The third edition of FOCUS ASIA, the All Genres Project Market dedicated to “the films of tomorrow” with a strong co-production and co-financing potential in Europe or in Asia, will be held from April 30 to May 2 2019 inside the 21st edition of the Far East Film Festival.
It will bring over 200 professionals from all over the world to Udine with the aim of creating new connections between Asia and Europe.
The partnerships with the representatives of the leading genre film festivals are already confirmed for this third edition of FOCUS ASIA: Thomas Nam from BIFAN (Bucheon, South Korea), Sten-Kristian Saluveer from the Black Nights Film Festival – Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event (Tallinn, Estonia), Mike Hostench from Sitges International FFF of Catalonia (Sitges, Spain) and Valeria Richter from the Nordic Genre Boost (Oslo, Norway) will be directly involved in the project selection.
From April 29 to May 3, mid-FEFF, the Italian session of the 11th edition of the Ties That Bind (TTB) will also be held.
TTB is the co-production workshop dedicated to Asian and European producers organized by theFondo Audiovisivo FVG, EAVE, Udine Far East Film Festival and the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA), with the support of Creative Europe – the European Union MEDIA sub-program, the Silver Media Group and Aurora Media Holdings.