'MOGWAI' WINS BIG AT NAFF BIFAN
At the end of the Bifan Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea's new 7-day industry program BiFan Industry Gathering (BiG), “ Mogwai,” a sci fi horror pitch by director Alejandro Suarez Lozano took the $15,000 top prize at Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF), the festival’s signature project market. “Mogwai” also won an additional cash award of $5,000 sponsored by Aurora Media.
NAFF played host to 24 projects in search of finance, co-production partners and distributors. Organizers also reported that NAFF had a total of 528 individual meetings, up from last year’s 450. Commercial and industry sponsors provided six cash prizes and three in-kind awards.