Roger Garcia has been executive director of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society since 2010. He has served as consultant and juror on many international film festivals in the US, Europe and Asia. His articles and books on cinema have been published by Asiaweek, British Film Institute, Cahiers du Cinema, Far East Film Festival Udine, Film Comment, Variety among others. As producer he has worked on studio pictures in Hollywood and independent films in Asia. His television work includes creating and producing the first program on Asian and Asian American cinema for Comcast cable TV in the US.
The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society
The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society is a non-profit organization that helps promote film culture in Hong Kong. The Society is responsible for the Hong Kong International Film Festival, the oldest in Asia and now celebrating its 37th year; the Hong Kong-Asia Film Finance Forum, one of Asia’s leading project markets; and the Asian Film Awards, a celebrity celebration of Asian cinema. More recently the Society has also produced anthology films with Hong Kong and internationally acclaimed Asian directors such as Apitchatpong Weerathasakul, Brillante Mendoza, Stanley Kwan, Ann Hui, Fruit Chan, Clara Law, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Mabel Cheung, Tsai Ming-liang etc.