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Far East Film Festival

21st Edition

Far East Film Festival

where:Teatro Nuovo, Udine
when:April 26th - May 4th, 2019
address:C.E.C. - Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche
Via Villalta, 24 - 3100 Udine (Italy)
tel:+39 0432 299545
email:cec@cecudine.org
website:www.fareastfilm.com
deadline:January 31st, 2019
entry form:Online Regulations

Aim of the Festival:
- To encourage and develop the understanding and appreciation of East Asian popular filmmaking amongst European and Italian audiences.
- To contribute to the commercial distribution of Asian films across European and Italian markets.
- To study and research the historical attributes of Asian filmmaking through retrospectives organised in collaboration with Asian film archives and government agencies.
- To create a mutually beneficial exchange between Asian and European filmmaking companies.
Festival sections:
Competition, Retrospective, Out of Competition
The Festival Awards are:
AUDIENCE AWARD (Golden Mulberry, Silver Mulberry, Crystal Mulberry)
WHITE MULBERRY AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT/SECOND FILM
BLACK DRAGON AWARD, critic’s choice award (Black Mulberry)
MY MOVIES AWARD (web award: voted by mymovies.it users)
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (Golden Mulberry).
Retrospective sections:
Every year, Far East Film focuses on a different historical aspect of East Asian film production, by presenting a retrospective programme planned and arranged by one or more experts in the corresponding field. To celebrate these annual retrospectives, C.E.C. publishes a monographic book that aims to make up for the lack of information available in Europe and Italy on the rich history of Far Eastern film production.
Out of Competition:
Movies considered of extreme value and importance by the Board of Directors, but that do not meet the official Festival requirements of time, duration or release date, will be included in the Festival’s Out of Competition section
Ties That Bind:
Ties That Bind is the leading training programme for European-Asian co-production. It is targeted at European & Asian producers, 10 of which will be selected with a feature film in development for the workshop. The 15 participants will attend 2 workshops
Focus Asia:
Focus Asia represents FEFF’s Industry/Market section, the venue for cultural exchange between Europe and Asia where future genre film projects are developed.
EFF Campus:
The FEFF Campus is an educational project, dedicated to young Asian and European journalists, organised as part of the Far East Film Festival.