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The 2009 APSA Academy NETPAC Development Prize winner is:
BAEK SEUNG-BIN (director and screenwriter)
for Jang-rye-sik-ui (Members of the Funeral)

“An unconventional film-structure.”
“Intelligently woven screenplay.”
“Visual imagery which is full of originality.”
“Masterful direction which attracts viewers from the beginning until the end of the film.”
– Nan Achnas, Jury citation

The 2009 APSA Academy NETPAC Jury comprised APSA International Nominations Council NETPAC members: Professor Xie Fei (People’s Republic of China), Yuka Sakano (Japan) and Mohammad Atebbai (Islamic Republic of Iran).