Nordic Film & TV Fund looks towards Asian Genre Market

The Nordisk Film & TV Fond has partnered with the Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, to strengthen Nordic and Asian genre film exchanges.

The Far East Film Festival is the largest film festival in Europe that is for popular Asian cinema. During the festivities, around seventy films from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam are screened.

There is an industry event attached to the festival, titled Focus Asia. This year it will have its first Genre Project Market, which includes one-to-one meeting,s panel discussions and case studies on development strategies.

The Nordisk Film & TV Fund’s Nordic Genre Boost will take part in the process, alongside other key collaborators including the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (South Korea), Black Nights Film Festival – Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event (Estonia), and Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (Spain).

Learn more at the Nordic Film & TV Fund. 


Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.