On the second day of Asian Film Market 2019, the focus will be on various pitching events. Beginning with Book To Film & E-IP Pitching which will present a variety of original content, there will also be Story to Film, promoting excellent and original stories with great potential to be cinematized; the Comics & Film Pitching Show, presenting webtoons and outcomes supported by the KOREA MANHWA CONTENTS AGENCY; and Busan Project Pitching: Over the Pitching, promoting outstanding projects by local Busan production companies. All these events will take place at the Event Room and Seminar Room of Exhibition Center 2 in BEXCO. In addition, the Filmmaker’s Talk with Hirokazu Kore-eda, winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival 2018, and the Cooperation Among Writers, Finding Solutions for New Growth seminar, which will sound out the possibility of international co-productions, will be held to encourage interaction between Asian film professionals. The Asia Contents Awards, launched this year, will hold its grand opening at 18:30 at Dongseo University Sohyang Theatre. The awards are open to countries across the whole of Asia, including the 10 ASEAN nations, South Korea, China and Japan, and the promotional hall in BEXCO will help channel business towards the participating broadcasters from each nation. The Asia Contents Awards hopes to grow in reputation and become a significant event including all aspects of content, from TV series, OTT-originated original series at home and abroad, and original content presented at the E-IP Market.
● Please note that the Asia Contents Awards ceremony held at Dongseo University Sohyang Theatre will commence at 18:30, a delay of 30 minutes from the initially announced time of 18:00.
● Notice of Market Screening Changes
- The title of the screening ‘CONTENTS PANDA SCREENING (Sales : CONTENTS PANDA)’at 10:00 in L2 has been updated to LOVE, AGAIN’ (Sales : CONTENTS PANDA , Invitation Only).
- The title of the screening ‘CONTENTS PANDA SCREENING (Sales : CONTENTS PANDA)’at 12:00 in L2 has been updated to ‘CRAZY ROMANCE’ (Sales : CONTENTS PANDA).
- The title of the screening ‘CONTENTS PANDA SCREENING (Sales : CONTENTS PANDA)’at 17:30 in L2 has been updated to ‘‘LOVE, AGAIN’ (Sales : CONTENTS PANDA , Invitation Only).
The Asian IP Showcase, which was held on the opening day yesterday, launched pitching this year, with the introduction of Taiwanese and Japanese publication trends and selected works having drawn an enthusiastic response from Asian content IP industry professionals. The Asian IP Showcase selections are available through E-IP Business Meetings, so please visit the E-IP Meeting Zone!
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