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73 The 8th Jeonju Project Market Announcing the Winners of 11 Awards 2016/05/04 1392

▲ The 8th JPM Awards Ceremony (The 17th Jeonju IFF)

The 8th Jeonju Project Market Announcing the Winners of 11 Awards
- Awardee has been chosen for each section: ‘Feature Film Pitching’, ‘Documentary Pitching’ and ‘Rising Cinema Showcase’
- Funding and distribution support will be offered

The 8th Jeonju Project Market has held Award Ceremony at 2pm, May 3(Tue) at Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema. They announced awardees of ‘Feature Film Pitching’, ‘Documentary Pitching’ and ‘Rising Cinema Showcase’. Jeonju International Film Awards ceremony supports excellent projects which has the possibility of production and distribution. KIM Seung-soo, chairman organizing committee of Jeonju International Film Festival with many other officials attended the ceremony to congratulate and encourage the winners.

Grand prize of ‘Feature Film Pitching’ has been given to KIM Yanghee’s The Poet’s Love with 10,000,000 KRW of post-production support. Juries (KWON Youngrak, CHO Young-gak, LIM Sunghoon, BU Jiyoung and KIM Jiyeon) have said, “(KIM Yanghee) cleverishly drew the process of a poet awakening to new love”. The Poet’s Love received Audience Award as well.

TV5MONDE went to SHIN Aga’s THE Snob, with 5,000,00KRW of post-production support. KIM Youngnam’s A Duck’s Grin, which is co-producing project of Korea and France, has received Excellence Award with support for digital color compensation and sound mastering.

For ‘Documentary Pitching’, KIM Hee-chul’s The Painter’s view has received Grand Prize. The juries (KIM Jin Yeul, PARK Bong nam and AN Si-hwan) has commented, “It takes a view of LEE Jung seob’s life different perspectives: individual, social and artistic”. TV5MONDE and Audience Award went to CHO Eunsung’s The birth of espionage with 5,000,000KRW of post-production support and digital cinema packaging. KWON Woojung’s My Daughter’s Tiptoeing has received Excellence Award with color compensation and sound mastering support.

LIM Jungha’s Le Tour, the memories of a forgotten dream received Distribution grants with screening opportunity at Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema. KB Kookmin Card Prize went to LEE Sohyun’s Dear Grandma with 5,000,000 KRW. This also received Audience Award with merchandise support.

‘Jeonju Project Market (JPM)’ aims to discover and support feature films with new ideas and documentary projects for theatrical release and become a project market that can provide practical assistance for movie production and furthermore explore possibilities for the domestic release of outstanding Korean films and help them venture into the international market. Lasting to Wednesday, May 4, the 8th JPM holds the largest scale ever, as over 400 associates from 160 investments, production, and distribution companies applied this year.