On October 25th (Sun), the Asian Contents & Film Market announced the winners of the 2nd Asia Contents Awards online.   The Asia Contents Awards recognizes outstanding TV and OTT dramas across Asia. 10 Awards categories are: Best Creative, Best Asian Drama, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Writer, Newcomer, Technical Achievement Award, Best Rising Star, […]

Three Jurors to Discover Talented Directors to Lead the Asian Film Industry The Kim Jiseok Award was established in 2017 to honor the late Kim Jiseok, who devotes his life to discovering new Asian directors and supporting the growth of the Asian film industry. Two films will be selected from A Window on Asian Cinema […]

The 25th Busan International Film Festival introduced 6 Open Cinema selections, which to be screened at the BIFF Theater located in Busan Cinema Center from October 21st to 30th. Open Cinema is a section that features a collection of new and internationally acclaimed films that offer both its cinematic quality and popularity. This year’s Open Cinema selections […]

Life can often throw you curveballs, but a person can only endure so much while also trying to reach deeper into oneself to find what gives them a reason to live. Vertigo, written and directed by Jeon Gye-soo, depicts one of these emotional and complex life stories. Seo-young (Chun Woo-hee: The Wailing, Han Gong-ju) struggles with her existence; […]

Timothée Chalamet was proclaimed a revelation after his stunning performance in Call Me by Your Name (2017) and Beautiful Boy (2018). This year, Timothée’s winning streak is back again with two new films: The King, a Netflix production directed by David Michôd, and the long-awaited Little Women by Greta Gerwig, which is set for a December release. Prior […]

Asian cinema and TV have a lot to offer; interesting stories, acting and a well-polished technical side too. With a vast variety of genres to choose from, there is something for everyone. Visually stunning productions such as delicate, warm stories from Japan, suspenseful thrillers from Hong Kong and South Korean horror dripping with violence, have […]

Martin Turk is a Slovenian-Italian filmmaker, a graduate of University of Ljubljana’s Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT), now based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He created several award-winning short films that were screened at film festivals across the globe; his most notable creations include his short film Every Day Is Not the Same (2008), […]

Sarajevo City of Film for Global Screen (SCF GS) is an initiative by Sarajevo Film Festival and Turkish Radio and Televison, aimed at financing small projects from the countries in the Balkans. The first tender was won by the script for Good Day’s Work, written by Slovenian-Italian filmmaker Martin Turk, but winning the tender had […]

Hummingbirds are the smallest of birds, with their tiny wings flapping away even faster than their heartbeats, unless they experience torpor, a hibernation-like state that hummingbirds use to protect themselves from the cold. Even though they are tiny, they build nests that have been named among the most exquisite wonders of nature. Much like hummingbirds, there […]

There is nothing better than an unexpectedly great film that makes you experience the entire palette of human emotions – a film that makes you reminisce, steep yourself in its characters and see the world through their eyes, giving you an experience that might end up opening your own eyes a bit further. A film […]