HOMETOWN HEROES: 
I AM A FILMMAKER

HOMETOWN HEROES: I AM A FILMMAKER is a community-music video project that will showcase the lives of six Eastern and Wan Chai District residents. Young aspiring filmmakers will tell their stories by taking inspiration from the six original songs created last year during HOMETOWN HEROES: I AM A SINGER-SONGWRITER.

A collaboration with <Every Life Is A Song>, the social enterprise – created by Hong Kong singer-songwriter Vicky Fung and lyricist Chow Yiu Fai – will host creative workshops to help young talent develop their narratives.

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Application Deadline: 24 June 2018
Join our workshop and creatively share what you'd like to see in your neighbourhood. Your artworks will be displayed at Cityplaza mall in mid-July, and will help showcase YOUR ideas on how to create the perfect community at Quarry Bay. Sign up now! 
Event Date
Date: 8 July 2018
Time
Section A: 10:30 -13:00
Section B: 14:30 - 17:00
Venue
Level 37, One Island East,
18 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay
(In the event of oversubscription, spots will be allocated via a lottery system.)
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For enquiries, please email to hometownheroes@swireproperties.com or contact 2844 6846

Registration is closed!

Registration for participating of "HOMETOWN HEROES: I AM A PLACEMAKER" is now closed. 
Due to the overwhelming response, spots will be allocated via a lottery system, participant will be notified individually by email.

Thank you for your enthusiastic support!
Event Date
Date: 8 July 2018
Time
Section A: 10:30 -13:00
Section B: 14:30 - 17:00
Venue
Level 37, One Island East,
18 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay
Share this event with a friend!
Registration is closed

Music Video Screening @ MOViE MOViE

Six music videos created by 6 team of young aspiring filmmakers, showcase the lives of six Eastern and Wan Chai District residents.
Exhibition Check out the I AM A FILMMAKER music video screening 

Date: 27 September 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: MOViE MOViE Cityplaza

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Project Details

Everyone Should Have A Song.
Every Life Is A Song.

Shortlisted participants will receive mentorship and and training from <Every Life Is A Song> while penning a song that reflects the unique life story of selected residents living in the Eastern District or Wan Chai District.

The project includes creative workshops, a music camp and performances. All songs will be launched on various platforms to each the wider Hong Kong community.

I AM A FILMMAKER
Instructors and Guest Speakers

Vicky Fung

Chow Yiu Fai

Kimhoo So
Photographer
Justin, Wong Chiu Tat
Visual Artist
Heiward Mak Hei Yan
Director
Joycelyn Choi
MOViE MOViE 
General Manager

Community Interviewees

Chow Yiu Fai
Vicky
Chow Yiu Fai
Pia Ho
SubYup
Goro Wong
Yvette Wong

Story Interviewees

Eastern District
Mr Eric Lee
A post-80s tram collector
Professor Lui Tai Lok, JP
Vice President (Research and Development) of The Education University of Hong Kong
Mr Wong Kwai Chung
Former Taikoo Dockyard staff member
Wan Chai District
Mr So
Owner of Tak Yu ChaChaanTeng
Professor Adrian Walter, AM
Director of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Ms Micheline Yau
Worked at St. Francis' Canossian School over 30 years

Community Interviewees

Chow Yiu Fai
Vicky
Chow Yiu Fai
Pia Ho
SubYup
Goro Wong
Yvette Wong
2 July 2018

Applications Open
15 July 2018

Applications Close
21 July 2018
1:00-6:00pm
Auditions @ 2/F Studio,Youth Outreach, 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho
24 July 2018

Announcement of Finalist
18 August 2018
10:00am-7:00pm
Creative Workshop
22-23 September 2018
Music Camp
1 November 2018
Preview Performance at Taikoo Place
23 -25 November 2018

Performance at the White Christmas Street Fair, Starstreet Precinct
(20 mins per individual performer or team)
29 November - 1 December 2018

Performance at the 2018 White Christmas Street Fair, Taikoo Place
(20 mins per individual performer or team)
Vicky Fung, Chow Yiu Fai, CMgroovy, Pia Ho, Subyub Lee, Yvette Wong... (more to come soon!)
Vicky Fung
Chow Yiu Fai
CMgroovy
Pia Ho
Subyup Lee
Yvette Wong
...... more to come soon!

Participating tertiary institutions

Community Interviewees

Chow Yiu Fai
Vicky
Chow Yiu Fai
Pia Ho
SubYup
Goro Wong
Yvette Wong