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The 25th BIFAN Confirms Fantastic Film School Lecturers, Participants, and Schedule 2021.06.08
The 25th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival ConfirmsFantastic Film School Lecturers, Participants, and ScheduleMaster class by 'American History X' director, Tony KAYE100 participants from 17 countries, online classes from July 8-14 Graduates develop into budding filmmakers with impressive accomplishments▲ Fantastic Film School lecture The 25th Bucheon International Fantastic Film School (BIFAN, Festival Director: SHIN Chul) has confirmed the lecturers and participants that will be joining this year's Fantastic Film School. The class schedule has also been fixed, and the program will be in session from July 8-14. Classes will be held online, in consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fantastic Film School is BIFAN's genre film education program. Taking on the role of dean this year is Hanmac Culture Group CEO Jonathan KIM, who has produced/executive produced more than 30 films, including Piano Man (1996), A Promise (1998), Silmido (2003), To Catch a Virgin Ghost (2004), Monopoly (2006), and Jang-Gae: The Foreigner (2020). Eight film industry professionals - including (in alphabetical order) Todd BROWN, Evrim ESROY, Tony KAYE, KIM Wonkuk, Alexandre O. PHILIPPE, Kerry Deignan ROY, and Michelle SON - will be taking part as lecturers, with always thought-provoking film director Tony KAYE providing the master class. The lecturers will be teaching 100 participants from 17 countries.Tony KAYE is an iconic filmmaker/artist who has directed titles such as American History X (1998) and Detachment (2011). Producer Todd BROWN has made a name for himself with movies such as Blood Quantum (2019) and The Paper Tigers (2020). Hive Media Corp. CEO KIM Wonkuk has produced/executive produced films such as Inside Men (2015) Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018), The Drug King (2018), The Man Standing Next (2020), and Deliver Us from Evil (2020). Director Alexandre O. PHILIPPE helmed Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist (2019), among other titles. More information about the lecturers can be found in the table below. The scale of Fantastic Film School has been greatly increased this year. In addition to the previous limit of 35 enrollees, a total of 65 students have been selected to audit the classes and more film education and networking opportunities will be offered. In consideration of the ongoing pandemic, the program will be making active use of online platforms. The classes will be taught on contact-free platforms, such as Gather and Clubhouse. BIFAN will also be uploading the lectures, which will be targeted for the Fantastic Film School participants, onto its official YouTube channel.Many Fantastic Film School graduates have developed into budding filmmakers, with several accomplishing great feats last year. 2016 graduate Mattie DO received the Best Co-Production Award at the 2020 International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) for her film Entanglement. 2018 graduate Le Quynh AHN was awarded the Artekino International Prize from the 2020 Busan International Film Festival's Asian Project Market for her work as a producer on Who Created Human Beings. 2020 graduate Kinga GORAK's Sweater won an Ale Kino+ award in the form of a license purchase from the 2020 Animarkt Stop Motion Forum. Finally, The Girls are Alright by 2020 graduate Gwai LOU received the Best International Short Film Award from the 2020 AFA (Atlanta Filmmaker's Alliance). Fantastic Film School, hosted by BIFAN's Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF), is the world's first genre film education and networking program. The diverse seven-day program has a practical-focused approach, with classes on genre film production, packaging, sales, distribution and more.The 25th BIFAN will be held from July 8-18. For 11 days, the festival will offer both online and offline screenings, as well as audience events. ■ 2021 NAFF Fantastic Film School Lecturers (Total: 8) Name Title Filmography Jonathan KIM 2021 Fantastic Film School, Dean / Hanmac Culture Group, CEO / Producer Producer: Piano Man (1996), A Promise (1998), Silmido (2003), To Catch a Virgin Ghost (2004), Monopoly (2006), Jang-Gae: The Foreigner (2020) Todd BROWN Producer / ScreenAnarchy.com, Founder / XYZ Films, Head of International Acquisitions Producer: