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Busan Asian Film School (Busan AFiS)

New international film school to be established in Busan, Korea.




September 30, 2016


“Very New Film School in Asia, Specializing in the International Film Business”
  • Busan AFiS aims to foster film professionals in Asia who will be specialized in international film business embracing film producing, investment, marketing, distribution as well as international co-production.
“New Film School for Young Asian Film Talents”
  • Busan AFiS aims to support young Asian film talents by inviting them to filmmaking workshops such as “Asian Film Academy(AFA)” co-hosted by Busan International Film Festival, Dongseo University and Busan Film Commission and “ASEAN-ROK Film Leaders Incubator: FLY” sponsored by ASEAN-ROK Cooperation Fund.
“New Film School for Busan Citizens”
  • Busan AFiS also aims to offer film culture programs to Busan citizens in order for them to become familiarized with cinema.

Education Programs





International Film

Business Academy

- Film business intensive course focused on international film business including: film     production, marketing and distribution

- Fostering film professionals specialized in international co-production

- lectures on film policies and film-related laws, business management, media storytelling etc.

-Feature film project development workshop and pitching event during BIFF period (with invited major film production & distribution companies)

- Education in English

Asian Filmmakers with experience in feature length filmmaking or movie-related business

March - October

(6 month course with 2 semesters)

Asian Film Academy


- Annual Educational program on filmmaking for 18 days, including Busan International Film Festival period, established in 2005

- Short filmmaking workshop for 24 young Asian talents

- Hosted by Busan International Film Festival, Dongseo University and Busan Film Commission

- Education in English

Asian Filmmakers

(age 18 or older)

September – October

ASEAN-ROK Film Leaders Incubator: FLY

- Annual short filmmaking workshop for 22 young filmmakers from 10 ASEAN countries and Korea

- Education in English

Filmmakers from 10 ASEAN countries and Korea

(age 16-25)

October – November

Film Workshop for Asian Children and Teenagers

- 3 day film workshop for Asian children and teenagers (including Koreans)

- Co-hosted by Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival

- Education in English

Asian children & teenagers

(age 11-18)

July - August


Visual imaging technology workshops on directing, cinematography, editing etc.

- Lectures on film theory, screen writing, film production etc.

- Education in Korean

Busan citizens

July – August ,

December – February



Three-story 1,791 ㎡ with 1 BF
  • Studio, editing rooms, sound mixing room, recording room, lecture rooms, cafeteria, library, dormitory etc.


55 Suyeong-ro 521beon-gil, Suyeong-gu, Busan, Korea