Location Scout Spotlight: Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China, (PRC) Hong Kong located in eastern Asia
including film office information, facts, news, other references and data of interest to location scouts, location managers and other production personnel.
Location Scout Resource: Hong Kong Film Services Office
What is the FSO?
The Film Services Office (FSO) was established to promote the development of the Hong Kong film industry. Since its inception in April 1998, the FSO has helped the film industry to overcome some of the fundamental difficulties in film productions, and will continue its best endeavours to render assistance and support for film productions in Hong Kong. On 1 June 2009, the FSO (organisation chart) came under Create Hong Kong, Commerce and Economic Development Bureau.
- Hong Kong Film Services Office Location Library
- Hong Kong Film Services Office Production Directory
- Hong Kong Film Services FAQ
Hong Kong is one of two Special Administrative Regions (SARs) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the other being Macau. A city-state situated on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea, it is renowned for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour. With a land mass of 1,104 km2 (426 sq mi) and a population of seven million people, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Hong Kong’s population is 95 percent ethnic Chinese and 5 percent from other groups. Hong Kong’s Han Chinese majority originate mainly from the cities of Guangzhou and Taishan in the neighbouring Guangdong province.
HKIFF names Soo Wei Shaw exec director – Hollywood Reporter
Shaw, who has worked for the Singapore Film Commission and as a media consultant and briefly as a branding and marketing specialist for the Hong Kong office …
March 21, 2006 | By Jonathan Landreth
BEIJING: “Dividing time between Los Angeles and Shanghai, with frequent trips to Beijing, Hong Kong and Taipei, producer Andre Morgan has spent 30-plus years navigating China‘s red tape and is still making film and TV on both sides of the Pacific.”