12-14 October 2021

24th Asian Project Market

2021 Guideline

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2021 Guideline

Event Date
  • 12-14 October 2021
  • *APM 2021 will go virtual.
Deadline for Submission
15th June 2021 23:59 (GMT +9)

Any applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted.

  • Feature-length fiction film project (in script development, pre-production, production or post-production stage)
    • Projects which are supposed to be completed before the APM 2021 are not eligible.
    • Only those projects not fully financed are eligible.
    • Projects without directors attached are not eligible.
    • There is no restrictions of genre or budget.

Online Submission
  • Fill out the APM online application form in English.
  • Submit a DVD or an online link of director's previous work.

    In case of having difficulties to access the application page, please contact APM team.

Required Materials
(Details of Online Application)
  • Director's StatementUp to 300 words in full sentences
  • SynopsisUp to 400 words in full sentences
  • Logline / Introduction (a maximum of 3 sentences)
  • Treatment5-8 pages
  • Production Schedule sample form available
  • Director's ProfileUp to 200 words in full sentences OR a filmography
  • Producers and Production Company's Profileabout 250 words
Optional Materials
  • Either a DVD or online link of director's previous work.
  • Either a DVD or online link of the submitted project (Only for a project in production stage)
    • English subtitle is required for non-English work.
    • In case of DVD, please send it by the deadline (June 15) via courier mail with written project title and director's name.
    • In case of post-production’s project, First cut submission is available.

  • Attn. Asian Project Market(APM) Team
    Address 3rd Floor, BIFF HILL, Busan Cinema Center, 120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-Gu, Busan 48058, Korea

Benefits for Selected Projects
  • Representatives (a director & a producer) of the project will be officially invited to APM.
  • Selected projects will be provided one-on-one meetings with film industry professionals.
  • Selected projects will automatically be nominated for APM awards.
Obligations of Selected Projects
  • At least 1 representative of selected project must to attend the APM.
  • Project representatives are obliged to attend business meetings arranged by APM team.
  • Once a project wins any of the APM awards, the project should put the logos of Busan IFF and APM in the opening credits.

Attn.Asian Project Market(APM) Team

Address3rd Floor, BIFF HILL, Busan Cinema Center, 120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-Gu, Busan 48058, Korea

Tel. +82 51-709-2234


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