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Hing Weng Eric Tsang

Film Director

Eric (曾慶宏) is a Hong Kong-based filmmaker and artist, and author of Tales of Honey: A Collection of Interviews with Post-80s Directors from the Greater China (蜜糖不壞︰華語80後導演訪談). Eric's short film A Thousand Sails was selected by Sundance Film Festival 2020 and the 37th Busan International Short Film Festival. A Thousand Sails also won the 2019 Sundance Film Festival Hong Kong Short Film Competition Jury Award . Another short film The Umbrella earned several awards including the Edward Snowden Award at the 17th Festival International Signes de Nuit - Paris. His experimental dance video Meeting with the Monk (2018) was exhibited in the National Art Museum of China. Eric is now preparing for his debut feature film, Hong Kong Family.

Co-founders of: 

@Thousand Sails Pictures  @Plate Creations

 
 
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"A web of little secrets and white lies, all dictated by love, loneliness, fear of not meeting expectations and shame."  


A Thousand Sails (2019)

Sundance Film Festival 2020 and The 37th Busan International Short Film Festival Official Selection

 
 
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"An elegant, poignant and technically polished work."  


The Umbrella (2018)

 
 

Awards

2013 - 2020

2019

Jury Award

2019 Sundance Film Festival Hong Kong Short Film Competition

2019

The Edward Snowden Award

The 17th Festival International Signes de Nuit - Paris

2019

Best Narrative Short

The 67th Columbus International Film Festival

2019

Nominated for Best Audio Visual Experiment Award

Minikino - Bali International Short Film Festival 2019

2019

Special Mention Award

The Incubator for Film and Visual media in Asia (ifva)

2018

Winner Award

The 5th First Feature Film Initiative - Create Hong Kong

2018

The 6th Chang Kuo-sin Award for Aspiring Young Communicators

Winner of the Drama Category

2018

Fresh Wave Award

The 12th Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival

2014

Best Cinematography Award

The 9th Golden Sugarcane Film Festival

2013

Best Director, Best Scriptwriter, Best Visual Effects and Overall 1st Runner-up Award

M21 Chinese Youth Short Film Contest Open Division

2013

Best Investigation Award

The 7th Workers Literary Award - Short Film Division

2013

Special Mention Award

“Sex No Discrimination” Micro-documentary Festival

 

Asian Movie Pulse

Short Film Review: The Umbrella (2018) by Eric Tsang

BY Adriana Rosati

 

放映週報

【日舞】「我的作品不能逃避這個時代發生的事」——專訪《木已成舟》香港導演曾慶宏

文 / 翁煌德

 

TAT KALA

Film Pendek “The Umbrella”, Satu Tembakan Untuk Sebuah Kisah

BY Putu Kusuma Wijaya

 

新時代電影的獨立與酷:香港青年導演的辛丹斯電影節親歷記

​文/ 曾慶宏

 

Asian Movie Pulse

Short Film Review: A Thousand Sails (2019) by Eric Tsang

BY Ariana Rosati