The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF), Asia's largest film fest, has unveiled the line up of 27 projects selected for this year's Pusan Promotional Plan (PPP).
The projects to be introduced to potential co-producers, financers and investors include Oxide Pang's "The Psycho Virus", Tsai Ming Liang's "The Diary of a Young Boy" and 1993 Berlin Golden Bear winner Xie Fei's "Red Coal".
Noted Japanese director Ogigami Naoko of "Kamome Shodoku" and "Glasses" will present her project "Suika and Kinoko" at PPP, while also mentoring young film students at the Asian Film Academy and screen her feature "Toilet" at the PIFF.
Works by Korean directors including Lee Jae-yong
, Choi Dong-hoon
and Daniel H. Byun
have also been chosen for the fest although the number of nominations are down from last year.
The PPP will take place at the Seacloud Hotel at Haeundae Beach alongside the Asian Film Market from October 10 to 13. The PIFF, into its 15th year, runs from October 7 to 15.
Pusan Promotion Plan 2010 Line-Up
"Anarchy" Dir: Maryam NAJAFI (Iran)
"Asphyxia" Dir: Asli OZGE (Turkey-Germany)
"Baby Blue (La Belle Deesse)"Dir: Daniel H. Byun
"The Diary of a Young Boy" Dir: TSAI Ming Liang (Taiwan-France)
"Extraordinary Me" Dir: Mouly SURYA (Indonesia)
"Falling In Love" (working title) Dir: Lee Jae-yong
"Flapping In The Middle Of Nowhere" Dir: NGUYEN Hoang Deip (Vietnam)
(working title) Dir: Yoo Ha
"It Must Be A Camel" Dir: Charlotte LIM Lay Kuen (Malaysia)
"Khibula" Dir: George OVASHVILI (Georgia)
Dir: Toshio LEE (Japan)
"Pablo Trapero's Project" (working title) Dir: Pablo TRAPERO (Argentina-Korea)
"The Psycho Virus" Dir: Oxide PANG (Hong Kong-China)
"The Rainbow" Dir: Yolkin TUICHIEV (Uzbekistan)
"Red Coal" Dir: XIE Fei (China)
"Remote Control" Dir: Byamba SAKHYA (Mongolia-France)
"Shiiku" Dir: Rithy PANH (Cambodia-France)
"Somalia" Dir: KIM Kyunghyung (Korea)
"Starry Starry Night" Dir: LIN Shu-Yu (Taiwan)
"Stoma" Dir: Julian LEE (China)
"Suika and Kinoko" Dir: Naoko OGIGAMI (Japan)
"Television" Dir: Mostofa Sarwar FAROOKI (Bangladesh)
Dir: Choi Dong-hoon
"A Thousand Boys" (working title) Dir: Akan SATAYEV (Kazakhstan-Russia)
"The Train Station" Dir: Mohamed AL-DARADJI (Iraq-UK-Netherlands)
"Underground Fragrance" Dir: Pengfei SONG (China-France)
"The White Room" Dir: Anocha SUWICHAKORNPONG (Thailand-Japan-UK)
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