26 SEP - 13 OCT 2019
Asian Film Academy 2019
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.) : https://unstats.un.org/unsd/methodology/m49/ (*Geographic Regions > click)
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that AFA selection board can judge. We are going to give you a response to your inquiry soon.
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.
Submission Can I get my documents and portfolio back?답변보기
All the materials submitted for application will not be returned.
Submission I have trouble in submitting the online application.답변보기
If you receive any kind of server/system error messages when you try to submit the application form, please contact AFA team at email@example.com.
Submission I have trouble in uploading a profile photo and letter of recommendation.답변보기
Any special characters are not allowed for uploading files. Please do not use any special characters (such as brackets or symbols – an apostrophe(‘), quotation marks etc.) in the filenames and then try again.
Submission If rejected, may I apply again for a later edition?답변보기
Yes, you may apply again for a later edition. Please note that old application will be deleted after each application period. If you would like to apply again, please submit a new online application when applications for the next edition open.
Portfolio How can I submit the portfolio films?답변보기
Portfolio works must be submitted via online link that is accessible for up to 3 months after the deadline. Applicants can put the link address on the online application form. (DVDs are not accepted.)
Portfolio I have no English subtitle in my film. What should I do?답변보기
Send your synopsis and English script by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Portfolio Are there any restrictions on length?답변보기
No, there is no restriction on the length of film for portfolios.
Recommendation Letter Can I submit the application form without the recommendation letter?답변보기
Recommendation letter is optional material. However, we recommend that applicants submit the recommendation letter as much as possible as we review all of the applicant's material in the screening process.
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.
Participation Can I only participate in some of the AFA programs?답변보기
No, you cannot. The selected participants (fellows) must participate in all programs for 18 days. Moreover, fellows must actively participate in online pre-production from August to September right before coming to Busan.
Participation 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.
Participation 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.
Participation 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.