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ASEAN-ROK Film Leaders Incubator: FLY2017 Trainees Recruitment

ASEAN-ROK Film Leaders Incubator: FLY2017 (hereinafter FLY2017), an ASEAN-ROK Co-operation Project and a filmmaking workshop co-organized by Busan Film Commission Busan Asian Film School (AFiS), Association of Indonesian Film Producers (APROFI) and Asian Film Commissions Network (AFCNet), calls for applications.

FLY2017 seeks to nurture the future leaders of Asian film industry by discovering young, aspiring film talents from the 10 ASEAN countries and Korea, as well as to establish a stable filmmaking infrastructure in the region, which can contribute to future productions of diverse films in Asia. Anyone interested and passionate in filmmaking is sincerely welcome to apply.



I. Overview
Title: ASEAN-ROK Film Leaders Incubator: FLY2017
Project Description: Short-term filmmaking workshop aiming to discover and nurture young film talents in Asia
When: November 20December 3, 2017 (14 days)
Where: Indonesia
Organizers: Busan Film CommissionBusan Asian Film School, Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy,

                   Association of Indonesian Film Producers, Asian Film Commission Network
Sponsor: ASEAN-ROK Cooperation Fund


- 8-Week Online Pre-production
- Intensive Filmmaking Workshop and Exercise
- Special Lecture
- Screenings with Instructors, followed by Q&A Session
- Small-Group Mentoring Session
- Production of 2 Short Films


II. Important Dates
Announcement for Recruitment: June 1June 30, 2017
Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
Finalists Announcement: August 16, 2017
Online Pre-production: September 18November 10, 2017
FLY2017 Project Period: November 20December 3, 2017


III. Qualifications
Nationality: One of the 10 ASEAN member nations (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar,

                   The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) or Republic of Korea

Born between 19922001 (Exceptions can be made depending on different circumstances and talent pool in each country)
Experience in making at least 2 short films, documentaries and/or other video works
Fluent in English * Official language for FLY2017: English
No disqualifications for overseas travel
No experience in any of the programs from Busan International Film FestivalAsian Film Academy (AFA)


IV. Application Guidelines
Number of Finalists: 22 (2 finalists from each ASEAN member nation and Republic of Korea)
Application Method: E-mail Application
Depending on your nationality, please submit all the required documents and supporting materials to one of the organizations designated below.

- Republic of Korea: Busan Film Commission / www.bfc.or.kr / fly@filmbusan.kr
- Brunei Darussalam: Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports / www.kkbs.gov.bn / abdoh.damit@kkbs.gov.bn
- Cambodia: Cambodia Film Office, Cinema and Cultural Diffusion Department, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts / cambodiafilm.gov.kh / info@cambodiafilm.gov.kh
- Indonesia: Film Development Center, Ministry of Education and Culture/ http://pusbangfilm.kemdikbud.go.id / pusbangfilm@kemdikbud.go.id
- Lao PDR: Lao Cinema Department, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism / www.doc.gov.la / nakhonebounmy@yahoo.com
- Myanmar: Motion Picture Development Branch Office, Information and Public Relations Department, Ministry of Information / mmpe.myanmar@gmail.com
- Philippines: Film Development Council of the Philippines / www.fdcp.ph / wisleta@fdcp.ph
- Thailand: Thailand Film Office, Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Sport / www.thailandfilmoffice.org / film@thailandfilmoffice.org
- Vietnam: Vietnam Cinema Department, Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism / www.cucdienanh.vn / cucdienanh@fpt.vn


- Malaysia (independent method)
: 2 Finalists to be selected from the participants of the 3rd Next New Wave Young Filmmakers Workshop. (For inquiries, please contact National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) / sitinoraiysha@finas.my)
- Singapore (independent method)
: 2 Finalists to be selected from the MDA Media Education Scholarship applicants. (For inquiries, please contact Media Development Authority (MDA) / Shona_Lall_PAREKH@imda.gov.sg or Cecilia_YIP@imda.gov.sg)

Each organization will evaluate the documents and portfolios to select 2 finalists from each country, and will send the list to Busan Film Commission (AFCNet Secretariat).
Evaluation Process: Initial Evaluation (documents) Secondary Evaluation (phone interviews and portfolios) * Each organization may conduct different methods of evaluation.


V. Required Documents for Application
Application Form (Click to download)
Cover Letter (Click to download) & Video of self-introduction (must be in English, 1-minute max) that include: motivation for application, self-introduction in relation to film work, and career plans in film industry
Portfolio: Video files of your past work examples for which you participated as a director, producer, cinematographer, editor, production designer or sound recorder/mixer
* Prescribed forms can be downloaded from AFCNet / FLY2017 website, as well as the entry organizations
websites as specified above.
* All documents are required to be submitted via E-mail (portfolio(s) can be submitted either in the form of DVD(s) or E-mail with a downloadable web link).


VI. Additional Information
Airfare, accommodation, meals and all types of education courses will be provided to all the selected trainees.
All the selected trainees must participate in all the courses of online pre-production.
1 out of 2 Korean finalists will be a Busan resident.
Submitted documents are non-returnable.
If an applicant is proven to have made a false statement in the documents, the selection committee may revoke that persons right to be selected as the finalist.


VII. Contact
Busan Film Commission (AFCNet Secretariat): fly@filmbusan.kr