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Recruit Ref: L04833760
Posting Date: 2020-09-24
The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society Ltd
The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society Ltd

The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society values creativity, dedication and passion in our employees. If you are looking for exciting challenges, join us for the promotion of the art and culture of films through two leading annual film events in Asia: The Hong Kong International Film Festival and The Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum, and the year-round Cine Fan Programme.

We are looking for aspiring individuals to join our dynamic team to fill the following position:

Programmer, HKIFFS


  • Research, planning, organization, programming, scheduling and presentation of HKIFFS programmes;
  • Oversee programming related operations of HKIFF and HKIFFS programmes;
  • Writing and editing of programme catalogues;
  • Preview of films, liaising and negotiating screening terms with distributors;
  • Liaise with film distributors to ensure the delivery of films are on schedule and handle all procedural arrangements for film traffic and customs clearance for the Festival;
  • Co-ordinate the print traffic between print sources and other festivals;
  • Co-ordinate and collect publicity materials from print sources;
  • Co-ordinate festival related exhibitions, writing of exhibition panel text, shipment of exhibits etc.;
  • Seek, sort and catalogue all incoming publicity material;
  • Co-ordinate film touring programmes outside Hong Kong;
  • Co-ordinate local film programmes partnering with other organizations;
  • Provide support to PR/Marketing team, such as advising on marketing angle/promotion of films, speaking to media;
  • Provide support to the editorial and HAF teams;
  • Hosting of seminars and Q&A sessions;
  • Oversee subtitles translations;
  • Negotiate the hospitality and special ticketing arrangements with distributors and overseas guests;
  • Liaise with educational institutes on seminars with visiting filmmakers; and
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or management from time to time.



  • University graduate or equivalent;
  • At least 5 years’ in film curatorial or film programming position;
  • Good networking with the film industry, film festival directors, distributors, producers and sales agents;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and must be a team-player;
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese including Putonghua, knowledge of other languages will be an advantage;
  • Proficient in PC skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and
  • Required to work overtime and irregular hours including full-day work on weekends and public holidays during certain periods.


Interested parties should apply with detailed resume stating current and expected salary to The HR & Administration Office, The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society at 8/F, The Rays, 71 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong or click for application

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