Workshop - The Master's Recipe of Doc Filmmaking

Sunday, 17.02.2019 – Sunday, 17.02.2019, Christian Frei: Tectonics of Humanity

Movie; Conference; Lecture

Photo Christian Frei © Reto Sterchi

Doc filmmakers encounter all sorts of questions. From practical challenges to ethical consideration, it could be overwhelming especially for the amateur. No worries! For 2019 Master Class with Oscar Documentarian, Hong Kong Documentary Initiative joins hands with Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong to bring a full-day workshop with OSCAR nominated director Christian Frei. Frei will reveal his personal recipe for doc-filmmaking. Oh yes, it will literally turn into a counselling hub. So get your questions ready!

Time: 9:30 - 16:30

Class size: 25 participants

Language: Conducted in English

Application Deadline: 8.2.2019 (Friday)

Participants are REQUESTED to attend the 5 screenings of Frei works at Hong Kong Arts Centre.

Who should attend

  • Film students or graduates who are passionate to tell real stories
  • Filmmakers who would like to start a documentary project
  • Filmmakers who have difficulties in doc filmmaking

Tuition Fee

  • HK$ 800, including the ticket fee HK$ 280 of a whole set of five films
  • Except the ticket fee HK$ 280, the rest of the tuition fee HK$ 520 is refundalbe for full-time students of participants with a monthly salary lower than HK$ 15,000.


Location: Eliot Hall, The University of Hong Kong