SECOND MEETING OF ASIAN FILM ALLIANCE
NETWORK WAS HELD SUCCESSFULLY
Mongolian National Film Council attended the second meeting of Asian Film Alliance Network (AFAN) on October 9 which is the sixth day of 28th Busan International Film Festival. The Asian Film Alliance Network was launched with collaboration of Mongolia during 76th Cannes International Film Festival. The network had its first meeting at the Cannes market. During which the Network discussed issues including cultural dissemination of cinema of Asia, economic circulation, and market expansion, concurring:
- To exchange experiences between countries with the aim of capacity development of human resources, develop and train of film specialists, education and cultural workshops,
- To create an information database of Asian film agencies, collaboration in information and technological exchanges,
- Intend to spearhead initiatives that will aim to foster co-productions, screenings, as well as co-financing,
- To cooperate with respect for heritage and culture of the countries, extending collaboration in the direction of mutual cooperation.
During the second meeting of the Network, collaborative plan of next three years was under discussion, each country proposed one representative for 29th Busan International Film Festival 2024 to launch joint film project spearhead. Indonesia was elected as the Secretariat-General of the Network, and Lorna Tee, a curator of ‘My Lab’ became the secretary. Members of the AFAN comprise seven countries including South Korea, Mongolia, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore.