"Project Gutenberg" leads HKFA 2019

13 Feb – The Hong Kong Film Awards 2019 has recently released its nomination list, and the Felix Chong-helmed "Project Gutenberg" is leading the pack.

The movie, which unites Aaron Kwok and Chow Yun Fat, is nominated for 17 awards including major ones - Best Film, Best Director for Felix Chong, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor for both of its aforementioned leads.

Trailing behind is Sunny Chan's "Men on the Dragon" with 11 nominations, the transgender film "Tracey" with nine, and the Anthony Wong-starrer, "Still Human" with eight.

The 2019 Hong Kong Film Awards will be held on 14 April at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui.

The nominations are as follows:

Best Film
Three Husbands
Operation Red Sea
Still Human
Men on the Dragon
Project Gutenberg

Best Director
Fruit Chan (Three Husbands)
Dante Lam (Operation Red Sea)
Sunny Chan (Men on the Dragon)
Oliver Chan Siu-kuen (Still Human)
Felix Chong (Project Gutenberg)

Best Actor
Francis Ng (Men on the Dragon)
Anthony Wong (Still Human)
Chow Yun-fat (Project Gutenberg)
Aaron Kwok (Project Gutenberg)
Philip Keung (Tracey)

Best Actress
Chloe Maayan (Three Husbands)
Charlene Choi (The Lady Improper)
Jennifer Yu ( Distinction )
Crisel Consunji (Still Human)
Zhang Jingchu (Project Gutenberg)

Best Supporting Actor
Kenny Wong (Men on the Dragon)
Poon Chan-leung (Men on the Dragon)
Sam Lee (Still Human)
Liu Kai-chi (Project Gutenberg)
Ben Yuen (Tracey)

Best Supporting Actress
Huang Lu (G Affairs)
Jiang Luxia (Operation Red Sea)
Jennifer Yu (Men on the Dragon)
Catherine Chau (Project Gutenberg)
Kara Wai (Tracey)

Best New Performer
Lam Sen (G Affairs)
Adam Pak ( L Storm )
Chan Charm-man (Three Husbands)
Nancy Wu (Men on The Dragon)
Crisel Consunji (Still Human)

Best Cinematography
G Affairs
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Operation Red Sea
Monster Hunt 2
Project Gutenberg

Best Film Editing
G Affairs
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Operation Red Sea
Napping Kid
Project Gutenberg

Best Art Direction
The Monkey King 3
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Monster Hunt 2
Project Gutenberg
Tracey

Best Costume & Make Up Design
The Monkey King 3
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Monster Hunt 2
Project Gutenberg
Tracey

Best Action Choreography
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Operation Red Sea
Project Gutenberg
Golden Job
Master Z:The Ip Man Legacy

Best Original Film Score
Lucid Dreams
Men on the Dragon
Project Gutenberg
Golden Job
Tracey

Best Original Film Song
Distinction
Men on the Dragon
Project Gutenberg
Golden Job
Tracey

Best Sound Design
G Affairs
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Operation Red Sea
Monster Hunt 2
Project Gutenberg

Best Visual Effects
The Monkey King 3
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Operation Red Sea
Monster Hunt 2
Project Gutenberg

Best New Director
Lee Cheuk-pan (G Affairs)
Sunny Chan (Men on the Dragon)
Oliver Chan Siu-kuen (Still Human)
Jeff Cheung Ka-kit (Agent Mr Chan)
Jun Li (Tracey)

Best Film from China and Taiwan
Ash Is Purest White
Last Letter
Dying to Survive
Hidden Man
Angels Wear White