1 June 2019

Ruby Yang named Artist of the Year for Film

Ruby Yang, project director of the Hong Kong Documentary Initiative  (HKDI), was named Artist of the Year for Film at the 2018 Hong Kong Arts Development Awards. This is the first time documentary filmmakers have been […]
2 August 2017

Master of Journalism graduate awarded Hong Kong Documentary Initiative annual seed grant

2011 Master of Journalism graduate Vincent Du is among six awardees of this year’s Seed Grants Programme. Along with two other recipients, Vincent was awarded a production grant of HK$150,000 for his film China’s Forgotten […]
18 May 2017

Screening of six JMSC student documentaries (2:30pm, 19 May)

Join us for a screening of six short documentaries produced by our Master of Journalism students.   The documentaries are compelling stories of ordinary folks who shared with us their search for identity, their dreams, and […]
6 March 2017

JMSC summer course helps filmmaker net prize at international film festival

A JMSC summer course on documentary filmmaking has helped a filmmaker from the Philippines win an award at an international film festival, with a documentary about the life of her 105-year old grandmother. Curiosity, Adventure […]
23 September 2016

Master classes with Oscar documentarians coming up in October and November

Two-time Academy Award nominated filmmaker James Longley and Academy Award winner Thomas Lennon will be the first instructors of Hong Kong Documentary Initiative’s Master Classes with Oscar Documentarians on 29–30 October and 5–6 November held at the Journalism and […]
30 August 2016

Winner of the 2016 Mick Deane Scholarship for Video Journalism announced

Xu Xiaotong, a 2016 Master of Journalism graduate from the JMSC whose documentary explored the difficulties of Chinese students adjusting to life in Hong Kong, has been named as the overall winner of the 2016 […]
22 August 2016

JMSC students win TVB documentary competition

A film about a Hong Kong bodybuilder who was born female but now identifies as genderqueer has netted a team of JMSC students the top award in a local documentary competition. The documentary, titled ‘Siu […]
20 July 2016

Documentary celebrating peace and friendship through music by Oscar-winning director premieres in Hong Kong

More than 300 guests, including Carrie Lam, Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong SAR Government, attended the premiere of the latest film by Academy Award-winning director Ruby Yang in Hong Kong on 17 […]