Puchon 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. PiFan 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 14 years
Puchon Choice: Feature
Puchon Choice: Short
World Fantastic Cinema
Fantastic Short Films
Open Cine Parade
A. Puchon Choice Feature-International Competition
These six Awards are open to new, Innovative genre-centered films screened under the section of Puchon Choice: Feature. Six Awards total sum of 25,000,000(KRW) selected by Juries of committee consisting of professionals in film and culture with the exception of "NH Nonghyup Citizen's Choice" awards which are determined by audience’s votes.
1) Best of Puchon (15,000,000KRW)
2) Best Director (10,000,000KRW)
3) Best Actor
4) Best Actress
5) Jury's Choice
6) NH Nonghyup Citizen's Choice
B. Puchon Choice Shorts-International Competition
Consisting of film and culture professionals, Committee of Juries select short films that show innovative and experimental shorts. "Prugio Citizen's Choice for Short Film" is determined by audience's vote.
1) Best Short Film (5,000,000KRW)
2) Jury's Choice for Short Film (3,000,000KRW)
3) Best Korean Short Film (5,000,000KRW)
4) Prugio Citizen's Choice for Short Film
C. European Fantastic Film Festival Federation Asian Award
"EFFFF Asian Award" is given to the best Asian genre film screened at this year's PiFan. It is selected by EFFFF's Representative Juries in order to encourage production of Asian genre films.
Netpac members and cultural experts select the best Asian film from Vision Express section which presents various genre films with different aspects.
E. Fujifilm Eterna 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 Fujifilm, Fujifilm Eterna is given as a prize.
- Short : March 23, 2012
- Feature : May 4, 2012
(Submissions postmarked by the deadline will be accepted)
Network of Asian Fantastic Films 2011 (NAFF 2011)
Since its launch in 2008, Network of Asian Fantastic Films, NAFF, is celebrating its fourth anniversary in 2011. NAFF is a multifaceted, in-depth industry program for global genre film professionals, providing invaluable programs for all film-related fields, including film development, co-production, financing and post-production, solidifying its place as a leader of Asian genre film market.
NAFF2011, just as its previous editions in 2008, 2009, and 2010, consists of three main sections: It Project, Industry Program (featuring Project Spotlight, NAFForum and Industry Screenings), and Fantastic Film School. It Project not only introduces talented genre film projects, but also provides investment and co-production opportunities to film industry individuals. Every year, Project Spotlight introduces and scrutinizes one selected country’s genre films in development and its directors. NAFForum is the place for discussion on main issues and the future of genre film industry with prominent leaders from the globe. Fantastic Film School provides the opportunity for participants to experience in-depth studies through lecturers, master classes and workshops.