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  • Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan)
    Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan)
    - Official Website : http://www.bifan.kr/eng
    - Dates : Jul 13, 2017 ~ Jul 23, 2017
    - Category : Competitive
    - Tel : +82 32 327 6313
    - Fax : +82 32 322 9629
    - E-mail : prbifan@bifan.kr
    - Office : 1 Gilju-ro Wonmi-go, Bucheon-city, Gyeonggi-do, 420-860, KOREA (South)
  • Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival has grown by leaps since 1997 from its birth and became the most representative symbol of Bucheon City known as a mecca of the culture with combination of Animation, Cartoon, Game and Film moving forward to its change and creativity. BiFan has not only got the name of most dynamic film festival that brings together numerous film enthusiast but also evolved into a global fame that deserves the name of place of ‘Fantastic’ filled with fresh energy of sensitivity in the past 17 years.  
     
     
     
    Through the advanced and progressed well -planned programming, BiFan has highly ranked by the audiences and those who are working in film industry and confirm its own identity of area by providing newly various points of views. Furthermore, by cooperation between BiFan among Yubari Fantastic Film Festival in Japan, and European Fantastic Film Federation, BiFan has progressed into the biggest gala of Asian in genres. In addition, BiFan launched its first project market called Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF) in 2008.
     
     
     
     
     
    City   Bucheon
     
     
     
    Program 
      
    Bucheon Choice
     
    Essence of Genre Cinema
     
    International competitive section showcasing 12 outstanding films of genre cinema. Discover the world’s genre talents and energy that take over the screen. Bucheon Choice consists of feature and short categories.
     
     
    World Fantastic Cinema
     
    World’s Latest Fantastic Films
     
    Showcasing the latest fantastic films from across the world, World Fantastic Cinema is considered as the most representative section of BiFan. Films in genres including horror, sci-fi, thriller, action and fantasy will be introduced.
     
     
    Vision Express
     
    Find Your Vision in Cinema
     
    Special selections with greater diversity and appeals. Vision Express explores from experimental films to popular titles, genre movies to arthouse, that you will find your own vision of life.
     
     
    The Masters
     
    A Feast of Genre Masters
     
    BiFan’s hall of fame, The Masters pays tribute to the greatest genre masters.
     
     
    Forbidden Zone
     
    Zone of Extremist
     
    Extremist film collection prepared for hardcore BiFan manias. This is a world of ultimate violence beyond your fear.
     
     
    Ani Fanta
     
    Animated Pieces that Capture Your Attention
     
    Ani Fanta is not just a fun-ridden animation collection. Vivid animated pieces that meet a fantasy and artistry capture your attention.
     
     
    Fantastic Short Films
     
    Short yet Powerful
     
    The fascination and joy that only short films can have. Meet the fantastic short films of new generation who will lead the future of genre cinema.
     
     
    Special Programs
     
    Special Line-up in Focus
     
    Along with premieres of international films, the festival presents extensive themed programs, focused on specific genres or subjects.
     
     
    Open Cine Parade
     
    Summer Night Outdoor Screening
     
    Family moments, summer breezes, unforgettable fantasies. Summer night screenings at the grass square of Bucheon City Hall. 
     
     
      
    Awards 
     
    Bucheon Choice :  Feature International Competition
     
    The six awards are open to new, innovative genre-centered films screened under Bucheon Choice : Feature section. The awards are presented in six categories, total prize of 25,000,000(KRW). International Jury Committee consisting of professionals in film and culture selects 5 winners and NH Nonghyup Citizen's Choice award is determined by audience’s votes.
     
     
    Best of Bucheon (15,000,000 KRW)
     
    Best Director (10,000,000 KRW)
     
    Best Actor
     
    Best Actress
     
    Jury's Choice
     
    NH Nonghyup Citizen's Choice
     
     
    Bucheon Choice : Short International Competition
     
    International Jury Committee consisting of film and culture professionals selects short films that show innovative and experimental spirit of cinema. Citizen's Choice for Short Film is determined by audience's vote.
     
     
    Best Short Film (5,000,000 KRW)
     
    Jury's Choice for Short Film (3,000,000 KRW)
     
    Best Korean Short Film (5,000,000 KRW)
     
    Citizen's Choice for Short Film
     
     
    European Fantastic Film Festival Federation Asian Award
     
    European Fantastic Film Festival Federation(EFFFF) Asian Award intends to promote and encourage Asian genre films. EFFFF’s representative Jury Committee selects the best Asian genre films from World Fantastic Cinema section.
     
     
    Netpac Award
     
    Netpac members and cultural experts select the best Asian film from Vision Express section which presents various genre films with different aspects.
     
