The Incubator for Film and Visual Media in Asia is organised by Hong Kong Arts Centre. Since its establishment in 1995, it has been serving as a platform that promotes and encourages creative talents in Asia, making short films, videos, animation and interactive media. It organizes two major events every year, the ifva Awards and ifva Festival.
The ifva Awards commends talented filmmakers in the field of short films, videos, animation and interactive media. It has five major categories, including 'Open', 'Youth', 'Animation', 'Interactive Media' and 'Asia New Force', where each category has three awards.
The ifva Festival is held in March every year. It includes the award ceremony of the ifva Awards, live performances and media art exhibitions. It is seen as a major film events for Hong Kong filmmakers.