Chu Hai College Hosts Caritas ‘New Media’ Awards Ceremony

Chu Hai College of Higher Education held the awards ceremony for Caritas ‘New Media’ Project Competition (Phase II) on 28 August. The event awarded teams of secondary school students who have participated in the competition for their outstanding efforts.
“KamShun”producedbystudentsofYanOiTong ChanWongSukFongMemorialSecondarySchoolwontheBestShortFilmAward.“WonderStore”producedbystudentsofYanChaiHospitalNo.2SecondarySchoolwontheRunners-upAward.”HeiHui”producedbystudentsofHoNgaiCollege(SponsoredBySikSikYuen)wontheSecondRunners-upAward.

Mr. Wallace So, a decorated documentary producer and Senior Lecturer of Chu Hai College of Higher Education, praised the participating students’ team efforts and skills. He encouraged students to be more direct and focusing when producing documentaries and advised them to hone their story-telling and diegetic skills.
TheCaritas“NewMedia”project(PhaseII), fundedbyHongKongJockeyClub,formallykickedstartinApril2019,invitingsecondaryschoolstudentstotakepartinthisshortfilmcompetitioninanattempttopromotethegeniuslociofTuenMunDistrictandcultivateyoungpeople’ssenseofbelongingandunderstandingofthecommunity.

Three students from the Department of Journalism and Communication (JCC programme) of Chu Hai College of Higher Education were “Little Tutors” who helped the participating secondary students create their short films from pre-produce to post-production works.

(From left to right)

Ms Lee Tai-ying, Cherry, Senior Social Work Supervisor, Caritas Jockey Club Integrated Service for Young People – Tuen Mun; Mr. Chan Yiu-ming, Frederick, Liaison Officer, Tuen Mun District; Mr Chan Man-kit, Manager of Charity affairs, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust; Mr Yan Siu-nam, Tun Mun District Councilor; Billy Leung, Assistant District Officer, Tun Mun District Office; Ms. Ku Wing-chee, Brenda, MH Vice President, Chu Hai College of Higher Education; Mr Leung Kin-man, BBS, MH, JP, Chairman Tuen Mun District Council; Mr Liu Chi-shing, Chairman of Tuen Mun North West Committee; Dr. Chan Wing-mui, Helen, Director of Salon Media Lab; Mr. Chan Wai-leung, Charlie, Caritas Service Head, Youth & Community Service cum Community Development Service; Mr. So Wing-kuen, Wallace, Senior Lecturer, Chu Hai college of Higher Education; Mr Mak Lui-lok, Paul, Social Work Supervisor, Caritas Jockey Club Integrated Service For Young People-Tuen Mun.

All thumbs up for the success of the ‘New Media’ Project and the efforts of the participating students

Vice President Ms Brenda Ku presents award for one of the winners.

Mr Wallace So (middle) is one of the judging panelists.

JCC student Chow Hin Pak (middle) is one of the ‘Litter Tutors’ who help the participating students undertake production works.

Yu Ying Ying, a ‘Little Tutor’, thanks Caritas offering a precious opportunity for her and she works, learns and grows during the mission.