Busan International Film Festival


asian project market

Asian Project Market selects 29 projects for 2018

401 projects applied this year, an increase of 30 percent on 2017.

Busan 3

Busan film festival reinstates Lee Yong-kwan, Jay Jeon

The appointments follow years of turmoil and political pressure.

Busan 3

Busan Film Festival attendance up, award winners announced

Kim Uiseok’s After My Death and Mohsen Gharaei’s Blockage win prizes.

Busan 3

Busan 2017 Asian Project Market winners announced

Glorious Ashes won the top award.

Hirokazu kore eda

Hirokazu Kore-eda to executive produce 'Ten Years Japan'

Director boards Japanese entry in futuristic series.

The last verse

Taiwan's Public Television nurtures new talents (exclusive)

Busan title The Last Verse was produced under initiative.

Take me to the moon

Taiwan's 'Take Me To The Moon' heads to Korea, Hong Kong (exclusive)

High school romance stars Vivian Sung and Jasper Liu.


Thai film fund Purin Pictures launches at Busan Film Festival

The film fund aims to assist the development of independent cinema in Southeast Asia.

The outlaws

M-Line picks up 'The Outlaws', 'Butterfly Sleep' (exclusive)

The Outlaws is currently topping the Korean box office.

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone quits 'Guantanamo' series over Weinstein involvement

Stone rolls back on earlier comments made in Busan.

Haunted 2

LevelK takes on Norwegian horror 'Haunted' (exclusive)

Carl Chrsitian Raabe’s debut feature will be released in Norway on Nov 24.

Bad genius

'Bad Genius' sold to Korea, Japan, Australia (exclusive)

GDH 559 has cut more deals for the Thai breakout hit.

Suzuki updated

Free Stone seals Hong Kong deal on Suzuki trilogy (exclusive)

Japan’s Free Stone Productions has concluded a package deal with Hong Kong-based Edko Films on Seijun Suzuki’s Taisho Trilogy.