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Nielsen Impact Award: Kim Dong-ho

Under his shrewd stewardship, PIFF has rapidly become Asia's premier film showcase.

Made in Asia: South Korea

Multiple film commissions, incentives and increasing studio space give Korea a leg up on the competition.

PIFF to honor Sarsenova, Pena

Kazakh producer Gulnara Sarsenova is the Asian Filmmaker of the Year, and Richard Pena, will receive the Korean Cinema Award, organizers of the Pusan International Film Festival said.

PIFF to honor Sarsenova, Pena

SEOUL -- Kazakh producer Gulnara Sarsenova is the Asian Filmmaker of the Year, and Richard Pena, program director at the Lincoln Center, is the recipient of the Korean Cinema Award, organizers of the…

Pusan organizers announce Plan films

SEOUL -- Organizers of the 11th annual Pusan Promotion Plan have announced 30 films from 17 countries that will be showcased in this year's project development market.

Asian Cinema Fund announces 2008 films

The Pusan International Film Festival on Wednesday announced the 27 films that will receive support from the Asian Cinema Fund this year.

Asian Cinema Fund announces 2008 films

SEOUL -- The Pusan International Film Festival on Wednesday announced the 27 films that will receive support from the Asian Cinema Fund this year.

‘Chaser’ cleans up at hometown PiFan

BUCHEON, South Korea -- South Korean thriller "The Chaser" was the big winner at the 12th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), which closed Friday night.

NAFF cash goes to Asian, U.S. films

BUCHEON, South Korea -- Films in development from China, the U.S. and South Korea won cash awards Wednesday at the close of the first Network of Asian Fantastic Films project market.

Yee-haw bow for ‘Weird’ Korean Western

Korea's biggest film distributor, CJ Entertainment, could have the territory's biggest hit of the year as Kim Jee-woon's "The Good, the Bad, the Weird" jumped out to a huge opening Thursday with more…

PiFan opens, preps project market

BUCHEON, South Korea -- The 12th annual Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival opened Friday with plenty of drums, fewer speeches than last year and the Asian premiere of Ari Forman's "Waltz…

CJ’s ‘Weird’ opening better than good

SEOUL -- Korea's biggest film distributor, CJ Entertainment, could have the territory's biggest hit of the year, as Kim Jee-woon's "The Good, the Bad, the Weird" jumped out to a huge opening day…