31st Hong Kong Film Awards
The 31st Hong Kong Film Awards presentation ceremony took place in Hong Kong Cultural Centre on 15 April 2012. The hosts for the awards ceremony are Eric Tsang, Bowie Tsang, Gordon Lam, Ronald Cheng and Angelababy. TVB, Now TV and RTHK Radio 2 were the live broadcasters of the ceremony, with other networks airing simulcasts across the world.
|31st Hong Kong Film Awards|
Final revision poster modified by Hong Kong Film Awards Association
|Date||15 April 2012|
|Site||Hong Kong Cultural Centre|
|Hosted by||Eric Tsang, Bowie Tsang, Gordon Lam, Ronald Cheng, Angelababy|
|Organized by||Hong Kong Film Awards Association Ltd|
|Best Picture||A Simple Life|
|Most awards||A Simple Life, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (5)|
|Most nominations||Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, Let the Bullets Fly (13)|
|Network||TVB, Now TV, RTHK Radio 2 (live)|
The film A Simple Life won five of its major nominations (film, director, screenplay, actor, actress). Deanie Ip became the oldest Best Actress Award-winner in the history of Hong Kong Film Awards. Ann Hui has now won four Best Director Awards, the most in awards history.
Let the Bullets Fly directed by Jiang Wen and Flying Swords of Dragon Gate directed by Tsui Hark dominated the nominations in 13 categories including Best Film and Best Director. Individually, Jiang Wen got nominated in four categories (director, actor, screenplay, film editing).
|Lifetime Achievement Award|
|Ni Kuang||Male||novelist, screenwriter||He has written over 300 scripts including One-Armed Swordsman and Fist of Fury. His achievements of the field of screenwriting are extraordinary. Thus, his driving force for the development of Hong Kong film industry is important.|
|Professional Achievement Award|
|Fong Ho Yuen||Male||stills cinematographer||He has worked for over 80 films in about 40 years. He is a very dedicated person and his spirit should be learnt by other people.|
- Kam Kwok-leung
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing
Best Art Direction, Best Costume and Makeup Design
Best Action Choreography
Best Sound Design, Best Visual Effects
Best Original Film Score, Best Original Film Song
Best New Director
Best New Performer
Best Film of Mainland and Taiwan
Lifetime Achievement Award
Professional Achievement Award
Films with awards and nominations
These films has received one nomination or more at the awards:
- 13 : Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, Let the Bullets Fly
- 12 : Wu Xia[a]
- 9 : Overheard 2
- 8 : A Simple Life[b], Life without Principle
- 4 : Shaolin, White Vengeance
- 3 : A Beautiful Life, Mural
- 2 : Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, Hi, Fidelity, The Sorcerer and the White Snake
- 1 : Cure, If You Are the One 2[c], Lan Kwai Fong, Magic to Win, Starry Starry Night[c], Big Blue Lake, The Flowers of War[c], The Killer Who Never Kills, Seediq Bale[c], You Are the Apple of My Eye[c]
- a^ : Although Wu Xia receives 12 nominations, the categories it gets nominated are of acting or technical skills.
- b^ : A Simple Life gets nominated in all major categories (film, director, screenplay, actor, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, cinematography).
- c^ ^ ^ ^ ^ : The tagged films are from mainland China or Taiwan so they can compete for only 1 award (Best Film of Mainland and Taiwan).
- Master of Ceremonies of 2012’s Presentation Ceremony (in English and Chinese)
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