Hot young South Korean helmer Kim Ki-Duk ("Birdcage Inn," "The Isle") has won the $20,000 Pusan Award at the Pusan Promotion Plan, Asia's top meeting place for filmmakers, producers and distribs.
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Peter Fonda has pulled out of his appearance at the London Film Festival on the advice of his doctor.
Camerimage, Poland's international cinematography festival, has announced its honorary award winners for this year.
Three production companies, three directors and three financing entities from Hong Kong, Korea and Thailand announced a joint $2.5 million pic project at the Pusan Intl. Film Fest Monday.
Political tensions and a severe economic downturn in South Korea have cast a shadow over this year's Pusan Intl.. Film Festival (PIFF), Asia's biggest film event, which kicked off Friday with local…
The fifth annual Shorts Intl. Film Festival kicks off today in Gotham at the Loews Lincoln Square theater and the Tribeca Grand Hotel.
Paul Mazursky will receive the Robert Wise Director of Distinction Award today at the 16th annual Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival.
The struggling Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, which ran Oct. 27-Nov. 4, has wrapped a lackluster edition that doesn't bode well for rookie fest director general Michiyasu Kawauchi.