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Magic on the Screen: Hong Kong Cinematic Effects - Seminars

The Succession of CG in Film: A Conversation

A group of students from the Hong Kong Design Institute were invited to re-create hand-crafted special effects of yesteryear using CGI and the results are amazing. With their finished projects curated into Cantonese Films across the Past and the Present, these young creators will share the stage with their lecturers alongside CGI expert Victor Wong in discussing their journey of CG-ing back in time.

Date:21-1-2017(Sat)
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue:Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
Speakers:Victor Wong (Visual Effects Director), Ken Lee, Yip Pak-to (Lecturers, Hong Kong Design Institute)

Conducted in Cantonese. Free admission

 


All about Special Effects Make-up

Hong Kong cinema of the 1980s nurtured a crop of home-grown talent in special effects make-up by harnessing the latest technological advances abroad. With tenures at Shaw Bros, Cinema City, Film Workshop and a host of notable works listed on his CV, Jenson Ho is among the best in the business. Here's your chance to hear from the artist himself stories of learning his craft and the many secrets behind it.

Date:12-2-2017(Sun)
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue:Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
Speaker:Jenson Ho (Special Effects Make-up Artist)

Conducted in Cantonese. Free admission