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Body Watch
Director: Ho Ching-yu Frankie, Chun Siu-leung Ziv

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Production Country Hong Kong
Production Year 2015
Duration 29’ 41”
Colour B/W
Language No dialogue and subtitles
Genre Music Video
Shooting Format HD
Synopsis Are you looking at me? Are you getting me to look at you? What are you looking at? What do you think I see? A table and two chairs set in the dark. What would transpire between two people sitting straight up facing each other…
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Remarks shared after Festival


“What I found most rewarding about the
festival was its Q&A component of both my own and other people's work. It
was very interesting and educational for me to learn from different cultures
and their viewpoints. I had the privilege to collaborate with a number of Italian
artists on the spot.. [More]
“What I found most rewarding about the
festival was its Q&A component of both my own and other people's work. It
was very interesting and educational for me to learn from different cultures
and their viewpoints. I had the privilege to collaborate with a number of Italian
artists on the spot. We shared our different working styles and artistic
creation processes. Most importantly, I am convinced by the beauty of cultural
diversity in art and hope to continue exploring cultural diversity in my future
work.



Italy is definitely a beautiful and
historical country. I can see how their culture, environment influence their
art and fashion. It’s a great experience, we have opportunity to show our film
two times, one in the festival and the other one at the university, and we held
a workshop to share our working process and talk about our HK culture.”

— Shared by Ho Ching-yu, director of Body Watch, after attending the Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival and Market 2016 in France, under the sponsorship of NAE.
“As a choreographer and professional dancer, dance
for me is another language. By dancing I can express all the emotions. Dance
has no boundary and is an international language.. [More]
“As a choreographer and professional dancer, dance
for me is another language. By dancing I can express all the emotions. Dance
has no boundary and is an international language. I’m very lucky to produce a
short film which can combine my passion. It’s all about the movement.



When I worked with my team, I really enjoyed the
collaboration of all my staffs. Thanks to all of them, we can bring this music
video to Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival. The spirit of NAE
programme is the same: to share with each other. Thanks to this festival visit
opportunity offered by NAE, I am able to meet other Hong Kong directors during
the trip. Some of them are teachers, animators and talented film school
students. At the end of the trip, we became friends and we made a solid connection.
They might be the potential collaborators for my upcoming projects! That’s what
I’ve expected for this trip! Besides our NAE group, I’ve met professionals from
all over the world. An Italian composer was very interested in my work and in
collaborating with me in the future.



This short
film festival is a very huge event and a real melting pot. The international
competitions are awesome! The screening at the George Conchon Theatre had a
huge success. Some of the audience told me that they really enjoyed the choreography,
the style and the music. An old lady said that the black and white image and
the music recalled her 20’s back to 1960s. That was exactly what I’ve expected
for the screening, even there was no dialogue in my music video, people were
free to imagine by themselves. ”

— Shared by Ho
Ching-yu, director of Body Watch, after attending the Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival and Market 2016 in France, under the sponsorship of NAE.

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