TAIPEI, 28 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – The American Film Market (AFM), one of the key events for film acquisition, development and networking in North America, has moved its 2021 edition entirely online from November, 1st to November 5.
Taiwan’s creative content agency will participate in AFM with an online Taiwan pavilion with support from the Ministry of Culture and the Audiovisual and Music Industry Development Bureau (BAMID). The Taiwan Pavilion will showcase 57 films from 32 film exhibitors, showcasing the best of Taiwanese cinema to the world.
“There is an increase in the popularity of Asian TV series around the world, showing that stories based on local culture have a unique advantage in the international market, âsays Izero LEE, CEO of TAICCA. “For the fiercely competitive North American market, TAICCA not only presents the best of Taiwanese cinema at AFM, but also assists Los Angeles Taipei Economic and Cultural Bureau chapter for the 3rd Biennial Taiwan Film Festival, hoping to recommend more Taiwanese works to American audiences.
This year’s program‘s AFM at the Taiwan Pavilion includes american girl which was shortlisted by the 2021 section of the Tokyo International Film Festival for the Asian Future. The list also includes selected films from Busan International Film Festival for the Window on Asian Cinema section: SILVER BOYS, Growing echo, and Days before the millennium. As good as Taste of wild tomato, Crossing‘send, RAIN in 2020 and Good day for the Wide Angle section. The only Taiwanese film selected at BIFF‘s Asian Project Market and winner of the NUTRILITE Prize, Criminal lives, will also meet its potential funders at the AFM.
Throughout the event, TAICCA will also present resources available for filming in Taiwan and various co-financing programs, such as from Taiwan International Co-Funding Program (TICP). which aims to increase the presence in the international market of original Taiwanese creative content, such as feature films, documentaries, television series and animation.
To further enhance Taiwan‘content industry in the world, TAICCA organized the second edition of Taiwan Creative Content Fest (TCCF), an annual international market and exhibition of November 10 to 14 which celebrates Taiwanese content focused on technology and creativity. For more information, please visit https://tccf.taicca.tw/en/.
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The Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA), established in June 2019 and supervised by the Ministry of Culture, is a professional intermediary body working for the development of from Taiwan content industries including film and television, publishing, pop music, ACG, and more.
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