The Busan International Film Festival have just announced the projects selected for the Asian Project Market.
The Asian Project Market (APM), the biggest investment and co-production market in Asia, selected 28 projects from 17 countries. The APM has been a stepping stone for directors and introduces various new projects to the industry from beyond Asia as well as provides opportunities for significant investments and co-productions.
The number of applied projects (317) has increased almost 25% over the previous year. India is at the top of the list with 60, follow by Japan with (35). Even countries like Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar were able to send their projects this year.
APM 2017 Projects
Black Cattle by Tsuta Tetsuichiro – Producer: Ichiyama Shozo – Japan
Dawn (working title) by Hirose Nanako – Producer: Nishikawa Asako – Japan
Death of Insane by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan – Producer: Shaji Mathew – India
Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous by Wissam Charaf – Producer Charlotte Vincent – France, Lebanon
Doi Boy by Nontawat Numbenchapol – Producers: Steve Chen, Supatcha Thipsena – Thailand
Francis Chit of Siam by Nonzee Nimibutr – Producers: Nonzee Nimibutr and Namon Pongvilai – Thailand
Gasoline by Oh Seung-uk – Producer: Han Jae-duk – South Korea
Glorious Ashes by Bui Thac Chuyen – Producers: Tran Thi Bich Ngoc – Vietnam
The Gospel of the Beast by Sheron Dayoc – Producer: Sheron Dayoc – Philippines
Herstory (Working title) by Min Kyudong – Producer: Min Jinsoo – South Korea
His Son, Our Son by Lee Hyuksang – Producer: Hwang Hei-rim – South Korea
The Horse Thieves by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov and Lisa Takeba – Producer: Julia Kim – Kazakhstan, Japan
Humba Dreams by Riri Riza – Producer: Mira Lesmana – Indonesia
I am 14 Yearls Old by Nam Yeonwoo – Lee Wanghyung – South Korea
Increasing Echo by Chienn Hsiang – Producer: Chen Pao-ying – Taiwan
Iran K9 by Vahid Vakilifar – Producer: Maryam Najafi – Iran
Revenge by Li Xiaofeng – Producer: Shen Yi – China
See Me in You by Shu Haolun – Producer: Nai An and Le Bei – China
Shade by Loy Arcenas – Producer: Alemberg Ang – Philippines
Sing, Sally (Working Title) by Kawaguchi Hirofumi – Producer: Kakurai Makoto – Japan
Sora by Yoon Gaeun – Producer: Kim Jihye – South Korea
Suk Suk by Ray Yeung – Producer: Michael J. Werner – Hong Kong
The Pass by Siddiq Barmak – Producers: George Ovashvili and Guillaume De Seille – Georgia, France
Three Sisters by Lee Seungwon – Producer: Kim Sangsu – South Korea
The Three Women from Myanmar by The Maw Naing – Producers: The Maw Naing and Oh Youngjeong – Myanmar
Voracious by Bhaskar Hazarika – Producers: Poonam Deol, Shyam Bora – India
Wrong Man by Prasanna Vithanage – Producer: Iranthi Abeyasinghe – Sri Lanka
A Year of Cold by Min Bahadur Bham – Producers: C. Dussart, A. Katchko, and Min B. Bham – Nepal, France, Germany
We remind readers that the Asian Project Market will take place from October 15th – 17th, 2017 at the BEXCO Exhibition Center II during the 22nd Busan International Film Festival that will be held from October 12th – 21st, 2017 in the beautiful and advance city of Busan, South Korea.