Far East Film Festival 20

Udine Italy April 20th/ April 28th 2018
The Film Festival For Popular Asian Cinema

Genre Project Market 2017

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Call for entries for FOCUS ASIA - Genre Project Market 2017

DEADLINE: 8th March 2017

After the successful 2016 edition, FOCUS ASIA expands its program and launches the first project market dedicated to genre projects with strong co-production or co-financing potential with Asia or Europe. The main goal is to establish new strong connections between the two continents already in the development phase, bringing together high quality projects, key players and financiers from both film industries.

The next edition of FOCUS ASIA (April 26-28, 2017) will bring together in Udine over 200 film professionals from all over the world and in particular from Europe and Asia. FOCUS ASIA will select 12 projects currently in development with co-production or co-financing potential either with European or Asian Countries.

The first edition of FOCUS ASIA has the honour to collaborate with a strong network of confirmed partners, involved in the projects and decision makers selection: Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Bucheon, South Korea), Black Nights Film Festival - Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event (Tallinn, Estonia), Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (Sitges, Spanish State) and the Nordisk Film & Fond’s Nordic Genre Boost (Oslo, Norway).

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Projects must be genre long feature fiction films in their development stage
Projects from Europe with co-production or co-financing potential with Asia
Projects from Asia with co-production or co-financing potential with Europe
Projects from other countries with co-production or co-financing potential with Europe or Asia
Application materials must be in English

SUBMISSION
All applications must include: complete online application form, treatment (max 5-8 pages), financing plan, teaser of the submitted project or previous works of the director.
Deadline: 8th March 2017.

SELECTION
Selected projects will be announced after 20th March 2017.

BENEFITS OF SELECTED PROJECTS
FOCUS ASIA’s selected producers are invited to attend the event and will be given the opportunity of having meetings with investment, production, or distribution companies from both Asia and Europe.
Producers will be offered up to 3 nights’ accommodation in Udine.
A limited number of partial travel scholarships are available in specific cases.

CONTACTS
For more detailed information, please contact:
E-mail - focusasia@cecudine.org