The Kovid-related travel ban has made Busan’s film market more Korean. But, being virtual, it doesn’t have to be this way.
Compared to 2020, about 22 sales companies in Europe will participate in the Asian content and film market starting from Monday. They are helped annually by Europe! Umbrella for European world sales and by film sales support.
Looking at the participation of online umbrella stands: Levelke and the Trustnordisk form Denmark; Media Move and New Europe Film Sales from Poland; Film Boutique, The Match Factory, Picture Tree International, M-Appeal, Sola Media and Pluto Films from Germany; Minerva Pictures, Intramovi, Fandango Film Sales, True Colors and TVCO from Italy; Latido and Filmmax and newcomers resume selling movies, moonrise pictures, feelings and emotions; From Spain; And Heritage from Greece.
Film boutique representative Ildico Enidor is included in the Hungarian Cannes competition “The Story of My Wife”. Norway’s Peter Nasser, representing Trasnordisk, “has nothing to laugh about”; “Paradise Above” by Shraddha Dragojevic of the Locarno-Prize-winning Pluto film; And the recent Venice title “The Blind Man Who Didn’t See the Titanic”.
Six companies have applied for film sales support to digitally promote 11 European films. This promotional incentive allows the company to provide the highest visibility of the film in Asia. Alpha Violet uses it to promote Daniel Denisk’s “Miss Osaka”. Level K will benefit from the FSS for Raul Cerezo, Fernando Gonzalez Gomez’s “The Passenger” and the Copodax Office will use it for Michelangelo Frame Martino’s Italian film “Il Buko” which was selected in the World Cinema category at the Busan International Film Festival.
Activities When ACFM began its campaign in October by promoting European films and hosting the Unifrance European Showcase, twenty vendors from Europe presented online.
All activities are supported by Creative Europe – European Union Media Program