Asian Project Market

26-28 October 2020

23rd Asian Project Market

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Asian Project Market혻 2020 Announces 22 Official Selections

  • 2020 .08 .31
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Asian Project Market 2020 Announces Virtual Event
and 22 Official Selections

Asian Project Market 2020 Goes Online

Asian Project Market, the biggest market for investment and co-production in Asia, will be held online from October 12 to 14.

This year marks the 23rd year for APM, a business platform introducing aspiring worldwide film projects to industry professionals and providing an exemplary opportunity to invest and co-produce. Since its foundation in 1998, APM has presented 585 projects in total, with more than 250 completed into films.

APM will go online this year for local and international participants who cannot physically be present at onsite business meetings due to COVID-19.

Presenting the latest promising film projects and serving as a bridge between the projects and the industry professionals, APM will provide an exceptional experience for all participants.

Reveals 22 Official Projects All Across Asia

Several of this year's APM project selections include those made by filmmakers that have been awarded at previous editions of the Busan International Film Festival.

New Currents Award 2019 winner for Rom, director Tran Thanh Huy's newest work Tick It and FIPRESCI International Critics' Award 2018 winner for The Red Phallus, Tashi Gyeltshen's brand new film A River in the Mirror have been selected.

Director Sheron Dayoc, winner of BIFF Mecenat Award 2016 with The Crescent Rising, will participate in this year셲 APM with 6th Finger, and director Elzat Eskendir who won Sonje Award in the same year for Off-season, will present Abel. A Burning Question, the newest project by director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, whose film Television was selected as the closing film for the Busan International Film Festival 2012, is also noteworthy.

Other notable projects are Ripple of Life by director Wei Shujun and LOVE LIFE by director Fukada Koji, whose latest films were selected for the Cannes Official Selection 2020.

This year's APM presents 6 Korean projects. Director Kim Seungwoo, who was invited to numerous prominent film festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival 2019 with Bring Me Home, will participate in APM with The Survivor. Director Ahn Jaehuun, the winner of the Contrechamp Jury Distinction of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2020 for The Shaman Sorceress, will present his animation project A Thousand Years Together. Nowhere To Hide 뀫 by director Lee Myungse, A Bite of the Cosmos by director Shin Dongseok, Flowers of Mold by director Shim Hyejung, and A Taegueki Boy by director Jeong Heejae are also included in the 6 selections.

Asian Project Market 2020 Official Projects
*Project Title in Alphabetical Order
No. Project Director Producer Production Country
1 6th Finger Sheron DAYOC Alemberg ANG Philippines
2 Abel Elzat ESKENDIR Anna VILGELMI Kazakhstan
3 A Bite of the Cosmos SHIN Dongseok JE Jeongju Korea
4 A Burning Question Mostofa Sarwar FAROOKI Mostofa Sarwar FAROOKI
Shrihari SATHE
Nusrat Imrose TISHA
USA
Bangladesh
5 Castle Peak Rita, Nga Shu HUI Arden, Ching I TENG Taiwan
Hong Kong (China)
6 Commodity Kislay Shwetaabh SINGH India
7 THE ELYSIAN FIELD Pradip KURBAH Pradip KURBAH India
8 Flowers of Mold SHIM Hyejung KIM Suntae Korea
9 Hanging Gardens Ahmed Yassin
AL DARADJI
Huda AL KADHIMI
Margaret GLOVER
Shaker K. TAHRER
Iraq
UK
Sweden
10 LAVA QU Youjia XIE Meng China
11 LOVE LIFE FUKADA Koji KAMEDA Yuko
OYAMA Yoshito
SAWADA Masa
Japan
France
Korea
12 Nowhere To Hide 뀫 LEE Myungse KANG Moonseok
LIM Wontaek
Korea
13 Quicksand Luthfan NUR ROCHMAN Yuki Aditya HUSANDY Indonesia
14 Ripple of Life WEI Shujun CHEN Hong China
15 A River in the Mirror Tashi GYELTSHEN Ram Krishna POKHAREL
Tashi GYELTSHEN
Bhutan
Nepal
16 Romeo Cr챔me Brulee KUO Dawei HSU Li-Kong
LIN Jong
Taiwan
17 Song Bird Prasanna VITHANAGE Susara DINAL Sri Lanka
18 The Survivor KIM Seungwoo NAM Sora Korea
19 A Taegueki Boy JEONG Heejae SEO Yunhee Korea
20 A Thousand Years Together AHN Jaehuun HAN Seunghoon Korea
21 Tick It TRAN Thanh Huy NGUYEN Bao
BUI LE Nhat Tien
Vietnam
22 Who Created Human Beings LE Binh Giang LE Quynh Anh
Panuksmi HARDJOWIROGO
Vietnam
Singapore

The 25th Busan International Film Festival will be held from Oct 7 to 16, 2020
Asian Contents & Film Market (ACFM) 2020 will be held from Oct 12 to 14
Asian Project Market (APM) 2020 will be held from Oct 12 to 14

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