Busan features – Page 3

  • Lee Hyun-Myoung
    Features

    Korea’s digital market gives industry hope

    2014-10-08T11:08:00Z

    Digital revenues have more than tripled in Korea in the past four years, although VOD revenue is driven by theatrical hits and the industry is clamouring for more data.

  • Tetsuya Nakashima
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    Tetsuya Nakashima, The World Of Kanako

    2014-10-08T06:46:00Z

    Japanese director Tetsuya Nakashima, known for films such as Confessions and Memories Of Matsuko , has brought The World Of Kanako to Busan’s Midnight Passion section.

  • Li Xiaofeng
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    Li Xiaofeng, Nezha

    2014-10-08T06:18:00Z

    Li Xiaofeng’s debut feature Nezha, which is premiering in Busan’s New Currents competition, is a coming-of-age drama about the friendship between two teenage girls.

  • Lana Gogoberidze
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    Lana Gogoberidze, Salome Alexi

    2014-10-08T04:02:00Z

    The daughter and granddaughter of Georgia’s first female director talk about their films, Day Is Longer Than Night and Felicita , which are screening in Busan showcase ‘The Power of Georgian Women Filmmakers’.

  • Woo Ming Jin
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    Woo Ming Jin, The Second Life Of Thieves

    2014-10-07T09:25:00Z

    Malaysian director Woo Ming Jin is in Busan to present his film The Second Life Of Thieves , which is making its world premiere in the Window on Asian Cinema section.

  • Mohsen Makhmalbaf
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    Mohsen Makhmalbaf talks The President

    2014-10-05T07:21:00Z

    Iranian director-in-exile Mohsen Makhmalbaf has The President screening in the Gala Presentation section of this year’s BIFF, while Hassan Solhjou’s documentary Daddy’s School , about him and his filmmaking family, screens in Wide Angle.

  • Asian Film Market
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    Busan: Asian Film Market 2014

    2014-10-05T00:01:00Z

    Korea’s expanding VoD market and increasing cooperation between Korea and China are driving growth at this year’s Asian Film Market. 

  • Ann Hui
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    Ann Hui, The Golden Era

    2014-10-04T00:53:00Z

    Ann Hui, Busan’s Asian Filmmaker of the Year, talks to Liz Shackleton about her Venice closing film, The Golden Era, Hong Kong cinema and her history with BIFF.

  • Alive
    Features

    Busan: Asian Project Market 2014

    2014-10-03T17:23:00Z

    This year’s Asian Project Market includes a strong showing from China among the 30 projects.

  • Lee Yong-kwan
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    Lee Yong-kwan, Busan Film Festival

    2014-10-03T17:02:00Z

    Lee Yong-kwan tells Jean Noh about Busan International Film Festival’s role in the international industry, the diverse, new voices of Asian cinema and the festival’s focus on safety and stability

  • Partho Sen-Gupta
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    Partho Sen-Gupta, Sunrise

    2014-10-03T13:17:00Z

    Receiving its world premiere in BIFF’s New Currents competition, Partho Sen-Gupta’s Sunrise tells the story of a police inspector whose daughter was kidnapped years ago when she was only six. The Marathi-language film blurs the boundaries between reality and dreams, as the police inspector believes he has found her ...

  • Farooki
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    Mostofa S. Farooki

    2012-10-17T16:49:00Z

    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
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    Busan International Film Festival

    2012-10-15T12:10:00Z

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

  • Screen_Busan_Special_2012_1
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    Busan 2012

    2012-10-03T14:09:00Z

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

  • Busan
    Features

    Busan 2011: Festival Special Edition

    2011-10-04T11:33:00Z

    Project profiles, reviews, director interviews, Asian Film Market listings, and more.

  • Kim Dong-ho
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    The man behind Pusan: Kim Dong-ho

    2010-10-08T16:29:00Z

    Launched in 1996, the Pusan International Film Festival (Oct 7-15) quickly became established as an international hub for Asian cinema. As he prepares for his final festival before retirement, founding festival director Kim Dong-ho speaks to Jean Noh about Pusan’s swift growth ― and its future

  • Pusan’s closing film, The Message
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    Far East festivals compete for market attention

    2009-10-29T12:58:00Z

    In an Asian version of the Venice-Toronto marathon, the credits have now rolled on the Pusan and Tokyo film festivals. International buyers and sellers tell Liz Shackleton which event they found to be the most useful.

  • A Brand New Life
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    PPP opens up the world

    2009-10-02T14:09:00Z

    This year’s Pusan Promotion Plan (Oct 11-14) is showcasing new projects from some of Asia’s superstar film-makers, as well as international rising talents.

  • Yang Yang, a 2007 PPP project from Taiwan's Cheng Yu-Cheih, is due to screen in A Window on Asian Cinema at Piff
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    PPP 2009 project list

    2009-10-02T14:07:00Z

    Screen International brings you the 2009 Pusan Promotion Plan list.

  • True Noon
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    Pusan pulls out all the stops

    2009-10-02T10:04:00Z

    Seemingly undaunted by financial gloom, this year’s Pusan International Film Festival (Oct 8-16) boasts a record 355 films and a new cash prize. But will travel-weary buyers and sellers be in town to see them?