Sep 27 - Oct 14, 2018
Asian Film Academy 2018
Eligibility Nationality and Residence답변보기
Regardless residence status, only one who has Asian nationality is eligible to apply for AFA.
* Asian countries in accordance with United Nations (U.N.) : http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49regin.htm#asia
Eligibility Who can be defined as an "oversea Korean"?답변보기
In accordance with related Korean laws and regulations, one who matches any following case would be defined as an oversea Korean.
1) One who obtains or tries to obtain the right of permanent residence in the other country and currently holds Korean nationality.
2) One who currently obtains the other nationality and had held Korean nationality before.
3) One who currently obtains the other nationality and any side of one's parent or grandparent had held Korean nationality before.
Eligibility I wonder if you have restriction on age.답변보기
Anyone who is above 18 on the beginning date of AFA can apply for AFA.
Eligibility I do have filmmaking experience but in different fields (such as Actor, Assistant Director, etc.) from the application guideline.답변보기
Explain your career via email (email@example.com) so that AFA selection board can judge. We are going to give you a response to your inquiry soon.
Application I cannot register the application form.답변보기
If you can contact us at email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we'll take action or send you the application form directly via email.
Application My passport name is different from my name in my film credit.답변보기
Specify at the blank of <Applicant's Credit> of <Submitted Portfolio> section in the application form. We may request more information if needed.
Portfolio Should I send out multiple file(s) or DVD(s) for my portfolio with each short film on a separate or just send out all the short films on a single disc?답변보기
It doesn't matter. but, We would prefer a single file or DVD.
Portfolio I have no English subtitle in my film. What should I do?답변보기
Send your synopsis and English script by email (email@example.com).
Portfolio What is appropriate length of the portfolio?답변보기
Total running time required is under 40 minutes.
※ In case of a film over 40 min in length, please make it a 15 min-clip for submission
Recommendation Letter Do you have particular form for recommendation letter?답변보기
No, we do not have any particular form for recommendation letter as long as the letter contains writer's signature and contact information
Recommendation Letter Whom should the recommendation letter be addressed to?답변보기
"To Asian Film Academy Selection Board" would be good.
Recommendation Letter Can the letter be handwritten?답변보기
We would prefer a typed letter because of legibility but handwritten letter is also acceptable.
Submission I have applied for AFA before. Should I submit all the required materials again?답변보기
AFA keeps all the application package for 1 year and then destroys them. If you applied for AFA last year and want to use the same resources for your submission, you can just submit this year's online application and inform us your request via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Submission Can I visit your office and submit all the materials directly?답변보기
You can submit your application package(such as DVD) in person at the Busan IFF Office (BIFF HILL 3rd Floor, Busan Cinema Center).
Submission I am applying for AFA with other friends of mine. Is it ok if we courier the application materials in a single package?답변보기
You can send multiple AFA applicants' materials in one box.
Submission Can I get my documents and portfolio back?답변보기
All the materials submitted for application will not be returned.
Program How much does it cost to participate in AFA?답변보기
We don't take any kind of tuition. Once you selected as an AFA fellow, the cost for air ticket between your departure city and Busan, accommodation, meals and equipments will be provided.
Program Can I attend just a part of the whole program?답변보기
If you are selected, you must complete the whole program from September October 6 – 22, 2017. If you are unable to attend the entire program for any reason, your admission will be automatically withdrawn. In addition, we request you to participate actively in the online pre-production phase (August 28 – October 5, 2017) before you arrive in Busan.
Program In order to attend AFA, I will miss my class or work. Can I receive an official letter for my school or work?답변보기
An official letter that indicates your attendance in AFA will be sent to you upon your request.
Program Can I have a day off or free time during AFA?답변보기
AFA has an intensive schedule during the program and participants will have limited free time.
Program What do I get after the completion of AFA?답변보기
AFA issues certificate to those who have attended AFA program completely. Many benefits and support from Busan International Film Festival will be following after AFA.