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Archive

2015(19th) 2016(20th)

Summary Films Awards & Jury Media

Awards

Bucheon Choice: Features
 
  • Best of Bucheon: < The Wailing > (Director: NA Hong-jin)
  • Jury’s Choice: < Under the Shadow > (Director: Babak ANVARI)
  • Best Actress Choice: Karin Viard of < 21 Nights with Pattie > (Director: Arnaud LARRIEU, Jean-Marie LARRIEU)
  • Best Actor Choice: Deepak Sampat of < Autohead > (Director: Rohit MITTAL)
  • NH Audience Award: < The Wailing >  (Director: NA Hong-jin)

Bucheon Choice: Shorts

 
  • Best Short Film: < Manoman > (Director: Simon CARTWRIGHT)
  • Jury’s Choice for Short Film: < The Bathtub > (Director: Tim ELLRICH)
  • Audience Award for Short Film: < The Bathtub > (Director: Tim ELLRICH)

Korean Fantastic: Features
  • LG HiEntech Best Korean Fantastic Film: < Karaoke Crazies > (Director: KIM Sang-chan)
※ Special Mention: < Who Killed Kim Kwang-seok? > (Director: LEE Sangho)
  • Korean Fantastic Best Actress: Bae So-eun of < Karaoke Crazies > (Director: KIM Sang-chan)
※ Special Mention: Kim Hana of < The Phantom Detective > (Director: JO Sung-hee)
  • Korean Fantastic Best Actor: Park Keun-hyung of < Grand Father > (Director: LEE Seo)
  • Korean Fantastic Audience Award: < The Phantom Detective > (Director: JO Sung-hee)

Korean Fantastic: Shorts
 
  • Best Korean Short Film: < How to Pick a Lock > (Director: KIM Kwangbin)
  • Audience Award for Korean Short Film: < Cliché Resistance > (Director: LEE Won-geun)

Europe Fantastic Film Festivals Federation(EFFFF) Asian Award
 
  • < Psycho Raman > (Director: Anurag KASHYAP)

NETPAC Award
  • < The Forest > (Director: Paul SPURRIER)

Save Energy, Save Earth Film Award
< Captain Fantastic > (Director: Matt ROSS)
 

BIFAN Children’s Jury Award
< Hang in There, Kids! > (Director: Laha MEBOW)

 

Bucheon Choice Jury (Feature)

CHANG Mi Hee

CHANG Mi Hee
Debuted with Seong Chunhyang(1976) and starred on Winter Woman(1977), The Deaf Worker(1980), Flower on the Equator(1983), Deep Blue Night(1984), Hwang Jin-yi(1986), Death Song(1991). As one of the top Korean Actresses, she received numerous Best Actress awards from 22nd and 30th Daejong Film Award, 12th Blue Dragon Awards, 17th and 26th Paecksang Art Award, 37th Asia-Pacific International Film Festival, 2nd Chunsa Film Festival, 1st Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, and may more. She is former Deputy Director and commissioner of Korean Film Council, and current professor of Myongji College, Department of Theatre and Visual Arts.

Christian JEUNE

Christian JEUNE
Since 1983, Christian Jeune has been working for Cannes Film Festival more than 30 years. He is a Head of the Film Department at Cannes as well as Deputy to Cannes’s Festival Director Thierry Fremaux. He graduated from INALCO and took the head in introducing Asian films to the world. He visits BIFAN for the first time as a jury of international competition, Bucheon Choice.

JUNG Jin-yeong

JUNG Jin-yeong
Jung Jin-yeong graduated from Seoul National University majoring Korean Language and Literature. After building his performance skills on play stages, he made his debut on Opening the Closed Door (1991). From soft to fierce roles, he is remembered as one of the actors with wide range of performance. His major starring films are Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield (2003), King and the Clown (2005), Happy Life (2007), Battlefield Heroes (2010), Gangnam Blues (2014), Ode to My Father (2014), and so on.

Khavn DE LA CRUZ

Khavn DE LA CRUZ
Khavn is the author of six books of poetry and fiction, the director of 49 features and 113 short films, and the composer of 23 albums. He has exhibited at MoMA, MAXXI, Guggenheim Museum, Tate Modern and many more. He has curated programs for Viennale, Edinburgh International Film Festival, & the Sharjah Biennial. His films are known for their darkly humorous portrayals of outsiders in the underbelly of urban life.

Garrick DION

Garrick DION
Garrick Dion is a Co-producer of Whiplash which won three Oscars in 2015. He is known for films that received both critical acclaim and box office success. His filmography includes Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive (2011), the winner of Best Director at the 87th Cannes Film Festival, and Nightcrawler (2014) nominated for the Best Original Screenplay at the 87th Academy Awards.

Korean Fantastic Jury (Feature)

Giovanna FULVI

Giovanna FULVI
Giovanna Fulvi is a Programmer of Toronto International Film Festival since 2002. She is based in Italy, works as a programming consultant for the Torino Film Festival, and has worked as a film consultant and acquisitions manager for various organizations over the past 17 years, including the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Giovanna is currently the Head of Acquisitions for Filmauro in Rome. She also worked on Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor as a historical and cultural researcher.

