Job ref no.: CT3114389-01#7745

Assistant Operations and Subtitle Officer, HKIFF

The Hong Kong Int'l Film Festival Society Ltd



  • Coordinate and monitor all subtitling matters for year-round film programmes, annual film festival, and other ancillary film programmes including but not limited to:

-      manage and co-ordinate with freelancer, translator and production houses for all subtitling             issues;
-      proofreading of translation files - timecueing scripts for production purposes;
-      arrangements for censorship and co-ordination with OFNAA;
-      carry out film / video / subtitle checking and preparation of subtitle file;
-      checking subtitled files and giving quality feedback to the freelancers;
-      perform onsite subtitle setup, operation and support at screening venues;

  • Assume duties at HKIFF Temporary Office during the annual film festival period;
  • Assist in all issues related to film festival operations and film screening activities of the Society and
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or management from time to time


  • University graduate or equivalent;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Minimum 2 years’ working experience;
  • Practical experience of subtitling and a background in translation or proofreading are essential;
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro / Final Cut Pro / easyDCP Player / subtitle editing software;
  • Knowledge of film format and video / film checking will be an advantage;
  • Intermediate (or advanced) Japanese / Korean / French / Italian or other foreign language skill is a plus
  • Experience in technical coordination and working in film festival / film industry / production house will be an advantage; and
  • Required to work overtime and irregular hours including full-day work on weekends and public holidays during peak seasons.


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Job ref no. CT3114389-01#7745
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Job Function
  • Kwun Tong
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • 2 years - 5 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree