2016 BIFAN-KoBiz Online Screening to Open on August 11
The 20th edition of Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
was equipped with programs that had been considerably improved both quantitatively and qualitatively. Special programs that you don’t want to miss, including a new program called Family Zone, provided fantastic gifts both for film manias and general audience this summer.
Especially, several programs were introduced focusing on Korean cinema, new Korean filmmakers and film businessmen. First of all, the Korean Fantastic section was made in the competition to help to discover new Korean films and promote them. In addition, B.I.G(BIFAN Industry Gathering) was newly launched to help Bucheon Film Festival to become the heart of Asian genre film industry, by expanding NAFF, an existing film production network for Asian fantastic cinema. B.I.G introduced new programs including Made in Asia, a networking venue to discuss the Asian film industry trend; and Shoot for Your Tomorrow!, a pitching program for domestic rookie directors; to contribute to the development of Korean film industry in the long run.