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2015 Asian Film Academy (AFA)

Selects 24 Participants

 

Asian Film Academy (AFA), a global filmmaking education program for the future of Asian cinema, announces 24 participants for 2015.

 

AFA, in its 11th year, selected the fellows for 2015 AFA from 13 countries. Many experienced candidates applied to the program this year, including Ahmad YUNIARDI (Indonesia), the editor of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival’s Critic’s Week invitee The Fox Exploits the Tiger’s Might (2015), and Abolfazl TALOONI (Iran), the editor of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival’s Short Competitive section Patriot (2015). With increased numbers of Chinese applicants since 2014, 3 fellows from China were also selected this year. The number of Chinese applicants is expected to continuously grow.

 

AFA will provide a wide range of programs that include short film production, mentoring, workshops, and a master class starting from September 24 (Thu) to October 11 (Sun).

 

○ 2015 Asian Film Academy (AFA) Final Participants List (Country in Alphabetical Order)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

No

Name

Country

1

MD. Barkat HOSSAIN

Bangladesh

2

HENG Lim

Cambodia

3

CHHIN Sothea

Cambodia

4

YAN Daiyao

China

5

Alex Ruiqing MA

China

6

Yanqiu FEI

China

7

Cyrus TANG

Hong Kong

8

WONG Fei Pang

Hong Kong

9

Aniruddh

India

10

Modhura PALIT

India

11

Ahmad YUNIARDI

Indonesia

12

Abolfazl TALOONI

Iran

13

Takuya MISAWA

Japan

14

LEE Joohyun

Korea

15

GO Kyungho

Korea

16

Aidyl Abadi Bin ANWARDI

Malaysia

17

Ellie NGIM

Malaysia

18

Robin Sharma DAHAL

Nepal

19

Grace SIMBULAN

Philippine

20

Martika Ramirez ESCOBAR

Philippine

21

Jose Paolo DIAZ

Philippine

22

KIM Su En

Russia

23

Kelvin CHEW

Singapore

24

Martin HONG

Singapore

 

 

Jerzy ZIELINSKI Confirmed as 2015 AFA Cinematography Mentor

Polish cinematographer and director Jerzy ZIELINSKI was announced as the 2015 AFA Cinematography mentor. Jerzy ZIELINSKI graduated from the Cinematography Department of the Polish National Film School in 1975 and is recognized for his work Aria for an Athlete (1979), which received the Best Cinematography Award at the Polish Film Festival. He expanded his career to the United States with the American TV series The Job (2001), Monk, Episode 1 (2002), and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). Other works include Polish director Agnieszka HOLLAND’s Washington Square (1997), The Lazarus Project (2008), and The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009), a film that earned him an American Society of Cinematographer (ASC) Awards nomination. Recently, Jerzy ZIELINSKI directed his first film King of Life (2015).  Along with AFA dean WANG Xiaoshuai, directing mentor Anthony CHEN, and deputy dean OH Seok-geun (Director of Busan Film Commission), Jerzy ZIELINSKI will share his broad expertise in cinematography with the newly selected AFA fellows this year.