The 2nd Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival Results Fact Sheet
Official Sections : Puchon Choice (Competition, 8 films, 4 categories)
* Winners *
Best of Puchon : Samurai Fiction (1998, Japan, Hiroyuki Nakano)
Jurys Choice : The Arcane Enchanter (1996, Italy, Pupi Avati)
Citizens Choice : The Unfish (1996, Austria, Robert Dornhelm)
Netizens Choice : Alexander (1998, Korea/Japan, Kanemori Yoshinori)
World Fantastic Cinema
Fantastic feature films - never before screened in Korea - from
the four corners of the world.
Fantastic Short Films
Short films from young and promising directors whose films
embody the spirit of fantastic cinema - originality, personal
vision, and unmeasured talent.
Korean Fantastic Cinema
Three debut films from directors who are now at the forefront
of Korean Cinema.
A look at Korean fantastic films of the past.
Korean Cinema Retrospective
Re-discovering "Teen flicks" of the '70s and '80s.
Puchon Choice Jury : PiFan98 welcomed 5 world-reknowned filmmakers to join
us as members
of the Puchon Choice Jury.
The jury list is as follows :
John Berry (U.S.A., Director, Chairman of the Jury)
Nobuhiko Obayashi (Japan, Director)
Clara Law (Hong Kong/Australia, Director)
Manuel Gomez (Belgium, Director)
Sung-Ki Ahn (Korea, Actor)
International Guests : Over 60 guests from 14 countries came to PiFan97 to
join us in our
celebration of Fantasy, Romance and Adventure.
(in alphabetical order)
Hirohide ABE, Yasushi AKUTAGAWA, Antonio AVATI, Chris BERRY,
Freddy BOZZO, Alejandro BRODERSOHN, Hector CARRE, Nacho
CERDA, Dale CORLETT, Kate DAIN, Robert DORNHELM, Eddie L.C.
FONG, Manuel GOMEZ, Alex GORINA, Rob GREEN, Kirsty HAMILTON,
Masato HARADA, Seiji ITAKI, Tomomi KATSUKA, Akiko KAWASE,
Takenaka KUMIKO, Mijeong LEE, Asako MAEDA, Penelope MALFILATRE,
Maruyama MASAO, Hisao MASUDA, KiKi MIYAKE, Genji NAKAMURA,
Hiroyuki NAKANO, Yukiko OKAMOTO, F.J. OSSANG, Pederico OSTROESKY,
Kiyomi OYANAGI, Rin Taro, Pierre RISSIENT, Jean-Michel ROUX, Niklas
ROY, Yoshitaka SAKAMOTO, Hitomi SATO, Yasue SATO, Mika SEPPALA,
Jaana SILTALA, Masakatsu SUZUKI, Hiroyuki YAMAGA,
Akira YAMASHITA, Yoshinori KANEMORI ....
The Facts : An audience of 80,000
380 Press articles published in Korea
Covered by 26 programs on public T.V. stations, 23 programs on
cable T.V. stations and 18 programs on Radio stations nationwide
Official Catalogues, Guide Books :95,000 copies total
Festival Dailies : 10,000 copies/day (6 days)
What is PiFan99?
Official Name : The 3rd Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival(PiFan99)
Organized by : The Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan)
Supported by : The City of Puchon, The Kyonggi Province, The Motion Pictures
Corporation of Korea, The Korean Film Archive
Brief Introduction : The city of Puchon will open the third Puchon International
Film Festival on July 16th of 1999 and carry on the festivities until July 24th. PiFan
only international fantastic film festival in Korea. PiFan is an overall non-competitive
festival focusing on the main themes of Fantasy, Romance and Adventure
The City of Puchon : The city of Puchon is the nearest city to Seoul (30 minutes
subway and car) and is only 15 minute drive from Kimpo International Airport,
making it the gateway to the world. It is also connected to the rest of Korea by 5
express ways and has a perfect network of subway lines running through it.
Population : 800,000
Area : 53.45 Sq. Km.
Staff : Mr. Kyu-Myung KIM - Festival Chairman
Mr. Hong-Joon KIM - Director of FestivalProgramming
Mr. Moo-Sang LEE - Director General
Ms. Cassandra YOO - Programmer
Mr. Chosin ZEONG - Programmer
Contact Information : The Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival HQ Office
2Fl, Boksagol Cultural Center, 394-2 Sang-1-dong,
Wonmi-Gu, Puchon, Kyonggi-Do,
Tel : 82-32-3456-313~4
Fax : 82-32-3456-315