INFORMATION & DATA [COMPLETED] 2018.12.01
The ASEAN-Korea Centre and the ASEAN Youth Network in Korea organized the 2018 ASEAN-Korea Youth Short Film Competition under the theme of ASEAN: The Future We Foresee. The Competition was widely received in ASEAN and Korea, having received 116 entries. The Film Festival was held on 1 December 2018 at Seoul Global Culture Center in Seoul, Korea. The event was attended by around 130 participants composed of Ambassadors and Embassy officials from ASEAN Embassies, winners and film enthusiasts.
As part of the prize, the top two winners of the Festival came to Korea to conduct visits to film sites as well as cultural attractions in Seoul. During their travel, they visited locations such as Korea Film Archive, MBC World, film exhibition in Yongsan and locations of popular Korean series Reply 1997 and Goblin. They were also able to experience Korean cinema at Yongsan CGV. The Indonesian winner in particular was invited by the Indonesian Embassy, where the winner was congratulated by the Ambassador of Indonesia in Korea. The winners also visited the ASEAN-Korea Centre where they had a meet and greet session with the Secretary General Lee Hyuk.