Hyejung JEON

Hyejung JEON
Current Festival Director of London East Asia Film Festival since 2016. She worked as the Festival Director of London Korean Film Festival for 10 years since 2006. She has put her efforts to introduce Korean filmmakers and films to the UK by organizing several retrospectives including Bong Joon-ho's Retrospective(2008) at BFI, Hong Sang-soo's Retrospective (2010) at BFI & ICO showing all of his films and touring around 20 cities, and Im Kwon-Taek's Retrospective (2012) at BFI.

PARK Hye Eun

PARK Hye Eun
Born in 1976, Film Journalist Park Hye Eun worked for “Screen” magazine, and later for “Movie Week” as a Chief Editor. She is a current Chief Editor of a monthly film magazine “Max Movie.” She is one of the familiar faces on TV and has been regularly appearing on a TV programs as a film professional. She tries the best to find the most effective ways to communicate and interact with Korean audience.

Bucheon Choice (Shorts) / Korean Fantastic (Shorts) Jury

AHN Jae-hun

AHN Jae-hun
Ahn jae-hun is an Animation Director. He established an animation studio in 2000 and made an celluloid animation Green Days (2011), which took 11 years to complete, went through to the official selection at 2011 Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Start from The Road Called Life (2014), he's worked on the project to put the Korean Short literatures into screen. Currently he's working on a feature animation.

Haery KIM

Haery KIM
Heary Kim is one of well-known film critics and writers in Korea. She has been writing about films and filmmakers since 1995 for the weekly film magazine “Cine21,” for which she currently contributes a weekly column titled ‘Movie Diary.’ She regularly appears on a SBS radio program, and has written several books about films and arts.

Landon ZAKHEIM

Landon ZAKHEIM
Landon Zakheim is a short film programmer for the Sundance Film Festival, the LA Film Festival and a senior programmer for the Philadelphia Film Festival He has worked for countless other festivals such as AFI FEST, CineVegas, Outfest, Tribeca and the San Francisco International Film Festivals. Zakheim is the co-founder and CEO of Bottleneck Immersive, a new interactive gaming company, and he is also the director of two short films which have screened at over 60 festivals around the world.

EFFFF

Guy DELMOTE

Guy DELMOTE
A non-profit organization started in 1979 by Drummer Guy Delmote with his brother Georges Delmote to promote films, music, arts and literature, later became the beginning of Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival started in 1983. Guy Delmote has made his festival one of the craziest and enjoyable fest in the world, and is looking forward to the new chapter of its brand new Fantastic Market, that is recently forming an alliance with BIFAN’s B.I.G and Ventana Sur’s Blood Window.

Daniel COHEN

Daniel COHEN
Spent his teen years as a big fan of genre cinema and fantastic worlds, he started a film company Spectre Films in 2006, and founded Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival later in 2008, which is the member of European Fantastic Film Festival Federation(EFFFF). His other activities range from scouting international film markets, participating in festival juries, holding student film conferences and running a genre cinema club throughout the year.

Netpac Award

Tsengel DAVAASAMBUU

Tsengel DAVAASAMBUU
She graduated from the University of Arts in “Cultural administrator and English language translator” and defended a master’s degree in “Cultural administrator,” a doctorate degree in Public Administration in 2012. She started working as a live interpreter for the Information and foreign relations department of Mongolian Bloomberg TV. Currently she is the Head of Marketing for Tengis Movie theater of UlaanbaatarCinema LLC and a Professor of University of Arts and Culture Mongolia.

PYEON Jangwan

PYEON Jangwan
Pyeon Jang-wan finished his master’s degree at New York University and graduated from Korean Academy of Film Arts. He has served as former dean of and current professor of Department of Filmmaking at Korea National University of Arts, School of Film, TV & Multimedia. Formerly, he was a head of programmer for BIFAN, a writer for the Hankook Ilbo newspaper. He wrote a book “A Study on The Style of Contemporary Hollywood Films,” and translated “Reframing Japanese Cinema.” He produced feature films Summer, Whispers and Resurrection of the Butterfly in 2007.

Jouni HOKKANEN

Jouni HOKKANEN
Jouni Hokkanen is a Critic, Documentarist and Journalist from Finland. He is currently an Asian Programmer for Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy. His first film Pyongyang Robogirl (2000) was shoot in North Korea, and he continues guerilla filmmaking around the Korean Peninsula. He has written four non-fiction books and is proud of his heavenly taste kimchi.

Preliminary Jury for Korean Shorts

KIM Jimi

KIM Jimi
Jimi received a doctor’s degree at Seoul National University. In 2005, she started her literary career by winning Critique Awards at “Cine 21” and has been contributing “Cine 21,” “Literature & Thought,” “Hwanghae Review” and many more. She served on the jury for Korean Film Awards, Jeonju International Film Festival and Cindi Film Festival. She co-wrote “Film Shakespeare” and “Cine Liter.”

HAN Seunghee

HAN Seunghee
She directed and produced a number of short films during her college years. After earning her master’s degree in Film from Dongguk University, she joined “Film 2.0” as a founding member. She’s been working actively as a film journalist and recently, she left CGV Art House to expand the base of art film, creating programs and designing marketing strategies.

KIM Jung Young

KIM Jung Young
Starting her film career at HMJ Films in 1993, she worked for CJ Entertainment from 1995-1998, in charge of marketing. Since 1999, she started her producer career with Making Sun-dried Red Peppers, and produced an short film Blind Date of an omnibus film Ten Ten, and Kimjo Gwang-soo’s Two Weddings And a Funeral, Chang Hee-seon’s My Fair Wedding. She is currently working on her next production.