Republic of Korea - Guest country of Honor
Established in 1973, the Korean Film Council -KOFIC- is a special organization, entrusted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea, aiming to support and promote Korean lms. KOFIC is composed of nine commissioners, including one full-time chairman and 8 committee members, appointed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in order to discuss and decide main policies related to Korean films.
Supporting international co-Productions
KOFIC supports co-production projects during their development stage through the Co-Production Development Support program. Selected projects (by region) are offered support in the form of script doctoring and mentoring for their development. The program was designed as a one-stop process from script development
to consultation and business matching in order to and co-production partners and financiers. KOFIC also recently began the Co-Production Incentive in 2012 for co-produced films between Korea and other nations. In addition, KOFIC opened the Film Business Center in Beijing, China to provide a location for Korean producers to develop their co- production projects with China.
Heartbeat - P: Kim Sang O.
Insano - D: Lee Cheol-ha, P: Kim Yo-hwan
Capirucho - P: Hyunwoo Thomas Kim
The Primate Citizen - D: Sinae Ha, P: Wooyoung Choi