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- Period :  July 14(Thu) ~ July 27(Sun), 2011, For 11 days
- Opening Ceremony: July 14(Thu), Bucheon Civic Center
- Closing Ceremony: July 22(Fri),  Bucheon Civic Center
- Screening Venues : Total 7 places, 13 venues
Bucheon Civic Center, Bucheon City Hall, Art Hall at Korea Manhwa Contents Agency, CGV Bucheon, Primus Cinema Sopoooong, Lotte Cinema Bucheon 
- Screening Films : 221 films from 33 countries (127 features, 94 shorts)
- Opening Film : Bollywood the Greatest Love Story Ever Told / Director: Rakeysh Omprakash MEHRA, Jeff ZIMBALIST
- Closing Film : Blind / Director: AHN Sang-hoon


Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival has grown by leaps since 1997 from its birth and became the most representative symbol of Bucheon City known as a mecca of the culture with combination of Animation, Cartoon, Game and Film moving forward to its change and creativity. PiFan has not only got the name of most dynamic film festival that brings together numerous film enthusiast but also evolved into a global fame that deserves the name of place of ‘Fantastic’ filled with fresh energy of sensitivity in the past 15 years.

Through the advanced and progressed well -planned programming, PiFan has highly ranked by the audiences and those who are working in film industry and confirm its own identity of area by providing newly various points of views. Furthermore, by cooperation between PiFan among Yubari Fantastic Film Festival in Japan, and European Fantastic Film Federation, PiFan has progressed into the biggest gala of Asian in genres. In addition, PiFan launched its first project market called Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF) in 2008.


The 15th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival will promise you with flood of surprising and entertaining films and events everyday you ever dreamed of! PiFan2011 unleashes all your exhaustions from your daily lives inviting you to the world of ‘Love, Fantasy and Adventure’. PiFan changes the city with full of ordinary lives into a dream world, which will be the oasis so it can fulfill your thirst for fantasy.

The designer, Christian Lorenz SCHEURER, wanted describing not only the real world which is everyone can make their own movie by themselves but also filmmakers and audiences are gathering around at PiFan. He portrays they get together to celebrate the free exchange of ideas and creativity in his own way.

The poster, its many characters and sensible colors are in harmony, match with not only splendor festival but also playful, fantastic image of PiFan.

Design : Christian Lorenz SCHEURER


Festival ambassador

PiFan2011 Festival Lady
PARK Bo Young, Like a Breath of Fresh Air

PARK Bo-young, Like a Breath of Fresh Air Coming of its 15th year, Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) has grown by leaps since 1997 and has established itself as Asia's the biggest and most dynamic film festival evolved into a global fame. To represent PiFan’s such unique character, each year PiFan has been inviting PiFan ladies as the festival envoys. Korea’s celebrated leading actresses such as KANG Soo-yeon and CHOO Sang Mi have served as the first PiFan Ladies, and the tradition has turned synonymous with actress BAE Doona, HA Ji-won, Hwang Jung-um and many other PiFan ladies who have became the leaders of next generation in Korean cinema.

PiFan2011 has selected PARK Bo-young for its 15th edition PiFan Lady. She rose to fame after starring in the hit comedy film in 2008, which drew some 8.3 million viewers. Her next film is a horror thriller (Director KIM Tae-kyung) due to be released in July.

Aiming for easy to access, audience oriented and entertaining genre film festival, the 14th PiFan will be more fantastic festival than ever with this year's PiFan Lady HWANG Jung Eum, a sparking delight as a summer fest!