I.D. director Kamal K.M.’s next project When Mirza Comes Back is one among the thirty projects selected for the Asian Project Market held alongside the Busan International Film Festival. The project will be a co-production between India and Lithuania. It is the only Indian project selected for the APM. Some of the other Asian projects […]
Two Indian projects have been selected for the Asian Cinema Fund of the Busan International Film Festival announced today. A total of 60 projects were submitted from India. Peace Haven by Suman Ghosh (India-USA) is one of the 8 projects selected for the ACF2013 Script Development fund. Ghosh earlier made Shyamal Uncle Turns off the […]
Proposals are invited from Asian filmmakers for Al Jazeera’s Observational Documentary Workshop in collaboration with Busan International Film Festival to consider for commissioning for broadcast in 2014. The deadline for submissions is July 26, 2013. Al Jazeera’s programme has two weekly broadcast slots: one is formatted for 25 minutes and the other is for 48 […]
Asian Film Academy (AFA), a program that mentors emerging filmmakers and helps establish Asian filmmaker’s network, is open for application till April 30, 2013.
Ties That Bind – Asia Europe Producers Workshop is calling for entries for its fifth edition.
Dekh Indian Circus, directed by Mangesh Hadawale picked up the Audience Choice award at the 16th Busan International Film Festival which concluded recently. The film had its World Premiere at the New Currents section in the festival. It is a story of maternal devotion despite harsh reality of poverty. The Sonje Award for Short Films went […]
The Asian Film Market 2011 is currently running at the 16th Busan International Film Festival with 39% increase in participants compared with the previous year. There has been an increase of 67% in Sales Booth at the market. Market Screening at the market increased in works from 39 to 60 and in screening from 47 […]
The 16th Busan International Film Festival, which will be held from October 6-14, 2011 will present a Retrospective of Korean director Kim Ki-duk. Eight of his works will be screened at the festival. Ki-duk made his debut with Five Marines in 1961 and went on to make 66 films in his career. His last film […]
The 16th Busan International Film Festival selected Tsui Hark as the ‘Asian Filmmaker of the Year.’ Hark is known to have pioneered the Hong Kong New Wave in the 80s. He came into the spotlight with Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1982/ producer), which opened new SFX era in Hong Kong cinema. Hark produced A […]
Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay will be screened for the Asian Special Program at the 16th Busan International Film Festival. The festival will present Sholay, a film from his golden era as a tribute to Amitabh Bachchan. “Influenced by the Spaghetti Western, Sholay is an Indian western that illustrates the love and adventure of two young men […]