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  • Lee Yong-kwan
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    Busan director refuses request to step down

    2015-01-26T10:22:00Z

    Busan Metropolitan City has asked Lee Yong-kwan to step down as festival director of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) ahead of its 20th edition.

  • End of Winter
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    Busan wraps record year

    2014-10-12T14:45:00Z

    The New Currents Award went to Korean film End Of Winter [pictured], directed by Kim Daehwan, and Iranian film 13, directed by Hooman Seyedi.

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    Busan's Asian Film Market delegates up 23%

    2014-10-09T15:21:00Z

    Busan’s Asian Film Market wrapped yesterday with a 23% increase on registered badge holders to 1,566, marked by strong participation from Chinese companies.

  • Korean producers forum
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    Korean producers criticise market monopoly

    2014-10-08T13:03:00Z

    The producers of some of Korea’s biggest ever blockbusters voiced concerns about vertical integration and monopolisation of the local cinema industry at a Busan seminar today.

  • Phan Dang Di
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    Full-Moon Party, Killer win top APM awards

    2014-10-08T13:00:00Z

    Other winners include Joko Anwar’s A Copy Of My Mind, July Jung’s Dora and Davy Chou’s Diamond Island.

  • Stephan Paternot
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    Equity crowdfunding still facing hurdles

    2014-10-08T02:59:00Z

    Equity crowdfunding has the potential to become an important tool for filmmakers, but still faces regulatory hurdles around the world, said panellists at Busan’s KOFIC Industry Forum (Oct 5-7).

  • Asian Film Policy Forum
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    AFPF mulls Asian cinema portal

    2014-10-07T12:04:00Z

    Policy-makers, film commissioners and producers at this year’s Asian Film Policy Forum (Oct 6-7) discussed plans to launch an Asian cinema portal, possibly as an educational initiative to widen the audience for Asian films.

  • Lee Chatametikool
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    White Light, VS launch regional film fund

    2014-10-07T07:41:00Z

    Thai production service and equipment company VS Service and post-production house White Light are launching Open SEA Fund, Southeast Asia’s first regional film fund.

  • BIFF-MPA Busan
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    BIFF-MPA workshop awards zombie comedy

    2014-10-05T13:36:00Z

    Kim Chang Hoon won the top prize at this year’s BIFF-MPA Film Workshop for his take on a zombie black comedy, Home Sweet Home.

  • Strobe Edge
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    Toho illuminates Strobe Edge

    2014-10-05T13:22:00Z

    Japan’s Toho is launching sales on Vibrator director Ryuichi Hiroki’s Strobe Edge, a live-action adaptation of the hit manga love story.