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APSA ACADEMY CHILDREN’S FILM FUND PROJECT COMPETES AT BERLINALE’S GENERATION KPLUS

APSA Academy Children’s Film Fund project competes at Berlinale’s Generation Kplus

One of the first projects supported by the APSA Academy Children’s Film Fund, River, is in the running for the the Generation Kplus section of the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival. The film is written and directed by APSA Academy member Songtaijia, who was nominated for Achievement in Cinematography in 2011 for Khyi Rgan (Old Dog). […]

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DATE CLAIMER: THE 9TH ANNUAL ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS

Save the date! The APSAs will be back in Brisbane City Hall on Thursday, November 26, 2015.

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 8TH ANNUAL ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS

David Gulpilil makes a powerful speech at the 8th APSAs upon receiving the Special Mention award for Best Performance by an Actor in recognition of his work in Charlie’s Country, for which he won the Un Certain Regard for Best Actor at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and the AACTA last night.   More than 1000 key industry […]

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Asia Pacific Screen Awards attract international acclaim

The star-studded 8th Annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) held in Brisbane’s City Hall last night attracted international attention. Highly regarded US entertainment bible Variety gave the city and the awards a glowing report card. “The move has cemented the show in Brisbane, which sees itself as a cultural centre and Australia’s gateway to Asia, […]

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Over 250 films compete in the 2014 Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Official competition for the eighth Asia Pacific Screen Awards has now closed with over 250 feature films from 42 Asia Pacific countries and areas in contention for the region’s highest accolade in film. “Nominees will be revealed on 28 October with the winners then announced at the glittering APSA ceremony on 11 December at Brisbane’s […]

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APSA Vessel returns home to Japan

2011 special presentation to Noritaka Kawaguchi by APSA Patron Kim Dong ho. Guest Blog by Noritaka Kawaguchi First of all, we thank you for all of your support following the big disaster in Japan on 3.11. We received an APSA vessel in 2007 when 5 Centimeters Per Second won the Best Animated Feature Film award, […]

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KOFFIA's Raelene Loong and Kieran Tully, Producer Kim JuKyung and Cine 21’s Lee Hwa-jung at the 2010 APSAs

Guest blog: Korean Film Festival in Australia

The 2nd Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) is on in Sydney this coming August 24 – 29, and will even be rolling into Melbourne for the first time this year in September. Showcasing a range of classic and contemporary Korean films, industry forums and cultural events, the exciting line-up of films for KOFFIA will […]

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Spotlight on Films for Children of Asia Pacific

Last month, APSA Chairman Des Power was honoured to serve on the Jury for the 11th China International Children’s Film Festival in the city of Jiangyin. More than 60 movies from 22 countries and regions screened in the festival. At the five-day event, 10 awards were given to films and performers from Russia, Germany, Argentina, […]

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IRAN IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL

Asghar Farhadi’s Golden Bear winner Nader and Simin: a Separation will premiere in France today closely followed by its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Film Festival which opens this evening. The film is the first completed project of the four inaugural recipients of a new development funding stream initiated last year by the Asia Pacific […]

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