The 35th Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony

The Story

Live Event Profile:
Event Date: 3 April, 2016
Event Duration: 330 minutes
Event Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Live Streaming Platform: Website (available on mobile devices and computers)
Live Streaming Region: Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
 

Live Event Details:

 

KEY IMPACTS

- Successfully delivered a high-quality live stream of the ceremony to online viewers from 21 territories outside Hong Kong under an extremely tight schedule

- Over 35,000 unique users who enjoyed the first-ever overseas live streaming of the “Oscars of Asia”

 

THE SITUATION

Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony aims to honour film professionals for their outstanding contribution to the Hong Kong film industry. It has become truly representative of the Hong Kong film industry and a leading film awards in Asia.  Many people around the world are interested in this remarkable event and it helps promote Hong Kong film industry as well as cultural exchange.  The event organizer is looking for a professional live streaming partner to bring this remarkable event to overseas audiences and broaden the coverage.

 

THE CHALLENGE

In the past, broadcasting worldwide with traditional OTA technology required high cost in equipment and manpower.  Through HERMES Live solution, our solution empowered organizer to deliver a high-quality live stream to online viewers from 21 territories via mobile devices and computers.

 

REASONS FOR SELECTION

1. "One Click Go Live"

Through "One Click Go Live" feature of HERMES Live, organizer only needs to connect the power, network and camera with the HERMES Live Encoder, and then the event can go live seamlessly.

 

2. Smooth viewing experience to fulfill audience desires

Synergizing with Akamai and Microsoft technology, TFI video streaming solution always meets viewer’s demand for a flawless viewing experience anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

 

3. Full HD streaming

With TFI international award-winning technology, we bring HKFA ceremony live streaming with broadcast video quality to 21 specific countries.



The Client

Hong Kong Film Awards

Hong Kong Film Awards

Founded in 1982, are the most prestigious film awards in Hong Kong and among one of the most respected in mainland China and Taiwan. The Awards recognize achievement in all aspects of filmmaking, such as directing, screenwriting, acting and cinematography. The awards are the Hong Kong equivalent to the American Oscars and the British BAFTAs.