Latest Busan news – Page 8

  • 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.

  • 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.