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  • Asiana International Short Film Festival (AISFF)
    Asiana International Short Film Festival (AISFF)
    - Official Website :
    - Dates : Nov 01, 2018 ~ Nov 06, 2018
    - Category : Competitive
    - Tel : +82 2 783 6518
    - Fax : +82 2 783 6520
    - E-mail :
    - Office : #804, Sejongro Daewoo Bldg, 30, Saemunan-ro 3-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03173, Korea
  • Asiana International Short Film Festival (AISFF) is the first and largest international competitive short film festival in Korea. AISFF will be the best place to see the newest trend of world cinema through eyes of short films, the future of cinema and the cinematic variety and cultural diversity. AISFF is looking forward to seeing your great work of art as well as your passion for short films.




    Opening & Closing Films

    International Competition

    Korean Competition

    New Filmmaker

    Special Program
    - Cinema Old & New
    - The 20th Anniversary of INDIESTORY, Play It Again!
    - The Collections from Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia


    International Competition
    - Grand Prize: 15 million KRW (approx. 15,000 USD) and a trophy, 2 round trip flight tickets (Business Class)
    - Special Jury Award: 5 million KRW (approx. 5,000 USD) and a trophy
    - AISFF Rock Award: 3 million KRW (approx. 3,000 USD) and a trophy

    Korean Competition
    - Grand Prize: 5 million KRW (approx. 5,000 USD) and a trophy, 2 round trip flight tickets (Economy Class)
    - Special Jury Award: 3 million KRW (approx. 3,000 USD) and a trophy
    - CINECUBE Award: Complimentary ticket for a year

    New Filmmaker Competition
    - KAFA Award: 3 million KRW (approx. 3,000 USD) and a trophy

    Awards in Common
    - AISFF Public Jury Award: 1 million KRW (approx. 1,000 USD) and a trophy
    - Face in Shorts Award: 1 million KRW (approx. 1,000 USD) and a trophy

    AISFF Fund Project Pitching
    - AISFF Fund Award: 10 million KRW (approx. 10,000 USD) and a trophy
    - China Cultural Center in Seoul Award: 5 million KRW (approx. 5,000 USD) and a trophy


    AISFF Casting Market
    Celebrating its first edition, “AISFF Casting Market” has been planned by Asiana International Short Film Festival in order to better facilitate the atmosphere of communication and exchange among filmmakers, producers and actors in the field of short films. At this event, participating filmmakers and actors will be provided with a chance to meet one another in person and to discuss about projects in development.

    Cinema Talk: The All-Knowing Viewpoint on the Past, Present and Future of Short Film
    INDIESTORY Inc. is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. Through this event, retrospect on the past and examination on the present of short films will provide an outlook on the prospect for the future.
    Industry personnel will gather at this event to examine the current trend of short films in comparison to the past, and point out do’s and don’ts of making a short film. Topics including the course of changes in production methods and on-set situations, popular short films throughout the previous years and how they came to earn positive reactions, based on which the prospect for Korean short films will be discussed as well. Furthermore, the question on how to attract attention from film festivals and markets in Korea and overseas and their selection criteria will be dealt with in an open atmosphere by industry personnel specializing in short films, directors, critics and film festival staffs.

    The Asiana International Short Film Festival has been running “AISFF Fund Project” since 2005, a pre-production supporting program, to actively help and foster production of short films in Korea, and changed it to an open pitching program in 2014.
    This year, out of 111 entries, 6 films passed the document examination and promoted to the final. The 6 films will go through mentoring of preliminary jury members and presentation education from expert instructors. After the open pitching during the festival, final winners will be selected.
    The winner of the “AISFF Fund Award” will receive up to 10 million KRW and the winner of “China Cultural Center in Seoul Award” will be given 5 million KRW as a production support prize. The winners will be announced at the closing ceremony.

    AISFF 2018: Korean Film Line Up
    No. Title Director Country Year Min
     International Competition
    1 The Levers KIM Bo-young Korea 2018 9
    2 Examplary Citizen KIM Cheol-hwi Korea 2018 11
    3 Gliese JEONG Nu-ri Korea 2018 9
     Korean Competition
    1 404 Not Found UHM Ha-neul Korea 2018 28
    2 Morning of the Dead LEE Seung-ju Korea 2018 29
    3 Le Mot BAEK Mi-young Korea 2018 7
    4 Coming of Age OH Jung-min Korea 2018 27
    5 Middle Finger HAN Jung-jae Korea 2018 29
    6 Soh SEO Bo-hyung Korea 2018 16
    7 The World of MiMi YOON Dong-ki Korea 2018 21
    8 Refund SONG Ye-jin Korea 2018 24
    9 Passing Over the Hill BANG Sung-jun Korea 2018 24
    10 JEOM KIM Kang-min Korea, USA 2018 4
    11 Stranded YEON Je-gwang Korea 2018 17
    12 Audition KIM Seul-ki Korea 2018 21
    13 Kim Heesun KIM Min-ju Korea 2018 25
     New Filmmaker
    1 Excuses of My Success PARK Sang-hyuk Korea 2018 19
    2 In the Place of Fallen Petals YUN U-jeong, YUK Jin-su Korea 2018 7
    3 Snowball HONG Yoo-ra Korea 2018 19
    4 Night of Collapse LEE Jun-yong Korea 2018 20
    5 May 14th BOO Eun-joo Korea 2018 24
     Special Program - The 20th Anniversary of INDIESTORY, Play It Again!
    1 A Day PARK Heung-sik Korea 1999 20
    2 The End of April CHOO Chang-min Korea 2000 16
    3 Mobile YIM Pil-sung Korea 2003 16
    4 Ain't No Maid PANG Eun-jin Korea 2004 13
    5 Frozen Land KIM Tae-yong Korea 2010 35
    6 Hitchhiking CHOI Jin-sung Korea 2004 30
    7 Chupachups KYUNG Ji-suk Korea 2011 15
    8 Just Friends? KIMJHO Gwang-soo Korea 2009 54
    9 Communique’ LEE Min-ah Korea 2011 5
    10 The Night of the Witness PARK Buem Korea 2012 27
    11 A Night before the Wedding LEE Ran-hee Korea 2014 18
    12 Colors in the Subway KIM Myung-eun Korea 2015 6
    13 The Wind Rises HONG Yu-jeong Korea 2015 16
    14 Mira’s Will LEE Eun-jeong Korea 2013 11
    15 An Algorithm MIN Mi-hong Korea 2017 39