

Collect and conserve Hong Kong films and related materials.

Catalogue and maintain the collection through a user-friendly computer system for easy access of information.

Provide film and related information for the film industry, researchers, and the general public.

Enhance appreciation and understanding of film art and film history by organising regular retrospective screenings, exhibitions, seminars and symposiums on film.

Research the history of Hong Kong cinema and publish quality publications.

 
Values

Professionalism

Passion

Sharing

Collaboration

 
Selection of Collection Items and Programmes
In order to maintain a representative collection of films and film-related materials and to provide  varied programmes for public appreciation, the following selection principles and criteria for acquisition and programming are adopted. A mechanism involving the endorsement by a Programme Committee with the advice from a panel of film advisers as and when necessary is in place to determine the acceptance of acquisition, donation and programming proposals.

Assessment Criteria for Collection Items:

Relevance to Hong Kong films

Historical value

Availability / rarity

Research value

Physical condition

Price

Display value


Assessment Criteria for Public Programmes:

Whether the programme falls into the scope of the Hong Kong Film Archive's vision, mission and values.

The idea, historical value, feasibility and educational value of the programme, as well as whether the estimated cost is reasonable.

Public appeal of the proposed programme.

   
Corporate Business Plan, Annual Plan and Annual Report
The Corporate Business Plan (2013-18) and Annual Plan(2013/14) of Public Museums of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Enchanting Museums 2011-2012 - Corporate Annual Report of the Public Museums of LCSD and the Annual Report 2012/13 of Hong Kong Film Archive have been published for public viewing.
[Download Corporate Business Plan (2013-18)] (PDF Format)
[Download Annual Plan(2013/14) of Hong Kong Film Archive] (PDF Format)
[Download Enchanting Museums 2011-2012 - Corporate Annual Report of the Public Museums of LCSD] (PDF Format)
[Download Annual Report 2012/13 of Hong Kong Film Archive] (PDF Format)
   
Financial & Attendance Figures
I
Expenditure
(in HK$)
1

Salaries

19,626,098
2

Operating Cost
(Technical and specialist services, maintenance and contract services, etc.)

20,478,664
3

Electricity, Cleaning and Security

7,208,350
4

Publicity and Printing

773,172
5

Exhibitions

2,454,331
Total
50,540,615
   
II Revenue  
1

Hiring

62,995
2

Other Revenue

525,113
  Total
588,108
   

III

Attendance

194,935

   
Honorary Advisers

Museum expert advisers are appointed by the Director of Leisure and Culture Services for a period of two years to provide professional advice to the museums of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department on matters pertaining to the promotion of art, history, science and film, in particular the acquisition of collection items.

Members
(Names are listed in alphabetical order)

Mr. CHEUNG Chi Sing
Mr. CHEUNG Tung Joe
Mr. CHONG Ching, John
Mr. Paul FONOROFF
Mr. FUNG Yi Ching, Allan
Mr. LAM Yuk Wah, Peter
Mr. LAU Yiu Kuen, M.H. (alias: LAW Kar)
Mr. NG See Yuen, B.B.S., J.P.
Mr. SEK Kei Mr. SHU Kei
Prof. SZE Man Hung, Stephen
Ms. WONG Ain Ling

Professional background information of Film Advisers (2014-15 to 2015-16) in PDF format

   
 

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