Asian Contents & Film Market Unveils Plans
for 2021 Edition
<Now Open for Online Registration!>
The Asian Contents & Film Market (ACFM) 2021, which marks its 16th edition, is keeping its online format for the domestic and international industry professionals unable to travel due to COVID-19 restrictions, while also holding partial onsite business meetings for domestic participants who are able to attend the Asian Project Market and the E-IP Market physically.

Institutions and Sales agencies can promote their content during ACFM through online booths and online screenings, and buyers and participants can access market screening and the BIFF official selection screening online. Additionally, the ACFM will host online conferences, which aim to explore the changing landscape of the film industry post-pandemic and highlight the voices of different K-Content industry leaders who have been adapting to its circumstances.

ACFM 2021 intends to vitalize the film and content industry through its online market while simultaneously providing an opportunity for effective B2B networking.

Scheduled to be held from 11 - 14 October, the Asian Contents & Film Market 2021 is now open for registration. Please refer to the information below and the official website ( for further details regarding market registration and attendance.

Key Dates
Market Badge Online Booth Market Screening Advertisement
Online Early Registration:
23 August - 30 September
23 August - 28 September 23 August - 28 September 23 August - 28 September
General Registration:
1 - 14 October
Market Badge
Online Date Price (Tax Exempt)
Market Badge Early Registration 23 August - 30 September $50
General Registration 1 - 14 October $100
Online Booth Registration Period: 23 August - 28 September
Type Price Package Offerings
Market Badge Market Screening
Package A $300 3 5 contents
Package B $500 5 10 contents
Market Screening Registration Period: 23 August - 28 September
Price Offerings Duration
$100 5 contents Max. 2hrs
Online Advertisement Available!
The online site where over 1,000 industry professionals from 40 countries visit to attend the Asian Contents & Film Market 2021 provides an opportunity for enhancing brand awareness amongst film and entertainment business professionals through online banner advertisements. Registration for online advertisements close on 28 September (Tue). For further details regarding online ad registration, please refer to the catalogue on the ACFM official website.
Click for Online Registration

Asian Project Market (APM) 2021 Presents
the Official 25 Projects
APM completed the selection of 25 film projects for the official Asian Project Market 2021 this August. This year’s 429 submissions, an approximate 20% increase from last year’s record, is the largest number of submissions APM has ever received, and include a considerable number of BIFF’s Asian Film Academy (AFA) alumni. AFA is an educational program with the aim of discovering talented directors and young filmmakers in Asia. Furthermore, the extensive list of promising female directors in the APM lineup is also receiving much attention.

Asian Project Market (APM) 2021 will be open for 3 days from October 12th to October 14th, and will be held online for the directors and producers of the projects as well as for international producers, investors, and distributors who will be unable to attend the event in the midst of COVID-19, while also being held offline for domestic participants. For more information about APM, please visit the official website,, or email for further inquiries.

[APM 2021 Project list]
*projects are arranged in alphabetical order
1 Before, Now & Then Kamila ANDINI Gita FARA,
2 Christmas Carol KIM Sungsoo SUH Youngjoo Korea
3 Elephants in the Fog Abinash Bikram SHAH Anup POUDEL Nepal
4 Event Agency Yerlan NURMUKHAMBETOV Julia KIM,
5 Familiar Strangers Mohammad Ali TALEBI Mohammad Ali TALEBI,
Czech Republic
6 Fixed Love, Fixed Girl LIM Sun-ae PARK Kwansu Korea
7 Hallucination LEE Choonghyun KIM Dongha Korea, USA
8 Happy Endings Sigrid Andrea BERNARDO Armi Rae CACANINDIN Philippines
9 If wood could cry, it would cry blood NGUYEN PHAN Linh Dan NGO THI Bich Hanh Vietnam
10 Jaut’s Mission Leonard TEE TENG Lee Yein,
12 Lives of Crime HSIEH Pei-Ju,
YANG Chieh,
HUANG Dan-Chi,
Estela Valdivieso CHEN,
Hazel WU
13 MEMENTO MORI: WATER VU Marcus Manh Cuong NGUYEN Hoang Diep,
NGUYEN Trinh Hoan
14 A Miracle of Love Jiju ANTONY Shaji MATHEW,
15 Nene Mariam KHATCHVANI Vladimer KATCHARAVA Georgia
16 Riding on the Moon Boat Triparna BANERJEE Shivajee CHANDRABHUSHAN,
DAN Kyoko
17 Secret of My Father Jero Yun MO Sung-Jin Korea
18 The Silence of Birds Nani Sahra WALKER Zoe Sua CHO,
Pramod KARKI,
19 Siren Vanishes HARUMOTO Yujiro ICHIYAMA Shozo Japan
20 Sisyphus WANG Xixi XIONG Meng China,
21 Spectrum KIM Bora BYUN Seungmin Korea
22 Tale of the Land Loeloe HENDRA Yulia Evina BHARA Indonesia
23 Today... Tomorrow... Ray YEUNG Michael J. WERNER,
Teresa KWONG
Hong Kong
24 Where Would You Like To Go? KIM Hee-Jung YOO Byung-ok Korea
25 Young-dong Market LEE Hwan MIN Kyungchan,
YONG Sukju
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