Latest Busan news – Page 14

  • Nansun Shi
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    Asian producers bemoan dearth of bond companies

    2009-10-13T03:46:00Z

    Industry experts bemoaned the global decline in completion bond companies at a financing seminar during Pusan’s Asian Film Market, observing that only one or two companies remain to bond independent films.

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    CJ launches joint venture with Japan’s T-joy

    2009-10-11T15:43:00Z

    Korea’s CJ Entertainment and T-Joy, the theatre chain affiliate of major Japanese studio Toei, are launching a joint investment and distribution venture that will start operations in April 2010.

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    PIFF, EAVE join forces to boost Asian-Euro collaboration

    2009-10-11T15:30:00Z

    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) and Europe’s EAVE organisation have announced the launch of “EAVE Ties That Bind”, a new development workshop for Asian and European film producers.

  • Isao Yukisada
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    PIFF lines up Asian auteurs for omnibus project

    2009-10-11T10:25:00Z

    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced the production of an omnibus film about people falling in love in the city of Busan, to be executive produced by festival head Kim Dong-ho.

  • Korean actor Won Bin
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    Won Bin is the Man for United Pictures

    2009-10-11T10:16:00Z

    Korean actor Won Bin, who recently starred in Bong Joon-ho’s Mother , has been cast as the lead in action drama This Man (working title), which is being sold internationally by United Pictures.

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    Pusan film festival to screen record 355 films

    2009-09-09T04:12:00Z

    The 14th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) will screen a record 355 films from 70 countries, including with 98 world premieres and 46 international premieres.

  • Yash Chopra
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    Chopra named as PIFF’s Asian Filmmaker of the Year

    2009-09-03T11:15:00Z

    The 14th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced that legendary Bollywood director-producer Yash Chopra will receive its Asian Filmmaker of the Year award.

  • Jean Jacques Beineix
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    Beineix to head Pusan’s New Currents jury

    2009-08-25T03:23:00Z

    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced that Jean-Jacques Beineix has been appointed head of the jury for the New Currents competition, which highlights emerging Asian filmmakers.

  • Old Partner
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    Pusan's Asian Cinema Fund supports 25 projects

    2009-08-05T09:33:00Z

    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced 25 recipients of its Asian Cinema Fund and has revealed two new funds to support overseas projects and distribution.

  • The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF)
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    PIFF launches $20,000 award for non-Asian directors

    2009-06-09T04:58:00Z

    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) has created the $20,000 Flash Forward Award for first or second-time directors from non-Asian countries.

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    PIFF receives public funding boost to offset downturn

    2009-03-17T12:12:00Z

    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) is set to receive an increase in government funding to offset the effects of the economic downturn anddiminishing corporate sponsorship.

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    Pusan appoints new executives and programmers

    2009-03-12T10:57:00Z

    The 14th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) has appointed new executives to the Asian FilmMarket and programmers for the World Cinema and Asian Cinema sections.

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    Showbox Mediaplexpicks up Breathless, The Pot from Pusan line-up

    2008-12-01T08:15:00Z

    Korea’s Showbox Mediaplex has picked up for international sales two independent films -Yang Ik-june’s Breathless and Kim Tae Gon’s The Pot - from the recent Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) line-up.

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    PUSAN: New Currents Awards presented to three films

    2007-10-12T09:57:00Z

    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF)gave awards tothree films in its New Currents section of up-and-coming Asian directors, which is the only competitive section of the festival. The three films, which were awarded with $30,000 each, were Life Track by Guang Hao Jin (China/Korea), Flower In The Pocket ...

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    PUSAN: CJ strikes four-film deal with Splendid

    2007-10-09T20:30:00Z

    In the midst of a subdued Asian Film Market, Seoul-based distributor CJ Entertainment has clinched a four-film deal with Splendid Film for German-speaking territories and the Benelux. The package showcases CJ's first US-Korea co-production West 32nd , which is playing in the Pusan film festival and made its market debut ...