List of titles selected for Cannes Official Selection, Critics Week and Directors Fortnight from Asia, Africa and the Middle East with sales agents where known.
Category: KOREA & JAPAN
Udine Far East Film Festival Unveils Line-Up Of Focus Asia Projects
Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, has announced the line-up of projects selected for its Focus Asia industry platform.
FESTIVALS: ‘Ajoomma’, ‘Bad Education’ To Open Udine Far East Film Festival
Singapore-Korean collaboration Ajooma, directed by He Shuming, and Bad Education, from Taiwanese star-turned-director Kai Ko, will open this year’s Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy.
FESTIVALS: Indonesia’s ‘Like & Share’ Takes Grand Prix At Osaka Asian
Indonesian filmmaker Gina S. Noer’s Like & Share was presented with the Grand Prix best picture award at this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival (March 10-19) in Japan.
FESTIVALS: Osaka Asian To Open With Ho Cheuk Tin’s ‘Over My Dead Body’
Hong Kong black comedy Over My Dead Body will receive its world premiere as the opening film of this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival (March 10-19).
Bridging The Dragon To Explore Euro-Asian Collaboration At EFM
Two-day forum expands BTD’s Sino-European focus to the rest of East Asia.
HAF Announces Line-Up Of 28 Development Projects For 2023 In-Person Edition
Anthony Chen, Fruit Chan and Marco Mueller are among the filmmakers producing projects from emerging filmmakers at this year’s HAF.
FESTIVALS: Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ‘The Beasts’ Takes Three Prizes In Tokyo
Psychological thriller The Beasts, directed by Spain’s Rodrigo Sorogoyen, won three awards at this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival, including the Tokyo Grand Prix, best director and best actor for Denis Menochet.
FESTIVALS: ‘A Wild Roomer’, ‘Shivamma’ Take New Currents Awards In Busan
Korean filmmaker Lee Jeong-hong’s A Wild Roomer and Shivamma, from India’s Jaishankar Aryar, were the winners of the New Currents Awards at this year’s Busan International Film Festival.
Streamlined Returns; Summer Streaming Summary; Festival Circuit Redux
As growth begins to stall in more mature markets, the streamers are increasing their focus on producing Asian content.