Awarded to the most outstanding film in International Competition
Awarded to an exceptional film in International Competition
Awarded to a film in International Competition that received special acknowledgement from the jury
Awarded to a film in International Competition chosen by the festival audiences
Awarded to the most outstanding film in Korean Competition
Awarded to an exceptional film in Korean Competition
Awarded to a film in Korean Competition that received special acknowledgement from the jury
Awarded to a film in Korean Competition chosen by the festival audiences
Awarded to an actor/actress in a film in Korean Competition whose acting was the most outstanding
Awarded by NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asia Pacific Cinema) to the best Asian film in Competition sections.
(Sponsored by Jung-gu Busan Metropolitan City)
Awarded to the most outstanding film in Operation Kino
Awarded to an exceptional film in Operation Kino
Awarded to a film in Operation Kino chosen by the directors who attend the festival
Šarūnas Bartas is a Lithuanian film director. He graduated from VGIK film school in Moscow. He worked as an art director for Banga Film Studio, and created Studija Kinema in 1989, Lithuania’s first independent film studio. He is one of the most prominent Lithuanian film directors internationally from the late 20th century. He was invited to the Cannes’ Director’s Fortnight; the Berlinale Forum; the Locarno International Film Festival. His film In the Dusk (2020) was part of the official selection of the 2020 Festival de Cannes.
Nicole Santé, lives in Amsterdam, is a film journalist and a copywriter; She is an editor for De Filmkrant. She skilled in writing, editing, journalism, film, and documentaries. She works for magazine Business Doc Europe. She served as jury member in many film festivals such as Istanbul Film Festival, Stockholm International Film Festival and International Film Festival of Asian-Pacific Countries in Vladivostok.
Adam Selo is an Italian director and producer, born in Naples in 1979. He founded Elenfant Film in 2004. As a director, he has won many awards, both for the shorts Ramiro (2007) and Playing Maruata (2010) from 2007 to 2010. He directed various shorts and documentary films: Sayonara Nippon (2009); Sexy Shopping (2014); Centro Barca Okkupato (2016). Since 2016, he has been the manager of the production company Sayonara Film. His last short film 19'35'' (2017), is part of the web series 13/11 (2017) and has been acquired by France TV.