BIFF Newsletter
Newsletter Vol.2  |  2021.06.07
Asian Project Market 2021 Call for Applications
Applications for the Busan International Film Festival’s Asian Project Market (APM) are now open until Tuesday, June 15.

Initiated in 1998 as the Pusan Promotion Plan (PPP), APM links new film projects by emerging and established directors with global film investors, producers and distributors. Every year, creative feature film projects selected by APM are given the opportunity to take their new projects forward with potential investment and co-production partners.

APM has selected 619 projects for over the last 23 years, and about 250 projects have been completed, having been showcased in leading film festivals as well as in the Busan International Film Festival.

My Missing Valentine by director Chen Yu-hsun (Taiwan) has been invited to the Busan International Film Festival 2020 and awarded for Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing at the Golden Horse Awards 2020, and Any Crybabies Around? by director Sato Takuma (Japan) won the Jury Prize for Best Cinematography at the San Sebastian Film Festival 2020 and nominated in the New Directors Competition section at the Chicago International Film Festival 2020. More than 5 projects discovered by APM were completed and received well-deserved recognition at international film festivals last year.

To discover new and striking film projects for APM 2021, APM is now accepting submissions at its official website until June 15. To learn more about submission process, visit APM 2021 will be held from October 12 to October 14 for 3 days online.
The 26th Busan International Film Festival will be held from October 6 to October 15, 2021
Asian Contents & Film Market (ACFM) 2021 will be held from October 11 to 14
Asian Project Market (APM) 2021 will be held from October 12 to 14
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