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Bardsongs wins Silk Screen's People’s Choice Award

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Silk Screen is proud to announce that the winner of this year’s RAGS Foundation People’s Choice Award is Bardsongs. The People’s Choice Award is sponsored by the RAGS Foundation, which is a non-profit organization started by Sridhar and Gunjan Tayur located in Pittsburgh. The 2012 7th Annual Silk Screen film festival was a hit with an increase in attendance from previous years. All films [except opening and closing night events] were given the opportunity to enter and ea...

Busan West Asian Film Festival

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Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premiere film schools in the United States, in continued partnership with South Korea’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), Asia’s largest film festival, today announced the official program for the upcoming Busan West Asian Film Festival, November 11-13 in Orange, Calif.Busan West 2011 will feature eleven feature films from five countries: China, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. Three of thos...

Pusan International Film Festival wrapped after 9 days of journey.

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T The 15th Pusan International Film Festival comes to an end after 9 days of journey. Two South Korean productions won the major awards at Asia's top film festival Friday, lauded for their richly evocative reflections of modern Korean society. Park Jung-Bum's "The Journals of Musan" and Yoon Sung-Hyun's "Blea...

Paju to open Rotterdam film festival

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39th International Film Festival Rotterdam January 27 - February 7, 2010 Paju, the second feature film by South Korean director Park Chan-Ok will be the official opening film for the 39th International Film Festival Rotterdam on Wednesday January 27, 2010. Park Chan-Ok was the winner of a Tiger Award in 2003 for her critically appraised debut Jealousy is My Middle Name. In 2006 her sophomore feature project Paju was launched at Rotterdam's co-production market CineMart. Rotterdam festiva...

Inaugural Chapman University │Pusan West │Filmmaker Showcase To Take Place November 20-22, 2009

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Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premiere film schools in the United States announced a groundbreaking partnership with South Korea's Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF), Asia's largest film festival, to launch a first-of-its-kind filmmaker showcase that will bring select Korean films and filmmakers from PIFF to the U.S. The announcement was jointly made today by Dodge College Dean Bob Bassett and PIFF Director Lee Yong-Kwan.   ...

Opening of the 14th Pusuan International Film Festival in South Korea

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the Pusuan international Film Festival, one of the most important  film event hold in South Korea, opened his door on tuesday October the 8th for nine days. It's a South Korean movie, "Good Morning President" realized by Jang Jin, with the actor Jang Dong-gun, which opened this 14th annual festival, a first since 3 years. This year 355 films from 70 different countries were presented. "The Message", a co-production between Chen and Gao Kuofu Qunshu...

"The message" will close 14th Pusan

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Pusan International Film Festival runs October 8th - 16th, 2009 Pusan IFF will screen a total of 355 films from 70 countries (record number)143 World & International Premieres (record number)97 World Premieres (72 feature films, 25 short films)46 International Premieres (41 feature films, 5 short films)All New Currents and Fast Forward screenings are World & International Premieres.5 Post-production Fund projects and 11 AND Fund projects selected by the Asian CinemaFund (ACF) will be screening. ...

Pusan International Film Festival runs October 8th - 16th, 2009

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This year, the Pusan International Film Festival provides a wonderful opportunity to experience present and future Hong Kong cinema through the Special Program (Johnnie To: The Hood in the City) on the cinematic icon of Hong Kong, Johnnie TO. This program offers a close look at his vision, which combines classical elegance with modern sophistication, as well as the evolving aspect of romantic masculinity in his movies. Ten of TO's films will be shown in the program, which also includes a semin...

14th Pusan focuses on Johnnie To

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Pusan International Film Festival will run October 8th - 16th, 2009Special Programs in FocusThis year, the Pusan International Film Festival provides a wonderful opportunity to experience present and future Hong Kong cinema through the Special Program (Johnnie To: The Hood in the City) on the cinematic icon of Hong Kong, Johnnie TO. This program offers a close look at his vision, which combines classical elegance with modern sophistication, as well as the evolving aspect of romantic masculinity ...

14th Pusan focuses on Johnnie To

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Pusan International Film Festival will run October 8th - 16th, 2009Special Programs in FocusThis year, the Pusan International Film Festival provides a wonderful opportunity to experience present and future Hong Kong cinema through the Special Program (Johnnie To: The Hood in the City) on the cinematic icon of Hong Kong, Johnnie TO. This program offers a close look at his vision, which combines classical elegance with modern sophistication, as well as the evolving aspect of romantic masculinity ...

Pune International Film Festival

The festival offers a contemporary and liberal platform for the filmmakers of the World to exhibit the excellence of the film art form. The aim is mainly to contribute to the understanding and appreciation of cultures of different nations. We hope to present complex human situations of this rapidly changing world in the globalised era.

You can visit us online at http://www.puneinternationalfilmfestival.com 

EFP to continue promotional programmes with Media Funings

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New three-year support allows EFP to continue promotional programmes inside and outside of Europe for the years 2009 - 2011 European Film Promotion (EFP) is pleased to announce a Framework Partnership Agreement with the MEDIA Programme of the European Union for the years 2009 - 2011 for the support of promotional activities inside and outside of Europe. At prestigious festivals and important markets throughout the world, EFP - with its 29 member organisations - will continue its successful pres...

EFP to travel to Pusan with an umbrella!

