Film Festival

21st Busan International Film Festival – Selected projects for the Asian Cinema Fund

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We present the selected projects for the Asian Cinema Fund 2016.

The Asian Cinema Fund (ACF) focus on producing and developing Asian films. This year the ACF had selected 5 projects for Script Development Fund, 5 for Post-Production Fund, and 12 for Asian Network of Documentary.

Script Development Fund
Changfeng Town by Wang Jing – China
Goodbye Mr. Kanay Shrihari Sathe – India
Mediterranean Blue by Sarah Francis – Lebanon
The Secret of Radha by Subarna Thapa – Nepal
Memoryland by Kim Quy Bui – Vietnam

5 projects were selected for Script Development Fund, supporting projects in planning and developing stage. The selected 5 projects will be funded 10,000,000 KRW (7.900.000 US$) for script development.

Post-Production Fund
Honeygiver Among the Dogs by Dechen Roder – Bhutan
Hotel Salvation by Shubhashish Bhutiani – India
Lost to shame by Nam Yeon Woo – South Korea
Merry Christmas Mr. Mo by Lim Dae Hyung – South Korea
Jane by Cho HyunHoon – South Korea

The 5 selected works will be supported with Digital Intermediate (DI), sound mixing, and Digital Cinema Package (DCP) from ACF partners; KOFIC, Studio 2L, CJ Powercast, Wave Lab, Studio SH, Plusgain, KUMTLE, and the newly-joined Pluto Sound Group.

Asian Network of Ducumentary
They Are One Hundred Years Old by Dukar Tserang – China **
Americaville by Zhang Qi – China *
Shifting Lines of the Desert by Pushpendra Singh – India *
Holy Faces by Siddhant Sarin – India *
Audio Perpetua by Universe Baldoza – Philippines *
Sunday Beauty Queens by Baby Ruth Villarama – Philippines *
Turning 18 by Ho Chao-ti – Taiwan *
The Future Cries Beneath Our Soil by Hang Pham Thu – Vietnam **
Far Vagina’s Sake by Kim Boram РSouth Korea **
Ne me quitte pas by Park Kyoung Tae – South Korea ***
Letters by Jero Yun and Marte Vold – South Korea **
A War of Memories by Lee-Ki Bora – South Korea **

*- Funded with 5,000,000 KRW (3.970.000 US$)
** – Funded with 10,000,000 KRW (7.900.000 US$)
*** – Funded with 20,000,000 KRW (15.880.000 US$)

Aiming to invigorate documentary production, AND offers each documentary project monetary support from Dongseo University, Youngsan University, BIFF Mecenat, and Busan Bank from 5,000,000 KRW (3.970.000 US$) to 20,000,000 KRW (15.880.000 US$) per project.

We would like to remind readers that the Busan International Film Festival will be held October 6th – October 15th. The Asian Film Market from October 8th – October 11th and the Asian Project Market from October 9th – October 11th.

To know more about the festival you can see the FESTIVAL PROFILE or go to the official website to know all the screening times and dates HERE.

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