’The Mimicry’, 'Abang Adik’ Winners in First Cinema at Ocean Festival

Okinawan festival gifts

Taiwanese feature „Mimicry” Selected as Best Film in the first edition Cinema at Sea – Okinawa Pan-Pacific International Film Festival. The festival was held in Okinawa, Japan from November 23 to 29.

Fantasy-drama film directed by Chung Yu Lin based on a short story by Gao Yi-feng. „The film uses a magical and realistic style, vividly portrays the story of the apartment by using anthropological techniques that reflect the protagonist’s observations,” said the jury headed by Iran’s Amir Naderi.

The biggest winner of the festival „Brother and Sister,” The film is directed by Malaysia’s Jin Ong, winner of three prizes. It won the Audience Award, Jury Award and Best Lead Actor Award, which went to actor Wu Kang-ran. (Wu won the same prize at the Golden Horse Film Awards last weekend.)

„American Documentary”One with the whale,” directed by Jim Wickens and Pete Selkowski, also won a jury award. It offers a heart-wrenching yet gripping tale of a family trying to reconstruct their identities while moving between ancient and modern worlds.

Japanese Documentary „Numage Public Swimming Pool, directed by Ota Shingo and produced by Takenaka Kyoko („Hydroblast”) and Maxime Lauret („Hydroblast”), won the opening pitching award for a feature film in the project phase. It received a cash prize of JPY100,000 ($6,750). The documentary chronicles the imminent closure of the Numage Public Pool, which will be removed after its final summer season in August 2023 to make way for new condominiums.

Japanese star Shogen („Jensen Punch,” „Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist”) hails from the island and is a festival ambassador.

Violation of disability

bus stop images, One who specializes in inclusive filmmaking and advocacy for the employment of people with disabilities in the film industry Summit To explore the employment of people with disabilities in the production of film, television and commercials. It will be held over two days next year in November 2024 at the Bondi Pavilion. Bondi Beach, Sydney.

Statements like Screen Australia’Watching Us 2′ highlights the lack of representation of people with disabilities in the film industry, and the Shift 20 campaign and the UN. Initiatives such as the Women’s Stereotype Coalition’s activities reflect the drive to see more employment and employment. Deficiencies in advertising,” the organization said.

This summit will provide a strong platform to explore the issues and celebrate and elevate the impact of disability employment in our exciting sector,” said Bus Stop’s CEO. Tracey Corbin-Matchett.

Taiwan Treaty

Korean VFX and production company Dexter Studios has signed an agreement with Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) to expand its global infrastructure and strengthen its overseas business capabilities. Both parties will collaborate on joint investment and video content production, promoting global expansion strategies.

„We will be looking for ways to develop video technology research and support programs by partnering with Dexter Studios, which has worked on global OTT and Academy Award-winning films,” he said. Se Ga-Jun, President of TAICCA. „We will actively use the Cultural Content Investment Program of the Taiwan National Development Fund and move forward with practical win-win project cooperation.”

” Taiwan is a region with active exchanges with Asian content industry powerhouses such as Korea, Japan and China, and has great potential for market growth. We are producing domestic content in many fields such as broadcasting, advertising, games and books, and are very interested in Korean IP,” said Dexter Studios co-CEOs. Kim Wook And Kang Jong-Ik. „In the future, we plan to establish cooperative relationships with local VFX-related companies in Taiwan through TAICCA and discuss the possibility of developing professional talents, participating in joint projects, and planning and producing other contents.”

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