Asian Film Market
Registration for Sales Booth and Market Screening at the Asian Film Market 2017 ended on August 18. This year, 153 companies from 24 countries have completed Sales Booth registration. As in previous years, Korean Film Council (KOFIC), European Film Promotion (EFP), Taiwan Film Institute (TFI) and Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will organize and run country-based pavilions. In particular, FDCP will join the Market with increased number of Philippine companies, setting up a larger-spaced pavilion.
There are also 28 companies newly participating in the Market as exhibitors this year, including Asmik Ace (Japan), Cite Films (France), Minerva Pictures (Italy), Pegasus Motion Pictures (Hong Kong, China), Raven Banner Entertainment (Canada), and Summerside International (Netherlands). In addition, with the augmented number of companies from relevant industries such as firms dealing with E-IP (publishers and web content firms) and Virtual Reality companies, the Asian Film Market 2017 is expected to provide great business opportunities for Market participants.
Major Exhibitors by Country
(Countries and Exhibitors listed in alphabetical order)
Odin’s Eye Entertainment
Raven Banner Entertainment
Beijing HY Media, Enjoy Pictures, iQIYI.COM, Zhejiang Gamson Film
LevelK, Trust Nordisk
Bac Films Distribution, Celluloid Dreams, EuropaCorp, Films Distribution, Gaumont,
Films Boutique, m-appeal, Picture Tree International
All Rights Entertainment, Asian Shadows, Pegasus Motion Pictures, Young Live Entertainment
Madhu Entertainment & Media
Soureh Cinema Organization
Fandango Sales, Intramovies, Minerva Pictures
Asmik Ace, ColorBird, Gaga Corporation, Geta Films/Spirits Project, Hakuhodo DY Music&Pictures, Kadokawa Corporation, Nikkatsu Corporation, Nippon Television Network Corporation, Shochiku, Toei Company
CJ Entertainment, Contents Panda (NEW), Finecut, Lotte Entertainment, M-Line Distribution, Opus Pictures, Showbox, Barunson, Cabinet (All That Story), Gozknock ENT, Jaedam Media, KOCCA (Korea Creative Content Agency) Virtual Reality Pavilion, Kyobo Book Centre
New Europe Film Sales
Film Factory Entertainment, Filmax International
Ablaze Image, Creative Century Entertainment, Flash Forward Entertainment, Grand Vision Films, Joint Entertainment International, MandarinVision, XMediaMatch (China Television Company)
Five Star Production
Altitude Film Sales, HanWay Films, WestEnd Films
Cinema Management Group, Oration Films, QK Pictures
Vietnam Media Corp.-BHD
※ Italics denote E-IP and VR related companies.
Market Screening plans a total of 71 screenings of 67 films from 25 countries, submitted by 37 companies from 12 countries. Among them, 13 films are officially selected for the 22nd Busan International Film Festival and 40 films are planned to be shown as Market Premiers, released for the first time at the Asia Film Market 2017. In particular, Telefilm Canada, joining Market Screening for the first time this year, will show 6 films with a theme of “Perspective Canada”. The Screening schedule for the Asian Film Market 2017 will be posted on the official website (http://db.asianfilmmarket.org/), on September 11.
The Asian Film Market 2017 has prepared a variety of high quality events with the consistent support and participation of Korean and international film, media, and other entertainment related businesses. The online registration for Market Badge is available until September 15 for those who want to attend the Asian Film Market 2017.
2. Market Badge Registration
The Asian Film Market has become a must-attend event for the international film industry professionals. Access to the Market is limited to registered participants with the Market Badge or the Festival badges. The specific benefits of having a Market Badge are as follows:
Access to Market participant database
Market Guest Package
Pre-booking for APM project meetings
Access to Market Screenings and P&I (Press and Industry) Screenings
Guest Online and On-site Ticketing Service for Festival Screenings (5 tickets/day)
Access to Festival and Market events
Access to Online Screening and Video Library
Market Shuttle service
Membership to Cinando
Market Badge Price by Registration Periods
Aug. 1 – Sept. 15
Oct. 11 – Oct. 17
※ The Day Pass is available for purchase($50/day) during the market period with limited benefits.