The Asia Pacific Screen Forum is an influential network where strategic and creative decisions are made, projects are championed, deals are done, and collaborations are born.

The Australian industry is encouraged to meet and connect with this year’s nominees and APSA International Jury and panel members at the Asia Pacific Screen Forum.

Events include a wide selection of focussed discussions on the filmmaking process, social networking opportunities to expand your connections.

The Asia Pacific Screen Forum is delighted with key partners to present the following special events within the program;

  • The Directors Chair with Adilkhan Yerzhanov | 18 November
  • Asia Pacific Screen Forum Brunch: Cultural Diversity and Freedom of Expression in the Asia Pacific | 20 November

    • EFA Deputy Chairman Mikey Downey (United Kingdom), winner of 2017 Cultural Diversity Award for Dede
    • Director Garin Nugroho (Indonesia), winner of the 2018 Cultural Diversity Award for Memories of my Body
    • Director Luibov Borisova (Russian Federation), nominee of 2019 Cultural Diversity Award for The Sun Above Me Never Sets  

  • Creative Collaborations: Australia and Republic of Korea in Focus | 20 November

    • Producer Catherine Fitzgerald (New Zealand) whose current project Love Song is the first Korean and New Zealand co-production
    • Co-founder of Chicago-based Mass Ornament Films Zoe Sua Cho (USA), and producer of House of Hummingbird (Republic of Korea / USA), nominated this year for Best Performance by an Actress
    • APSA Patron Kim Dong-ho (Republic of Korea), founder and Chairman of the Busan International Film Festival
    • Michele McDonald (Australia), Senior Manager of the Producer Offset and Co-production Unit at Screen Australia
  • APSA Reel Connections: Networking Event | 20 November 
  • Meet the Programmers | 21 November

    • Paolo Bertolin (Italy), Venice International Film Festival & Cannes Critic Week)
    • Lydia Ogwang (Canada), Toronto International Film Festival
    • Amanda Duthie (Australia), Experienced festival director and film and television commissioning producer

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