Held since 1982, the Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony aims to honour film professionals for their outstanding contribution to the Hong Kong film industry. Every year, recognition is given to award recipients to acknowledge their achievements, and encourage further progress and excellence.
Voting for the Hong Kong Film Awards is conducted by secret ballot. Secrecy is maintained by the official auditor, with the results of each award officially announced by award presenters during the live broadcast.
In 2017, the Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony marks its 36th anniversary, and has become truly representative of the Hong Kong film industry and a leading film awards in Asia.