BUSAN, South Korea – Sales Booth and Market Screening Registration of the Asian Film Market 2011 at the 16th Busan International Film Festival successfully ran from June 1st through August 31st. The Asian Film Market, now in its sixth edition, will take place at BEXCO (Busan Exhibition Convention Center) from October 10-13 for four days to welcome more participants and corporations.
This year’s results represent a sharp increase of 67% in sales booths and 14% in exhibitors (number of companies), compared to the previous year. Also, badge holders increased by 24%. The total number of badge holders is expected to rise during online registration that is expected to end by October 3rd, and on-site registration during the market period.
Market Screening increased in works from 39 to 60 and in screening from 47 to 64; subsequently, screening theatres will increase from 4 to 6.
Upgraded Online Screening Opens Now
This year’s online screening is upgraded to operate on Mac OS. It is also available on iPhone and iPad as the first online screening service that includes every operating system and device.
Currently, Asian Film Market online screening provides 26 films from ‘APM, Previous Works’ section where market badge holders can see previous works of selected directors for APM (Asian Project Market – Former PPP) 2011, 29 films from ‘Looking for a Sales Agent’, the section for the films with no overseas distributors, and 23 works from this year’s officially selected films for Busan International Film Festival.
Online screening will be provided from Sep. 6 to Oct. 31 for market badge holders. For further inquires, you can check with the online screening website (http://os.asianfilmmarket.org
Regular Registration of Market Badge for Asian Film Market
proceeds by Oct. 3
The regular registration for the Asian Film Market started from Aug. 1 to Oct. 3 at the official website (http://www.asianfilmmarket.
? Registration Period
– Badge Registration Period
Regular Registration Period: Aug. 1 – Oct. 3 / $150
On-site Registration Period: Oct. 6 – Oct. 13 / $200