Hou Hsiao-hsien's "The Assassin" heads the contenders for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
Kim Dong-ho, co-founder and former chairman of the Busan festival, will head the jury that decides this year's Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
Celebrated Bangladesh director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki ("Television") and Iran's Jafar Panahi were among the recipients of $100,000 of bursaries.
Lightning interrupts Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane.
Pageants struggle to agree on region or content definitions, and are ready to relocate in quest for audiences