PROJECT 19

Short Film Project

The Asia Content Business Short Film Project, Project 19, is an initiative to promote the film industry in Asia by gathering and curating short film videos (under 5 minutes) under the topic of COVID-19 and how their communities have responded to the health crisis.


The Ministry of Culture of Thailand and Content Thailand is generously sponsoring US$3,000 as prize money for this competition.

Please scroll down to enjoy the amazing work of our 19 Finalists.

We have announced our runner-ups and winner of Project 19. You can revisit the official announcement on the ACBS Online Event at the Hong Kong Filmart here:

https://info.hktdc.com/hkfilmart/video/main.html?videoID=d13191115285890815431819933

 

WINNERS

WINNER

Kiss Me Through the Window - Japan

(from left to right)
Staff (METI)
Ms. Sari Kodaka (producer)
Ms. Asumi (leading actress)
Ms. Eriko Ukita (leading actress)
Ms. Takagi (METI)

Kiss Me Through the Window Team with METI
Kiss Me Through the Window Team with METI

FIRST RUNNER UP

Mask Land

Thailand

SECOND RUNNER UP

Remember

Malaysia

 

JUDGE PANEL

Project 19 Judge Panel

Our five judges represent five different Asian countries, listed in no particular order: Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

 

MS. YASUE NOBUSAWA
JAPAN

VIPO, Film & Video Dept. / Globalization Support Dept.
Chief Producer

After being in charge of overseas business division and overseas sales at Nikkatsu Co., Ltd. She is seconded to VIPO. She has been involved in human resource development such as the Agency for Cultural Affairs project "ndjc: Young Filmmaker Development Project" for many years.

FINALISTS

Congratulations to the 19 Shortlisted Videos

The following finalists are listed in alphabetical order.

CHINA

Concentric War Epidemic - Life and Death Strike

HONG KONG

Life can be fruitful during pandemic

JAPAN

Embrace Change

Mother's Taxi

The Paradise Ship

Kiss Me through the Window


MALAYSIA

At Home

Don't Go

MEMODY

Remember

Roundabout


SINGAPORE

I Don’t Want To Be A Hero

This is Why


TAIWAN

Sit on the floor


THAILAND

Friendship beyond COVID

Keeper

Mask Land

Momng na jae

New Hope

Scroll down to see the videos.

 
 

The Ministry of Culture (Thailand) and Content Thailand

Generous sponsors of Project 19

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Salon Media Lab and Salon Films

Proud sponsors and organizers of Project 19