The Busan International Film Festival, based in the South Korean harbor city, is one of the biggest and most important film festivals in Asia and a powerful and innovative newcomer on the international film festival circuit.1 Within only 15 years Busan has become a festival operating much like bigger festivals such as Berlinale and Cannes, featuring competitions, a national/regional showcase, a market (Asian Film Market), a co-production market (Asian Project Market/APM, formerly known as Pusan Promotion Plan/PPP), a film school component (Asian Film Academy), and a film fund (Asian Cinema Fund).
Loist, Skadi; de Valck, Marijke: Busan Cinema Forum 2011. In: NECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies, Jg. 1 (2012), Nr. 1, S. 197–200. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5117/NECSUS2012.1.LOIS.
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