Other winners include Joko Anwar’s A Copy Of My Mind, July Jung’s Dora and Davy Chou’s Diamond Island.
This year’s Asian Project Market wrapped today with the Busan Award going to Phan Dang Di’s Vietnamese project Full-Moon Party, and the inaugural Heyi Film & Youku Tudou Award going to Pema Tsedan’s Chinese project The Killer.
Established by Busan Metropolitan City, the first award comes with $20,000.
Currently in development, Full-Moon Party is about a son and his father who flee their village in the wake of a rape and murder and find themselves at a full-moon party with the father’s old classmates.
Phan has previously won awards at Venice and Cannes with Adrift and Bi, Don’t Be Afraid.
Winner of the Heyi Film & Youku Tudou Award, which comes with $30,000, The Killer tells the story of a Tibetan truck driver who meets a Khampa man searching for his father’s murderer in the middle of nowhere, and how the two deal with revenge and salvation.
Psedan is an award-winning author and director whose films include Old Dog and The Sacred Arrow.
Full Awards List
Busan Award ($20,000)
dir. Phan Dang Di (Vietnam)
Heyi Film & Youku Tudou Award ($30,000)
dir. Pema Tseden (China)
CJ Entertainment Award ($10,000)
A Copy Of My Mind
dir. Joko Anwar (Indonesia)
Lotte Award (KW10m)
dir. July Jung (Korea)
KOCCA Award (KW10m)
dir. Shin Suwon (Korea-Australia-France)
Arte International Prize (€6,000)
dir. Davy Chou (Cambodia-France)
Funding21 Award (crowdfunding collected through Funding21)
dirs. Roh Gyeong-tae, Lee Woo (Korea)
Moneff Award ($30,000 in post-production services and facilities)
dir. Zhang Chi (China)
Creative Director Award (KW10m)
dir. Yesim Ustaoglu (Turkey-France-Germany)