The 38th Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony

The Story

 Date: 14 Apr, 2019
 Duration: 270 minutes
 Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
 Platform: Website and App (available on mobile devices, computers and Samsung Smart TV)
 Region: 27 designated territories*



  • A.I. Face Recognition was firstly applied with instant Digital Video Recorder (DVR) feature during live and VOD for movie fans to track their favorite celebrities and watch the video recap in real time, greatly boosting audience interaction and engagement
  • Powered by HERMES Live Encoder M and ‘’One Click Go Live’’ feature, HKFA was able to spread Hong Kong movie culture and reached nearly 100,000 worldwide audiences with broadcast-grade and seamless live stream
  • Extended HDR**coverage to Samsung Smart TV users, providing them breathtaking visual experience in terms of brightness, color, contrast, etc.



The Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) is one of the most glamorous film awards in Asia. Powered by the state-of-the-art video technology and HERMES Live solution, TFI is honored as the Official Worldwide Online Live Streaming Partner of Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) for four consecutive years. With the vision to “Bring Content, Culture, People Together through Video Technologies”, TFI keeps innovating and brings new elements to the ceremony continuously. This year, A.I. Face Recognition of celebrities was introduced; and HDR viewing experience was extended to Samsung Smart TV users. Along with simultaneous English interpretation, TFI provided broadcast quality and seamless online live stream to 27 designated territories, promoting Hong Kong movie culture to the world.



*27 designated territories include: Taiwan, Japan, United Kingdom, Korea, Germany, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, France, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Russia, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.


**Applicable to selective devices, details please refer to The 38th Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) Official Online Live Streaming Page:   

The Client

Hong Kong Film Awards

Hong Kong Film Awards

Founded in 1982, the Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) is the most prestigious film awards in Hong Kong and among one of the most respected film awards in mainland China and Taiwan. The awards recognize achievement in all aspects of filmmaking, such as directing, screenwriting, acting and cinematography. The awards are equivalent to the Oscars and the BAFTA Film Award.