Internationally acclaimed director Hong Sang-soo will partake in Jeonju International Film Festival's (JIFF) annual program Digital short films by three filmmakers. HONG finished filming his digital short film on November 12 and he is in the post-production stage, according to JIFF.
JIFF's Digital short films by three filmmakers selects every year three renowned directors who each receive US$ 50,000 for directing their short film. JIFF expressed their joy over HONG's participation in JIFF's omnibus project, and they hope it will increase the exposure of Korean cinema worldwide.
The 10th Jeonju International Film Festival will commence in 2009 on April 30 and wrap up on May 8.
Imaginative independent films come to Seoul 2008/11/27 (Source) Under the slogan "Storm of imagination", the 34th Seoul Independent Film Festival (SIFF) will showcase a variety of independent cinema with a focus on Korean independent films. The festival will be hosted at IndieSpace film house in central Seoul from December 11 to the 19th.
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