Crash

A Film by Hong Heng Fai

Synopsis

Choi found his mother with advanced Dementia was missing one day. He asked around to search for her, but to no avail. He then put a post in the social networking site. In just one night, his post had attracted attention from many Internet users.
In order to retain his popularity in the online world, CHOI decided to take a short selfie video – sharing all the memories of his mother and their sufferings from the disease. The selfie video went viral and initiated the” Crash Wall Challenge ” in the online world. More and more people participated and took the challenge…

Director

  • Picture of Hong Heng Fai © Hong Heng Fai

    Hong Heng Fai

    A Macau director whom had completed four short films since 2014, including BEFORE DAWN, CAGED, IN MEMORY OF HER and CRASH. CRASH was awarded the 'Best Narrative Film' of the 16th South Taiwan Film Festival and the 'Best Narrative Short Film' of the '13th China Independent Film Festival'. Moreover, it was selected to screen in the '14th SHNIT International Short Film Festival', '32nd Interfilm Short Film Festival Berlin' and being nominated for 'The Best Live Action Short Film' of the 53rd Golden Horse Awards.

Awards + Festivals

  • *MACAO INDIES SECTION JURY'S COMMENDATION AWARD*
    10th MACAO INTERNATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (MIFVF) (Official Selection, Macao)May 14, 2016
  • *BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM*
    13th CHINA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, China)August 23, 2016
  • MACAU AND HONG KONG INDEPENDENT SHORT FILMS DAY & NIGHT (Official Selection, Macau) September 10, 2016
  • YING E CHI MACAU FILM FESTIVAL: MACAU INDIE POWER (Official Selection, Macau)September 22, 2016
  • 14th SHNIT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Made in China Section, Switzerland)October 5, 2016
  • *BEST NARRATIVE FILM*
    16th SOUTH TAIWAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Taiwan)November 13, 2016
  • 32nd INTERFILM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Focus China, Berlin, Germany)November 15, 2016
  • *Nominated for BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM*
    53rd GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS (Official Selection, Taipei, Taiwan)November 16, 2016
  • LOCAL YOUNG FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE AN SHARING (Official Selection, Macau)November 23, 2016
  • SEEING THE UNSEEN (Official Selection, Taiwan)November 27, 2016
  • *HONORABLE JURY MENTION*
    6th BANGALORE SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Bangalore, India)June 11, 2017
  • *FIRST PRIZE BEST FILM*
    4th FIRENZE FILMCORTI FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Italy)July 1, 2017
  • 21st BUCHERON INT'L FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Bucheon Choice: Shorts” Section, Korea)July 13, 2017
  • 10th THE COLUMBIA GORGE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Big Lear Lake, CA, USA)September 18, 2017
  • 2nd KINENOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SKOPJE (Official Selection, Macedonia)October 6, 2017
  • 3rd MINIKINO FILM WEEK - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BALI (Official Selection, Denpasar, Bali Indonesia)October 7, 2017
  • 8th EKO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lagos, Nigeria)October 23, 2017
  • 37th HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)November 2, 2017
  • 15th FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF (Official Selection, Germany)November 15, 2017
  • 14th MANCHESTER INT'L SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)November 20, 2017
  • 2nd WHILE WHALE INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Web)November 24, 2017
  • 11th LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 24, 2017
  • 35th FESTIVAL TOUS COURTS - AIX EN PROVENCE (Official Competition, France)November 27, 2017
  • STEAM HOUSE ENTERTAINMENT INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Avenal, CA, USA)December 8, 2017
  • *BEST DIRECTOR*
    12th LECCE FILM FEST (Official Selection, Lecce, Italy)December 16, 2017
  • 2nd CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 24, 2017
  • FOUR SEASONS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)February 3, 2018
  • *CINEMATOGRAPHY HONORABLE MENTION*
    THE SOUTH FILM AND ARTS ACADEMY FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Chile)February 16, 2018
  • 3rd FINDECOIN - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Anzoátegui, Venezuela)February 23, 2018
  • 3rd NEW RENAISSANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)March 1, 2018
  • *BEST DIRECTOR*
    4th FELACOS LONG AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santiago, Chile)March 8, 2018
  • WARSAW SHORT FRAMING 2018 (Official Selection, Warsaw, Poland)May 18, 2018
  • *SPECIAL MENTION - ADULT PUBLIC JURY*
    4th LONGUE VUE SUR LE COURT - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)May 30, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Hong Heng Fai & To Weng Kei
Producer
Day Day Studio, Macau, Hong Heng Fai / Lao Weng Tai
Director
Hong Heng Fai
Director of Photography
Chin Ka Hou
Art Direction
Nip Man Tang
Costume Design
Nip Man Tang
Sound
Ellison Lau Chi Keong
Editor
Hong Heng Fai
Sound Design
Ellison Lau Chi Keong

Details

Running Time
21:47 mins
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Day Day Studio, Macau
Praça de Ponte e Horta, No.10, 2 Andar, EDIF. Fok Seng Lao, Macau

DIRECTOR

Hong Heng Fai

daydaymacau@gmail.com