• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Busan International Film Festival

Latest News

  1. 'Assassination' Director Choi Dong-hoon Talks Success, Pressure of Colonial-Era Movie (Q&A)

    10:01 am 10/14/2015

    The action drama has resonated across South Korea and is reaching U.S. and European shores through a string of film festivals.Read more

    • 3
  2. China's Alibaba Pictures to Invest in South Korean Film 'Real'

    3:02 am 10/12/2015

    The film marks the Asian e-commerce giant's second international venture since its investment in 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation.' Read more

    • 4
  3. Busan: 20th Edition Wraps With Record Attendance Despite Budget Troubles

    10:53 pm 10/9/2015

    Asia's largest festival drew its curtains with the most number of audiences to date with long-term regional projects and platforms for foray into the Chinese film market.Read more

    • 6
  4. Busan: New Currents Awards Go to Iranian, Kazakhstani Rookie Directors

    9:32 pm 10/9/2015

    The South Korean festival's top awards for rookie Asian filmmakers went to 'Immortal' by Hadi Mohaghegh and 'Walnut Tree' by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov. Read more

    • 3
  5. Busan: South Korean Auteur Hong Sang-soo Receives Top French Honor

    8:51 pm 10/9/2015

    French Culture Minister Fleur Pellerin handed the Arts and Letters Medal to the minimal realist and emphasized the importance of Franco-Korean cultural exchanges. Read more

    • 4
  6. Busan: Vision Awards Go to Emerging South Korean Directors

    6:11 am 10/9/2015

    Sundance-winning filmmaker O Muel picked up two awards during the South Korean festival's 20th edition. Read more

    • 3
  7. Busan: Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Star Asian Auteurs Unveil Youku.com Shorts

    5:33 am 10/9/2015

    The Cannes winner as well as Im Sang-soo, Naomi Kawase and Wang Xiaoshuai offer short films about South Korean ferry victims and lyrical discourses, soon to be released on China's largest streaming site. Read more

    • 1
  8. Busan: Heyi Pictures President on Hollywood Co-Productions, New Business Models (Q&A)

    3:02 am 10/8/2015

    The head of the Chinese giant, which will premiere experimental works by Asian masters and newcomers online, also discusses piracy and differences between the U.S. and local industries. Read more

    • 5
  9. Busan Closing Film Director Talks Putting a New Spin on Traditional Chinese Drama

    12:06 am 10/8/2015

    'Mountain Cry's' Larry Yang says his U.S. background and working with Hollywood filmmakers can add new approaches to the Chinese film industry.Read more

    • 5
  10. Busan: Asian Film Market Closes With Record Attendance

    9:06 am 10/7/2015

    The South Korean event proved its ground as Asia's largest pre-market with pilot events for 'intellectual property content' and casting pan-Asian stars.Read more

    • 3
Syndicate content