March 27, 2013
By Melody Uy
Singapore –Writer-director Han Yew Kwang’s The Flying Postman tied with China’s Underground River to win the HAF/Fox Chinese Film Development Award at the recently concluded Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) – regarded as one of the major film financing platforms in Asia. The Award includes a cash prize of HK$100,000 (approx. US$12,900) and a development and first look contract with Fox International Productions (FIP).
The Flying Postman is a period martial arts comedy about an orpHan who is tasked to learn qinggong so that he can become a better postman. He later finds out that the real reason is to equip him with the necessary skills to escape a group of killers responsible for his parents’ deaths.