Category Archives : Video


VIDEO – What Happened Next? The Occupy Central Movement: Then and Now

What happened next? Six months have passed since students and supporters alike of Occupy Central took to the streets to fight for universal suffrage. Cameos reflects on how opinions and things have (or haven’t) changed since.

At around the four minute mark, the film switches to scenes from the present day.

The purpose of the Cameos project is “to serve as a mirror – to reflect both the minute and the major consequentialities of the behaviour of individuals.” 


BLOG – International Pillow Fight Day Highlights, Part 1 of 2

Part 1. Click here for Part 2.

Hong Kong’s 2015 International Pillow Fight Day – the biggest ever – was featured in the Ming Pao, ITN, Buzzfeed, The Washington Post, NBC, CCTV, The Independent, NRT, Toronto Sun, Canberra Times, USA Today & Globe & Mail.

Reuters video

Many thanks to all who attended, especially to the Hong Kong heroes who helped clean up and to the police and LCSD for letting us have fun! Around 800 people attended this year.

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VIDEO – #OccupyHK: a 360° Virtual Reality Documentary

‘Hong Kong Unrest’ is a news documentary filmed in 360 degree video that tells the story of the 2014 pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The film breaks fresh journalistic ground by providing a news narrative, on a topic of world importance, using live-motion 360-degree video.

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  • Use the controls at the top right of the embedded video control the camera.
  • Increase the video quality (settings cog at the bottom right) for a better experience.

Hong Kong Unrest was created by Immersivly. The film was shot using six GoPro cameras attached to a pole.


HISTORY – Fascinating, Newly Restored Old Hong Kong Newsreels: Part 2

The news and film archive British Pathé have uploaded a number of short, revealing old newsreels related to Hong Kong (click here for Part 1). Many of the 1-minute vignettes give an insight into how Britain saw its role in the world, whilst some of the clips are steeped in Orientalist mystification.

Here is an early clip from 1932 celebrating the discipline and loyalty of the colony’s Indian troops, as they “impressed” the “natives” of Hong Kong…