Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Eternity, Departure Day receive Asian Cinema Funds

The Pusan Film Festival’s Asian Cinema Fund has announced that two Thai projects are among the 27 feature films and documentaries it is supporting this year.

The fund gives support in three categories: script development, post production and documentaries.

Departure Day, a feature by Phuttiphong Aroonpheng, received script-development funds. According to Variety, it's an $8,300 award, new this year, for Asian Film Academy graduates.

Eternity (Tee-Rak), the feature debut by Sivaroj Kongsakul, gets post-production funds. Eternity, produced by Pop Pictures, was previously shown in the Paris Project screenings. It has also been named among the recipients of Strong Thailand funds from the Culture Ministry.

Film Business Asia has a complete list of the recipients.

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