Dear Sister (2016), Blood Quantum (2019), Vivarium (2020), The Paper Tigers (2020) Evrim ERSOY Film Critic / Producer / Programmer Former Fantastic Fest USA Creative Director / BeyondFest, Programmer/ MOTELX, Programmer Daddy Cross(2011), Tokophobia(2012), Abdullah(2014) Tony KAYE Film Director Director: American History X (1998), Lake of Fire (2006), Black Water Transit (2009), Detachment (2011) KIM Wonkuk Hive Media Corp., CEO Producer: Inside Men (2015), Princess Deokhye (2016), Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2017), The Drug King (2018), The Man Standing Next (2020), Deliver Us from Evil (2020) Alexandre O. PHILIPPE Cinema Vertige, Creative Director / Exhibit A Pictures, Creative Director Director: The People vs. George Lucas (2010), The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus (2012), 78/52 (2017), Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist (2019), Memory: The Origins of Alien (2019) Kerry Deignan ROY Exhibit A Producer Producer: No Bigger Than A Minute(2006), The People vs. George Lucas(2010), Doc of the Dead(2014), 78/52(2017), Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist(2019), Memory: The Origins of Alien(2019), Tantalus: Behind The Mask(2020) Michelle SON M-Line Distribution, CEO International Distributor: Anarchist from Colony (2017), The Outlaws (2017), Miss Baek (2018), Fengshui (2018), Baseball Girl (2019), Lucky Chan-sil (2019), Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020), Black Light (2020) ■ 2021 NAFF Fantastic Film School Participants (Total: 35) Name Country/Region Ray Lee Voon LEONG Malaysia Enkhtulga BATTULGA Mongolia Richard KUAN USA Khue VU Vietnam Zachary YAP Singapore Saulo AROCA Ecuador Mor LANKRI Israel Shyam BORA India Ernest LESMANA Indonesia Annisa ADJAM Indonesia Amy AOYAMA Japan Jane ZHANG China Danielle YEN Taiwan Judie YANG Taiwan Eloisa PALILEO The Philippines Herlyn ALEGRE The Philippines Carla OCAMPO The Philippines Marvin lyndon carmelo MATIAS The Philippines Hector CALMA The Philippines Kim TIMAN The Philippines KANG Jinu Korea KIM Kyeongseok Korea KIM Yesol Korea NAM Geunhak Korea DO Yeongchan Korea MOON Hyesun Korea BAE Yunkyeong Korea LEE Yukyeong Korea JEONG Eunbi Korea JEONG Jaeik Korea HONG Yunhui Korea PARK Miyeong Korea OH Yubin Korea Nelson YAN Hong Kong Wan sze WONG Hong Kong

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[Southeast Asia Post] "The Wailing" occult thriller named winner at Bucheon Fantasy Festival 2016.08.05
'The Wailing' occult thriller named winner at Bucheon Fantasy FestivalPanArmenian.Net Tuesday 2nd August, 2016PanARMENIAN.Net - Local director Na Hong-jin's "The Wailing" was named as winner of the Bucheon Choice award at the 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, Korea's largest genre movie festival, Variety reports.The occult thriller which premiered in Cannes also won the NH Audience award. The film was recently released in Korea and scored a smashing $49.5 million (KRW55.7 billion) at the box office.British director Babak Anvari's horror "Under the Shadow" took the Jury's Choice award. French actress Karin Viard earned best actress for "21 Nights with Pattie," while India's Deepak Sampat won best actor for crime drama "Autohead."Feature award-winners were selected by a jury including veteran local actors Chang Mi-hee and Jung Jin-yeong, Cannes' Christian Jeune, Filipino director Khavn De La Cruz and American producer Garrick Dion.At the end of the festival's new 7-day industry program BiFan Industry Gathering (BiG), "Mogwai," a sci fi horror pitch by American director Alejandro Suarez Lozano took the $15,000 top prize at Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF), the festival's signature project market. "Mogwai" also won an additional cash award of $5,000 sponsored by Aurora Media.NAFF played host to 24 projects in search of finance, co-production partners and distributors. Organizers also reported that NAFF had a total of 528 individual meetings, up from last year's 450. Commercial and industry sponsors provided six cash prizes and three in-kind awards.The festival wrapped on Friday (Jul. 28) with local director Yeon Sang-ho's animated feature "Seoul Station." "Seoul" is a prequel to Yeon's live action zombie thriller, "Train to Busan." Screening of the winners and popular titles will continue through the weekend.http://www.southeastasiapost.com/index.php/sid/246338021

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