Far East Film Festival: Genre Projects Chosen for Focus Asia Market

Udine, Italy

Thirteen projects from around the world will be presented at the second edition of the co-production film market.

Thirteen new genre film projects from 13 different countries will be presented at the second edition of the Focus Asia co-production film market, held during the Far East Film Festival from April 26-28 in Udine, Italy.

The projects were chosen out of 72 applications by a committee made up of specialists of genre films, including the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea, Black Nights Film Festival of Estonia, Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia of Spain and the Nordisk Film & Fond’s Nordic Genre Boost of Norway.

The producers and directors of the projects will meet up with over 100 industry professionals, including possible financiers, sales agents and decision makers from companies such as XYZ, Media Asia, M-Line, Showbox, Wild Bunch and Reel Suspects, in one-to-one meetings, panel meetings and case studies.

List of projects:

30 Thousand Kicks by Santiago Alvarado, Spain

Abracadabra by Faozan Rizal, France

Alone Like a Fool by Yutaka Tsuchiya, Japan

Femme Fatale by Kyoko Miyake, France and Sweden

Last Memory by Wei-Hao Cheng, Taiwan

Mr. Zhang by Patrizio Gioffredi, Italy

The Inheritance by Joao Candido Zacharias, Brazil

The Long Walk by Mattie Do, Laos and France

The Watchers produced by Giulia Achilli Dugog Srl, Italy

Tiong Bahru Social Club by Bee Thiam Tan, Singapore and Finland

Trials of Chul by Danilo Beckovic, Serbia

Vektor by Dain Iskandar Said, Malesia

Vesper Seeds by Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper, Lithuania