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  • Mountain Cry
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    Hairun, VRPA start shooting Mountain Cry

    2014-10-05T11:56:00Z

    EXCLUSIVE: Larry Yang’s Mountain Cry, co-produced by Hairun Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures Asia, started production today in the Taihang Mountains of China’s Shanxi Province.

  • Peter Ho-sun Chan
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    Busan’s Asia Star Awards honours Chan

    2014-10-05T06:45:00Z

    Peter Ho-sun Chan received the Asia Star Awards’ ‘Special Achievement Award’ in recognition of his contribution to the Asian film industry at the Busan International Film Festival on October 4.

  • Detective K: Secret Of The Lost Island
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    Showbox unwraps Detective K sequel

    2014-10-05T06:20:00Z

    Korea’s Showbox/Mediaplex is launching sales on sequel Detective K: Secret Of The Lost Island , starring Kim Myung-min, at Busan’s Asian Film Market.

  • Second Life Of Thieves
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    Mosquito creates buzz with Durians, Thieves

    2014-10-05T06:08:00Z

    Thailand’s Mosquito Films Distribution has picked up four Southeast Asian titles, including The Second Life Of Thieves , directed by Woo Ming Jin, which is making its world premiere in BIFF’s Window on Asian Cinema section.

  • Zhao Zhiyong, executive deputy secretary-general of Beijing International Film Festival organising committee, Lee Yong-kwan, director of Busan International Film Festival.
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    Beijing delegation seeks Korean co-ventures

    2014-10-05T02:32:00Z

    The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television has brought a delegation of companies to Busan’s Asian Film Market for the first time, including leading producers such as Galloping Horse, Stellar Megamedia and Desen International Media.

  • The Queens
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    Easternlight picks up Annie Yi’s The Queens

    2014-10-04T21:00:00Z

    Arclight Films’ Asian label, Easternlight Films, has picked up international rights to The Queens, directed by and starring Taiwanese singer and actress Annie Yi.

  • The Truth Shall Not Sink With Sewol
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    Korean filmmakers join Sewol protest

    2014-10-04T02:24:00Z

    More than 1,000 Korean filmmakers and actors, including Park Chan-wook, Kim Ki-duk and Park Hae-il, have joined a declaration at Busan urging for legislation to ensure an independent special investigation into the Sewol ferry disaster.

  • Asian Film Academy
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    AFA celebrates 10th anniversary

    2014-10-04T01:50:00Z

    Busan’s initiative to nurture new film talent, the Asian Film Academy (AFA), is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with homecoming alumni and special screenings and events.

  • It Was You Charlie
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    BIFF distribution arm builds debut slate

    2014-10-04T01:31:00Z

    EXCLUSIVE: BIFF’s distribution arm CAC (Center of Asia Contents) Entertainment has started picking up titles to launch distribution in Korea in step with BIFF’s 20th anniversary next year.

  • Busan opening 2014
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    Busan Film Festival opens in style

    2014-10-03T12:16:00Z

    The 19th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) opened with a star-studded red carpet and a conciliatory anti-war undercurrent to proceedings, which included the world premiere of Doze Niu Chen-Zer’s Paradise In Service.

  • Paper Planes
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    Korea, Australia sign co-pro agreement

    2014-10-02T10:23:00Z

    Screen Australia has announced it will sign an MOU on co-production with the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) Oct 4 at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).

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    Busan, Youku to sign MOU

    2014-10-01T14:06:00Z

    Busan Film Festival and Chinese video platform Youku to sign MOU on Asia’s Masters and Newcomers Project

  • The Look of Silence
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    EFP reveals Busan 2014 line-up

    2014-09-04T07:00:00Z

    X +Y director Morgan Matthews and The Look of Silence doc maker Joshua Oppenheimer among those set to receive support at the festival in South Korea.

  • Paradise In Service
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    Busan unveils 2014 line-up

    2014-09-02T20:19:00Z

    Chen-Zer Doze Niu’s Paradise In Service and Lee Bo-Cheung’s Gangster Pay Day to bookend 19th edition.

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    Busan to host Korean hitmakers forum

    2014-08-27T16:48:00Z

    Busan’s Asian Film Market has announced major events including a Korean Producers Forum featuring 10 filmmakers whose hits broke the 10 million admissions landmark at the local box office.

  • Asghar Farhadi
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    Asgar Farhadi to head Busan jury

    2014-08-21T11:38:00Z

    The Oscar-winning director of A Seperation will oversee jury members including Bong Joon Ho.

  • Brillante Mendoza
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    Busan's Asian Project Market line-up

    2014-08-19T12:12:00Z

    Directors include Brillante Mendoza, Vimukthi Jayasundara, Yeon Sang-ho.

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    Busan unveils Film Academy fellows

    2014-07-18T12:27:00Z

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

  • O Muel
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    Busan reveals ACF selection

    2014-06-30T20:56:00Z

    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
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    Busan names Asian Cinema programmer

    2014-06-02T10:35:00Z

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