Based in Seoul, Jean Noh is deputy Asia editor and Korea correspondent for Screen International. She started her industry career in international film marketing and worked at the Pusan International Film Festival’s projects market PPP as well as in production, and spent several working years at the Korean Film Council (KOFIC). Her freelance work includes annual territory reviews for Cahiers du Cinema in France, previously editing for Cine21 in Korea, and she is also a contributing editor at Korean Cinema Today.
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The 17th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) saw its Grand Prize in the International Competition go to Elite Zexer’s Israeli film Sand Storm today (May 5).
In South Korea, the Busan prosecutors’ office has indicted former Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) director Lee Yong-kwan [pictured] and two others on charges of embezzlement. Deputy festival director and Asian Film Market head Jay Jeon has been indicted on charges of fraud.
Kim Yang-hee’s The Poet’s Love takes Feature Film Pitching Grand Prize in JIFF’s projects market, while Dongju; The Portrait Of A Poet is among the sold-out screenings at the festival (April 28-May 7).
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- Finecut enters Kim’s 'Age Of Shadows'
- Jeonju to open with Chet Baker drama 'Born To Be Blue'
- Korean industry threaten Busan boycott
- China's Huace dives into remake of 'Canola'
- Wide scores sales of Indian gay love story 'Loev'
- Korea's Central Park moves into features with 'The Salt Planet'