     
    LG HiEntech Award
     
    For the purpose of promoting Korean independent feature films and nurturing new talents, film experts select the best Korean independent feature film. Sponsored by LG HiEntech, the winner receives a KRW 5,000,000 cash prize.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    BiFan 2017: Korean Film Line Up
     
     
     
    No.
    Title
    Director
    Country
    Year
    Min
    Opening Film
    1
    Korea
    2017
    94
    Bucheon Choice
    1
    JEON Kyu-hwan
    Korea
    2017
    105
    2
    HAN Ah-reum
    Korea
    2017
    11
    3
    KIM Yun-jo
    Korea
    2017
    20
    Korean Fantastic
    1
    SHIM Chan-yang
    Korea
    2017
    117
    2
    CHANG Hyun-sang
    Korea
    2017
    110
    3
    KIM Kwang-bok
    Korea
    2017
    120
    4
    CHUNG Geun-woong
    Korea
    2016
    96
    5
    LEE Yong-sun
    Korea
    2017
    85
    6
    LIM Jin-seung
    Korea
    2017
    92
    7
    CHE Seung-chul
    Korea
    2017
    115
    8
    IM Heung-soon
    Korea
    2017
    83
    9
    JUNG Byung-gil
    Korea
    2017
    123
    10
    CHOI Seung-ho
    Korea
    2017
    105
    11
    YOON Seong-ho
    Korea
    2017
    110
    12
    KIM Joon-sung
    Korea
    2016
    101
    13
    JEON In-hwan
    Korea
    2016
    95
    14
    LEE Yoon-ki
    Korea
    2017
    114
    15
    UM Tae-hwa
    Korea
    2016
    129
    16
    KWON Hyuk-jun
    Korea
    2017
    30
    17
    KIM A-young
    Korea
    2017
    9
    18
    CHUN Hee-wook
    Korea
    2016
    23
    19
    PARK Yun-jin
    Korea
    2017
    28
    20
    JO Ba-reun
    Korea
    2016
    15
    21
    KIM Hyun-il
    Korea
    2017
    19
    22
    LEE Sang-hak
    Korea
    2016
    23
    23
    LEE Soo-ah
    Korea
    2017
    33
    Family Zone
    1
    BAE Hyo-min
    Korea
    2017
    121
    Fantastic Short Films
    1
    BAE Ki-won
    Korea
    2016
    10
    2
    LEE Tae-jin
    Korea
    2017
    24
    3
    CHA In-pyo
    Korea
    2017
    19
    4
    KIM Gong-myung
    Korea
    2017
    5
    5
    PARK Geun-beom
    Korea
    2017
    29
    6
    KIM Seung-hee
    Korea
    2017
    4
    7
    LEE Do-hee
    Korea
    2017
    8
    8
    PARK Joon-ho
    Korea
    2017
    14
    9
    CHOI Cheong-il
    Korea
    2017
    23
    10
    KIM Gyung-yoon
    Korea
    2017
    16
    11
    NAMKOONG Min
    Korea
    2017
    18
    12
    KIM Soo-young
    Korea
    2017
    24
    13
    KIM Tae-dong
    Korea
    2017
    21
    14
    SHIN Hoo-seung
    Korea
    2017
    7
    15
    JO Yong-ik
    Korea
    2017
    32
    16
    YEOM Ji-hee
    Korea
    2017
    11
    17
    PARK Jun-young
    Korea
    2017
    28
    18
    CHO Eun-ji
    Korea
    2017
    29
    19
    PARK Seong-ho
    Korea
    2017
    19
    20
    JEONG Ga-young
    Korea
    2017
    13
    21
    KWON Hyun-seok
    Korea
    2017
    12
    22
    SHIM Ji-hwan
    Korea
    2017
    17
    23
    CHOI Byung-kwon
    Korea
    2017
    30
    24
    SEOJUNG Sin-woo
    Korea
    2017
    40
    25
    KIM Seong-min
    Korea
    2016
    16
    26
    HEO Joon-seok
    Korea
    2017
    16
    27
    UM Jun-ho
    Korea
    2017
    30
    28
    CHOI Hun-tae
    Korea
    2017
    11
    29
    SONG Sung-do
    Korea
    2017
    11
    30
    HWANG Si-young
    Korea
    2017
    23
    31
    PARK Sang-hun
    Korea
    2017
    25
    32
    SEO Jin-seok
    Korea
    2017
    6
    33
    OH Se-in
    Korea
    2017
    25
    34
    PARK Ji-eun
    Korea
    2017
    25
    35
    JO Jung-yoon
    Korea
    2017
    6
    36
    KWON Hang
    Korea
    2017
    12
    37
    KA Sung-moon
    Korea
    2017
    29
    38
    KIM Young-seok
    Korea
    2017
    18
    39
    HAN Ji-su
    Korea
    2017
    36
    40
    YEON Sang-ho
    Korea
    2017
    13
    41
    SOH Jae-young
    Korea
    2017
    24
    42
    HONG Doo-hyun
    Korea
    2017
    25
    43
    HONG Sung-hoon
    Korea
    2017
    14
    44
    LEE Hyun-suk
    Korea
    2017
    4
    45
    CHEON Jun-ho
    Korea
    2017
    23
    46
    LEE Jun-seob
    Korea
    2017
    10
    47
    SEO Hee-rim,
    PARK Woo-sung
    Korea
    2017
    12
    48
    JO Se-yeon
    Korea
    2017
    12
    49
    RYU Ho-chul
    Korea
    2017
    17
    50
    KIM Han-gyeol
    Korea
    2017
    10
    51
    LEE Yoo-jin, PYO Ji-a
    Korea
    2017
    12
    Special Programs
    1
    LEE Yoon-ki
    Korea
    2015
    115
    2
    HONG Ki-seon
    Korea
    2016
     
    3
    YEON Sang-ho
    Korea
    2016
    118
    4
    KIM Jee-woon
    Korea
    2016
    140