31st BISFF Reveals its Official Poster and 53 Final Films for ‘Official International Competition’
3 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- BISFF released the official poster for the 31st Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF), which will be held from April 25 - 29 at Busan Cinema Center. 

The poster was designed by artist Jeong Ji-young which is based on the original work “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” of her. 

Diverse tails of the stones and the stars flowing from land to sky


Interview: Expat Filmmakers Roll the Dice as Full Time Producers in Korea
5 weeks 4 days ago

Your film is called 'Amiss', can you explain the title?

Raoul: Amiss means that something is out of place. The films presents three different characters, whose lives are intertwined by the suicide of Anna Choi, and Anna’s father, who...

Screenings of Academy Award Winning Films 2014
7 weeks 3 days ago

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Star Wars, Disney to Be Screened at the BCC
36 weeks 2 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea-- Walt Disney movies will be screened every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night at 8 pm August 7-23 at Busan Cinema Center.    

The free outdoor screenings, “Summer Movie Night 2013”, will present classic Disney films filled with laughs, adventure, family fun and fabulous music on a giant 24-by-13 meter screen using state-of-the-art projection equipment. You can enjoy all these movies in the pleasant river breeze. 

Busan Cinema Center and the...

Busan International Kids' Film Festival Underway this Week
38 weeks 3 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The eighth Busan International Kids' Film Festival, the participatory image culture festival by the children, will be held from the twenty-fourth to twenty-eighth in Busan Cinema Center and Busan Community Media Center. 

In the festival with the subject of "Play with me?’, seventy movies from seventeen countries will be shown. 

"Room on the Broom", the animation based on the work of the famous UK fairy tale book writer, Julia Donaldson, will...

BCC to Host Barrier-Free Movies
38 weeks 6 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Cinema Center will hold the regular event to show a Barrier-Free Movie once a month starting this month. 

A Barrier-Free Movie means is a movie that everybody, including the visually and hearing impaired can watch together because it provides subtitles and a voice explanation in the dialogue of the movie. 

The first Barrier-Free Movie to be shown will be held in the small theater of Busan cinema center on twenty-ninth. It will be "...

BIKI Opening Film Selected
42 weeks 5 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea - The 8th Busan International Children’s Film Festival will be held July 24-28, 2013 at Busan Cinema Center and Busan Community Media Center.  Under the slogan “Play with Me?”, 71 films from 18 countries will be screened.

The opening film is “Room on the Broom”, based on the 2008 children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. It is a 26-minute British animated film directed by Max Lang and Jan Lachauer.  ...

Film Archive Special 2 Gets Underway Tuesday at the BCC
1 year 7 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The second Film Archive Special series gets underway Tuesday, February 26th at the Busan Cinema Center. The program will run for two weeks until March 14th, though there are no screenings on Mondays. Tickets cost 6,000 won for all or 4,000 won for members. For more information you can call 051) 780-6000 or check out their website at

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Chris Ciosk: From Filmgoer to Filmmaker and a Final Busan Screening
1 year 10 weeks ago

BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA -- Chris Ciosk made his first film in grade 7. It was for history class. The night before it was due, Ciosk was eager to work in any medium not involving double-spaced lined paper, so he grabbed a camera, enlisted...

Exploring Busan`s Cinema Center
1 year 24 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- To answer the question whether it’s still open for business now that Busan’s international film festival (BIFF) has wrapped: absolutely.

In front...

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