Fantastic Film School

Film School

Fantastic Film School (FFS) is a professional training program for genre film professionals at Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF) presented by Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan).

In 2008 for its first edition, expert action choreographers from Korea, Japan, Thailand and Hong Kong offered know-how’s from their own respective backgrounds, while the second year presented an in-depth, ‘sci-fi story workshop’ by one of the best American sci-fi fiction writer Ted Chiang. In 2010, ‘Swiss Design in Hollywood,’ an exhibition and master class program organized by renowned film historian Patrick J. Gyger and featuring in-depth class on Hero Painting Process used in movies and game production by an acclaimed art director and conceptual artist Christian L. Scheurer thrilled the participants with their wizardry and style. Moreover, ‘Asian Producers' Lab’ in 2011 focused on new media, transmedia, micro-budget filmmaking and alternative distribution.

Entitled with Asian Filmmakers Lab since 2012, Fantastic Film School has provided filmmaking know-how from renowned experts of the international film industry; FFS focuses on the core process of filmmaking reflecting the rapid change in current genre filmmaking trends.

2016 Program Dates

Date 21 - 28 July 2016

Fantastic Film Festival international partners 2015:

Create HK (Hong Kong)
Korean Academy of Film Arts (Korea),
Maxima Entertainment (Taiwan)
Media Development Authority (Singapore)
Taipei National University of Arts (Taiwan)