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Busan unveils Film Academy fellows

24 participants have been selected for the 10th Asian Film Academy, which will have Hungarian director Bela Tarr as its dean.

O Muel

Busan reveals ACF selection

The 19th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has announced 29 projects selected to benefit from Asian Cinema Fund (ACF) 2014, including projects by award-winning directors such as O Muel (Jiseul) and Hannah Espia (Transit).

Kim Young-woo

Busan names Asian Cinema programmer

Korea’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has appointed Kim Young-woo as Asian Cinema programmer, to handle documentaries and short films from Asia.

Chiaki Kuriyama

HKIFF, Busan, Tokyo expand Academy

The Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) celebrated its inauguration last night (March 23) with Moet-AFA Special Award Rising Star of Asia awardees Chiaki Kuriyama and Kim Nam-gil.


Mostofa S. Farooki

Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa S. Farooki’s Television received a warm response when it screened as the closing film of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) last week.

Busan 10

Busan International Film Festival

17th edition of the Busan International Film Festival ran Oct 4-13; Mostofa Farooki’s Television closed the festival.


Busan 2012

Screen’s special supplement looks at the hottest films and projects in Busan.



Dir: Moon Si-hyun. South Korea. 2013. 108mins

The Dinner

The Dinner

Dir/scr: Kim Dong-hyun. South Korea. 2013. 125mins

Tamako In Moratorium

Tamako In Moratorium

Dir: Nobuhiro Yamashita. Japan. 2013. 78mins



Dir: Kim Jae-han. South Korea. 2013. 108mins

Once Upon A Time In Vietnam

Once Upon A Time In Vietnam

Dir/scr: Dustin Tri Nguyen. Vietnam. 2013. 106mins


The Fake

Dir/scr: Yeon Sango-ho. South Korea. 2013. 101mins

Vara: A Blessing

Vara: A Blessing

Dir/scr: Khyentse Norbu. Bhutan. 2013. 96mins

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Tadayuki Okubo, Toei Company

Meet the neighbours

International buyers are looking forward to this year’s Asian Film Market (Oct 11-14) as a place to do business with their Asian colleagues.