Film Festival

Winners of the Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival 2016


We present the list of winners of the Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival that took place from July 19th – 24th in Busan (South Korea).

Ready, Action! 12 Competition

BIKY Audience Award

Standard for Beauty
Standard for Beauty by Lee Jung-lim – South Korea | 2015 – 2 min.

Short kids or ugly kids who can’t draw attention from their friends, skinny or chubby kids who are bullied… But, all those kids are still beautiful and have their own strengths. Different people have different standards of beauty.

Best Storytelling Award

Sister Warfare
Sister Warfare by the Film Circle of Jae-Song Elementary School – South Korea | 2015 – 5 min.

Sisters who quarrel with each other every day are scolded by mom. One day, a younger sister saw a ghost..What will happen to the sisters?

Samir NASR Award

Voice of my Heart
Voice of my Heart by Moon So-hyun – South Korea | 2015 – 12 min.

Youngchan is an arrogant boy. However, Even though everyone hates him and avoid getting along with him, he has no idea about it. One day, he was hit by a ball kicked by his friend because his friend got angry. After that, his shadow gets separated from him. The separated shadow is called “Black Man” and it can read people’s mind. And then, He finds out that unless he gets the shadow back soon, he himself would disappear…

Pure Wind Award

Reconnect by TeleKids Workshop – Spain | 2016 – 4 min.

A girl cannot live without her mobile phone. Her friends worry and act.

Great Ocean Award

Temptation of Warehouse
Temptation of Warehouse by Yoo Hye-song – South Korea | 2015 – 9 min.

Jihyeon got scolded by her mother because she couldn’t get a good grade on her test. She doesn’t want to be compared by her older sister who is doing good at school. Ji hyeon really wants to get good grades on her final tests so she went to Eun-a, who is the first in the entire school to ask the secret for good grades. And they go to a warehouse of the school.

Blus Sky Award

Lookism by Kim Min-young – South Korea | 2015 – 13 min.

The story portrays an audition day of a filmmaking club. Su-hyun is a good actress but a bit chubby and round in appearance. Ga-hee, on the other hand, is pretty but has less prowess in acting. Now, who will get casted for the lead role?

Brilliant Star Award

Grandma's Tears
Grandma’s Tears by Lee Ha-rin – South Korea | 2015 – 6 min.

A granddaughter who can’t sleep asks grandma to tell a funny story. She tells what happened in 1919¸ which turns out to be heart-wrenching story.

Magic Film Award

Discrimination by Ban Ye-rim – South Korea | 2015 – 8 min.

A boy lost his mother to an accident. Everyone likes his older sister. She is a brilliant and famous girl. On the other hand, he is discriminated against at home and at school, being teased and bullied. He writes down in his diary what happened as his mind and body are exhausted. By chance, his father sees his diary.

Ready, Action! 18 Competition

BIKY Audience Award

Dynasty of School Clubs
Dynasty of School Clubs: Girl of Blade, Save School by Lee Se-hyung
South Korea | 2015 – 26 min.

It was one of those days in the Age of Warring Clubs (not the warring states). Hani, the only girl in Fencing club, panics after finding out the club president whom she looked up is to be suddenly transferred to the Book Debating Club. He says he wants to focus on studying in his senior year in high school. Meanwhile, the Book Debating Club sets up a scheme to close down or merge other clubs that disturb studies.

Asia Tie up Award

The Great Student
The Great Student by Kim Soo-young – South Korea | 2015 – 6 min.

This is a story of a school where all students are “cows“. Cow number 30619 and 30627 plays around stamping flower-shaped marks on each other. When the teacher comes in and announces grades, 30619 and 30627 are suddenly taken out of the classroom.

Samir NASR Award

SNS by yu Seung-in – South Korea | 2016 – 14 min.

Ha Jun enjoys playing a joke on friends. One day, he got to know ‘the Facebook’s Like survival competition’ and uploaded some video clips about his jokes in order to win the prize money. As people like his video clips, Ha Jun starts to upload more unfriendly clips. As a result, his friends starts to avoid him gradually. Finally he got obsessed with cyberspace.

Pure Wind Award

My happy house
My happy house by Park Min-ji – South Korea | 2015 – 16 min.

Seo Un’s mother is a prostitute. Seo Un doesn’t know who her father is. Due to her mother, she is a little different from her friends. Her friends cannot understand Seo Un’s behavior, and one day she did something terrible.

Great Ocean Award

Fifteen Days
Fifteen Days by Cho Han-nah – South Korea | 2015 – 20 min.

A mother left home promising to come back in fifteen days. After fifteen days, she came back soaking wet by the rain.

Blus Sky Award

Carrot by Son Hyeon-gyo – South Korea | 2015 – 12 min.

A girl who wants to hold on to her dream vs. a Woman who wants to protect her daughter.

Brilliant Star Award

Dynasty of School Clubs
Dynasty of School Clubs: Girl of Blade, Save School! by Lee Se-hyung
South Korea | 2015 – 26 min.

Magic Film Award

The Great Student
The Great Student by Kim Soo-young – South Korea | 2015 – 6 min.

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