AISFF FUND PROJECT PITCHING 2016

Asiana International Short Film Festival has been operating a pre-production funding system titled AISFF FUND PROJECT since 2005, in order to support and foster short film production in Korea.
Since 2014, commemorating the 10th year of the event, AISFF has changed the fund project into AISFF FUND PROJECT PITCHING. This year, the projects that have passed the initial documentation stage were given mentoring by the preliminary jury and presentation training by professional instructors. The final selection will be decided after the open pitching event during the festival period.
6 finalists have been selected out of a total of 67 projects submitted this year. Up to 10 million KRW will be awarded for the production of the selected project, and the selection result will be announced at the closing ceremony.

Time

NOV. 5 (SAT) 15:00

Venue

Munho Art Hall, 3rd Floor, Daewoo Construction

Presenter

Directors of 6 finalist projects

Jury

LEE Choon-yeon (President of Cine 2000), JOO Jin-sook (Professor of Dept. of Film, Chung-Ang Univ.), KIM Tae-yong (Director), BAEK Kyung-sook(Producer), LEE Hye-young (Director)

Award

AISFF Fund Award: Financial support up to 10,000,000 Won within 80% of production cost.

THE FINALIST OF AISFF FUND PROJECT PITCHING 2016

CLAW
Dir. JEONG Ho-yeon

A strange woman approaches a father and a son on their fishing trip on an island. The son notices something between his father and the woman’s gaze at each other, and begins to suspect their relationship. The father goes after the woman, oblivious to his own son. The son gets injured in his toenail, gets a phone call from his mother, and starts to chase after his father.

 

DAY OFF
Dir. HONG Seong-yoon
A group of teenagers are on a field trip. One of the boys has something he must protect.

 

EXHIBITION
Dir. SONG Hyun-seok
Min-ju loses her brand new smartphone. She backtracks her day’s course and arrives at an art gallery. In the gallery where a world famous modern artist’s exhibition is being held, her new Galaxy S7 smartphone she had dropped on the floor is being admired as a magnificent piece of art. Will Min-ju be able to get her phone back?

 

INFECTION
Dir. KANG Da-yeon
When it comes to exams, Bae-hee is always at the top of her class and surpasses people’s expectations. During her swim class she discovered that grades were determined through swimming performance. Only way to do well in the class was to practice constantly.

 

NOSE NOSE NOSE EYES!
Dir. MOON Ji-won
A 10-year old girl’s nightmarish evening unfolds as she witnesses her mother poking her father’s eyes with a needle for an insurance fraud.

 

RUN! THIS IS NOT A SHOW
Dir. KIM Do-young
Ji-sook, a struggling theater actress, got a factory job in an attempt to appear on a famous producer’s reality show titled ‘Run! This is Not a Show’. Working at the factory turns out to be more than she bargained for, and her true intentions are revealed as a theft takes place.