Awarded to the most outstanding film in International Competition
Awarded to an exceptional film in International Competition
Awarded to a film in International Competition that received special acknowledgement from the jury
Awarded to a film in International Competition chosen by the festival audiences
Awarded to the most outstanding film in Korean Competition
Awarded to an exceptional film in Korean Competition
Awarded to a film in Korean Competition that received special acknowledgement from the jury
Awarded to a film in Korean Competition chosen by the festival audiences
Awarded to an actor/actress in a film in Korean Competition whose acting was the most outstanding
Awarded by NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asia Pacific Cinema) to the best Asian film in Competition sections.
(Sponsored by Jung-gu Busan Metropolitan City)
Awarded to the most outstanding film in Operation Kino
Awarded to an exceptional film in Operation Kino
Awarded to a film in Operation Kino chosen by the directors who attend the festival
Jay Rosenblatt is an internationally recognized artist and an Academy Award® nominated filmmaker who has completed over thirty films. His work explores our emotional and psychological cores. They are personal in their content yet universal in their appeal. Jay’s films have received over 100 awards and have screened throughout the world. A selection of his films had theatrical runs at the Film Forum in New York and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He is currently the Program Director of the Jewish Film Institute.
tooth is an artworker and anarchist, living in California. They are involved in the process termed arc. arc operates as a collective entity which seeks to work outside of a framework that privileges the solitary authorship of objects as a point of artistic creation and finitude, looking instead to a process of intersubjective communal encounter as a locus from which the work generates. As conductive vessels, a configuration of material elements is used to initiate this process, including (but not limited to): photochemical film, performance, sound & light installation, written language, & time-based sculpture. arc work has been presented around the world, including: The Lab, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, International Film Festival Rotterdam, among others.
Erick Oh is a Korean filmmaker/artist based in California, USA. His films have been introduced and awarded at numerous film festivals including Academy Awards, Annie Awards, Annecy Animation Festival, Animafest Zagreb, and more. With his background in fine art in Seoul National University, Korea and film at UCLA, USA, Erick became an animator at Pixar Animation Studios from 2010 to 2016. Then Erick joined Tonko House with his fellow former Pixar artists and directed PIG: The Dam Keeper Poems (2017) which won the Crystal Award at Annecy Animation Festival 2018. Erick is currently working on a variety of projects with his partners in film/animation, VR/AR industry and also contemporary art scene in US and South Korea.