Friday, June 17, 2011

Call for YKFA Short Film Entries

Young Korean Filmmakers in Australia Competition


This year, the Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) is back on the agenda and is even expanding its reach to Melbourne thanks to the Korean Cultural Office. We will celebrate the Australia-Korea Year of Friendship 2011 with the best in Korean cinema and are after the best short films from Korean Australian’s and promising young Directors to complement this. 

2010 YKFA Award winners

KOFFIA will take place at Dendy Opera Quays Cinema in Sydney from August 24 to 29, before heading down to The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square, Melbourne from September 10 to 13, 2011. We hope to see you at the festival watching your own little masterpiece on the big screen! 

Entry details are below, find out how you can win! 

Who / When / What / Where / How 

1. To participate in the competition for the screening and prizes of Young Korean Filmmakers In Australia (YKFA), an applicant must complete, and submit the application form to the Korean Cultural Office before 6pm, July 31st, 2011. We will notify you about your application status via email and through the KOFFIA Website on August 7th, 2011. You can download the 2011 application form here

2. Successful applicants will be asked to send a screening copy of a short film in 35mm, Digital Betacam Pal, DV or DVD. The applicants will either be asked to attend the YKFA session in Sydney between August 24-29 to present their film, or to make a short (less than 2 min.) video introduction of themselves or of the film entered for the competition. This video will be shown at the screening. 

3. Prize details are to be confirmed. The Metro Screen YKFA 1st Prize will return again in 2011 as Metro Screen continues its support for young filmmakers in Australia. Keep a lookout for announcements about prize details on our website.

YKFA Education Partners


Sunday, June 5, 2011

Your Chance to Support KOFFIA 2011!

As preparations start to ramp up for KOFFIA 2011 we are now accepting offers of support and sponsorship for the festival. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity as KOFFIA expands to 2 cities, triples in screenings and is at the forefront of cultural exchange in the Australia-Korea Year of Friendship 2011. 

You can download our KOFFIA 2011 Sponsorship Package which outlines the success of last years event, details about this years festival, and the benefits of being involved with KOFFIA. We are open to all forms of support and ideas, so please get in touch with us.

Expressions of interest must be completed by July 13th so get to it. If you have any questions please email us today!

Kieran Tully
Marketing Director, KOFFIA | 02 8267 3477