One of the most glamourous film awards in Asia – The Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held on April 14, 2019 (Sun) at HKT 19:30. Overseas audience can enjoy free online live broadcast provided by TFI Digital Media Limited (TFI) with easy access on desktop, mobile, tablet or Samsung Smart TV. 27 designated countries including United States can watch the ceremony simultaneously through TFI’s online platform (http://hkfa.tfidm.com) with English Interpretation. This year, A.I. Face Recognition will be firstly introduced during live, allowing movie fans to track their favorite movie stars and watch the instant recap of their touching moments on stage. It also enables overseas audience to meet rising stars in Asia. Meanwhile, mobile and Samsung Smart TV users can download OpenSky.tv (http://hyperurl.co/38HKFA_openskytv) to enjoy HDR live stream*.
The competition is fierce this year which 19 awards will be presented during the ceremony. Mr. Francis Ng (Men On The Dragon) and Mr. Aaron Kwok (Project Gutenberg) are nominated for the fifth time as the Best Actor, other nominees in this category including Mr. Anthony Wong (Still Human), Mr. Chow Yun Fat (Project Gutenberg) and Mr. Philip Keung(Tracey). What’s more, Mr. Aaron Kwok and Mr. Chow Yun Fat are both nominated by ‘‘Project Gutenberg”, whether they will take the lead in the presentation ceremony, that is one of the most anticipated topics.
For the actress in a leading role, Ms. Chloe Maayan (Three Husbands), Ms. Charlene Choi (The Lady Improper), Ms. Jennifer Yu (Distinction), Ms. Crisel Consunji (Still Human) and Ms. Zhang Jingchu (Project Gutenberg) were nominated. Meanwhile, Ms. Jennifer Yu is firstly shortlisted in the film awards and also nominated as the Best Supporting Actress by “Men On The Dragon“.
TFI is honored as the Official Worldwide Online Live Streaming Partner of HKFA for four consecutive years. It is a leading video solution provider in Hong Kong with the vision to “Bring Content, Culture and People Together.” Powered by the flagship product of TFI – HERMES Live Encoder M and ”One Click Go Live” feature, broadcast quality live streaming is delivered to overseas audience just by one single click. Moreover, through the application of cutting-edge SDR to HDR live encoding technology with vivid wide color gamut (WCG) enhancement, TFI provides viewers a truly immersive and lifelike experience. To further enhance audience interaction, A.I. Computer Vision is applied for the first time during live to enable real-time face recognition of celebrities, taking the world-class event to the next level and enabling overseas audience to savor Asian’s exceptional culture.
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The 38th Hong Kong Film Awards Worldwide Online Live Streaming & Video-On-Demand covering 27 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.
*High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) live stream is only applicable to OpenSky.tv app with selective devices, details please refer to http://hkfa.tfidm.com .
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