Country
Shanghai to Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong Film Archive, Sai Wan Ho

Hong Kong Film Archive appoints Crown Fine Art to transport canisters of films and pallets of machines

Crown Fine Art Hong Kong have been appointed by the Hong Kong Film Archive as the transportation provider for moving canisters of films and machines from Shanghai to Hong Kong.

Crown Fine Art Hong Kong is excited to have been appointed by the Hong Kong Film Archive (HKFA) as the transportation provider for moving canisters of films and machines from Shanghai to Hong Kong.

The HKFA is an internationally renowned film archive dedicated to preserving Hong Kong's film heritage, facilitating research, and bringing film art to the local community. Its building locates at Sai Wan Ho includes an exhibition hall, a mini cinema, a resource centre, collection vaults and restoration laboratories. The Archive's mission includes collecting, conservation and cataloguing Hong Kong films and related materials, providing film and related information for the film industry, researchers, and the general public.

The scale of the relocation included 32 pieces of 20 feet reefer containers from Shanghai to Hong Kong, which contained over 5,500 canisters of films and pallets of film-related machines. Crown Fine Art used specially designed temperature-controlled containers for the safe transportation of the shipment. When the shipment arrived in Hong Kong, all items were temporary stored in the container until they were ready to move in the HKFA’s vault.

Crown Fine Art was pleased to assure HKFA a seamless fine art relocation service with the support of in-house specialists in Hong Kong and Shanghai. We are grateful to have collaborated with HKFA in preserving the film history of Hong Kong.

The services we provided included:

  • Project management
  • Transport and shipping
  • Storage
  • Specialist advice

 

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