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GIFF Short Film Fund

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With the aim of contributing to the development of local film ecosystem and vitalizing film production, GIFF offers a production support program. This year again, GIFF will provide support for three short films. Selected films will get production grants and screening opportunities at the 3rd GIFF. The films selected last year – One Snowy Day in Spring, Rats in the House, Exclamation mark and Question mark, Meanwhile– will be screened this year. We hope that GIFF’s production support program will help more films come into the world so that audiences will have a chance to meet more diverse and refreshing works.

Grants

10 million KRW for three short films

※ The number of selectees and the grant size can change depending on juries’ final decision.

Juries
CHOI Nagyong (The head of the Korean Arthouse Cinema Association)

Working with Arthouse MoMo and serving as the head of the Korean Arthouse Cinema Association. The Association earned the Achievement Award at the 7th Deulggot Film Award and distributed documentary films for theaters including Coming to You, Minu (2020).

YU Eunjeong (Director)

Studied arts at Hongik University and direction at Korean Academy of Film Arts. Her short film Lights in the Dust (2012) was praised for its detailed depiction of the anxiety of those who come to the capital city of Seoul in their 20s and won the Grand Prize at the Seoul International Women’s Film Festival. Her first feature film Ghost Walk (2018) was highly praised as a “Ghost movie tugging at the heartstrings” and won the Audience Award at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival.

LEE Wan-min (Director)

Born in 1981. Lee Wan-min studied law at Korea University and received master’s degree in cinema from University of Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3. She directed and wrote feature film Jamsil (2016).