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EFP sets up extended umbrella office and supports filmmakers and sales companies from across Europe at PIFF (October 2 - 10, 2008) European films on the rise at South Korea's Pusan International Film Festival European Cinema is on the rise at the Pusan's International Film Festival (PIFF) which will be held from October 2 - 10, 2008. This year, PIFF is screening 85 European films - out of a total of 271 films from 64 countries - making an increase of one third compared to last year. With the sup...

European Film Promotion (EFP) confirms European funds

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European Film Promotion (EFP) is pleased to announce financial contributions by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union towards its events and activities in 2008. In its role as a pan-European promotional organisation, EFP has developed a strong partnership with the MEDIA Programme which has been an on-going supporter of EFP’s activities over the past ten years. Since the creation of EFP in 1997, the network has greatly increased its ability to effectively promote European films and their up...

Edward Yang To Be Honored At Pusan FF

 Tuesday, August 21---------Taiwanese director Edward Yang, who died earlier this summer in July of complications from colon cancer at the age of 59, will be honored at this year's Pusan International Film Festival. The ground-breaking film auteur who helped build Taiwan's new wave cinema of the 1980s, will be honored posthumously with the Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award. Along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming-Liang, Yang brought international recognition to Taiwanese cinema with a...

Pusan Film Festival Honors

 Tuesday, August 21---------The Pusan International Film Festival, which will take place in Pusan, South Korea from October 4 to 12, has become the largest and most respected film festival in Asia. Considered a kind of "Asian Sundance" because of its commitment to cutting-edge works by international auteurs, the Festival has announced a number of award tributes for its upcoming session.Taiwanese director Edward Yang, who helped build Taiwan's new wave cinema of the 1980s, will be...

The Portland International Film Festival turns 30

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The Portland International Film Festival30th AnniversaryFebruary 9-24, 2007On March 17th, 1977, the first Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) opened with a long line of film fans and eager patrons ready to see Orson Welles' F is for Fake, the first of 20 films from 20 countries. Over the last 30 years and thousand of films, the Festival has drawn hundreds of thousands of people from throughout the Northwest to an event that will this year showcase 125 films from three dozen countries and...

11th PIFF is Biggest Film Festival in Asia

By Nigel D’Sa The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF), which takes place every October in the south-eastern port city of Busan, South Korea gears up for its 11th edition, its largest thus far. In fact, the festival has grown to such proportions that US entertainment media Variety will begin publishing dailies at PIFF this year, something it until now had only done for the world’s top three film festivals, Cannes, Berlin, and Toronto. In Seoul, South Korea at an unusually crowded ...

11th PIFF is Biggest Film Festival in Asia

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The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF), which takes place every October in the south-eastern port city of Busan, South Korea gears up for its 11th edition, its largest thus far. In fact, the festival has grown to such proportions that US entertainment media Variety will begin publishing dailies at PIFF this year, something it until now had only done for the world’s top three film festivals, Cannes, Berlin, and Toronto. In Seoul, South Korea at an unusually crowded press conference, PIF...

Pusan wrapped with top award to Grain in the Ear

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Pusan International Film Festival Awards Heralded as the biggest film festival in Asia, PIFF ran Oct. 6 – 15th and celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with some of Asia’s greatest talent including Hou Hsiao-hsien, Abbas Kiarostami, and Jackie Chan on hand at its numerous ceremonies.The festival wrapped last weekend with the top award – the New Currents award for Best New Asian Filmmaker of the Year – going to ZANG Lu of China for directing Grain in the Ear. ZANG uses a restraine...

EFP at the Pusan International Film Festival

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European Film Promotion brings a strong delegation to Pusan Celebrating the 10th edition of Asia’s leading Film Festival: Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF, 6 – 14 October 2005)With a delegation of 30 European actors, directors and producers from 13 different countries European Film Promotion (EFP) will be in South Korea in October to celebrate the 10th edition of the Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF, 6 – 14 October 2005). This diverse and talented group of young, up-and-comi...

Abbas Kiarostami will preside the Pusan Jury

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The 10th PUSAN Int'l Film Festival, which will celebrate its 10th year anniversary edition from October 6th through 14th, has confirmed its official jury members. For the New Currents, the only competitive section dedicated to discovering new talents of Asian cinema, world’s renowned Abbas KIAROSTAMI will be serving as president of the jury with a group of 4 distinguished film professionals as follow: Christian JEUNE (Head of Films Department at the Festival de Cannes), Eric KHOO (director/pro...

Far East Film Festival, Udine Italy

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It is the largest panorama of Asian film in the world, and it starts April 22 and runs through April 29. The opening film: "A World Without Thieve"s, by Feng Xiaogang, China, stars mainland China’s Ge You, Hong Kong’s Andy Lau, and Taiwan’s René Liu Ruo-ying. Mystery, comedy, action adventure, spiritual odyssey, romance--all rolled into one film by China's box office master Feng Xiaogang! The film involves a train ride with a Buddhist temple painter and a band of thieves. The love story b...

European Film Promotion in Moscow

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European Film Promotion (EFP), the umbrella organisation for the promotion and marketing of European film in and outside of Europe presents its new scheme, Film Sales Support (FSS), for the benefit of European films screened at selected international film festivals in 2004. FSS which is supported by MEDIA Plus is in its pilot phase and therefore limited to one year only for the time being. The scheme is also backed by the Department for Culture of the City of Hamburg, the German Federal Departme...

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