Basil Content Sponsors 5 Filmmakers For Platform Busan

In its constant endeavor to facilitate filmmakers and showcase their works on an international platform, Basil Content Media led by National award winning producer Vivek Kajaria announced that they would collaborate with the Busan International film festival on its new initiative, Platform Busan

The highly recognized Busan International film festival in South Korea with its new initiative of ‘Platform Busan, is aimed at offering filmmakers from Asia a networking and interaction platform. The four-day event will be held during the festival and will see noted industry professionals and filmmakers interact and address the participants from across the various Asian countries.

In tandem with the same, Basil Content Media will choose and sponsor 5 participants from India to attend this initiative.

Speaking about this Producer and Founder, Basil Content Media, Vivek Kajaria said, “Busan for me has been one of the most exciting festivals to meet and interact with a larger film community. This is yet another great initiative by the festival and we are happy to be able to collaborate with them to send 5 Indian filmmakers to attend this. Initiatives like these are crucial for the development of independent films and we are confident that the participants from India will only stand to gain from this. ” 

The application is open to first time and second time filmmakers. Last date for sending in the duly filled applications is 3rd September 2017 while the selected applicants will receive confirmation of selection by 7th September.

The Busan International Film Festival will commence on the 12th of October and conclude on the 21st of October 2017.

Interested filmmakers can access and submit their applications on www.basilcontent.com and share their filled applications to abhishek@basilcontent.com.

Here’s the application format-

PLATFORM BUSAN
APPLICATION FORM

First Name: __________________________ Last Name: _______________________ (As in passport)
DOB (DD/MM/YY): _____/________/_____ Nationality: _______________________
Mailing Address:
______________________________________________________________________________
Cell Number: __________________________ Email: ___________________________
Select your area of work: Producer | Director | Others
If others, please specify: __________________________________________________________
Did you graduate from or are currently enrolled in a film school / university? Yes | No
If Yes, kindly specify : _____________________________________________________________
What do you hope to achieve if selected?
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
Why do you reckon you ought to be selected for Platform Busan?
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

How do you reckon you may be able to contribute to Platform Busan with your attendance?
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
Have you attended any other film festival or market earlier? Yes | No
If Yes, kindly specify : _____________________________________________________________
Do you have any projects currently in development? Yes | No
If Yes, kindly specify : _____________________________________________________________
Do you have any projects currently in development? Yes | No
If Yes, kindly specify : _____________________________________________________________
Note:
Kindly submit the following along with the application
a. Complete filmography including your updated resume
b. Copy of your valid passport and head shot
c. If any project in development, kindly submit project details
d. Kindly submit the signed copy of this application either by email to abhishek@basilcontent.com
or by post to Busan Platform India, c/o Basil Content Media Pvt Ltd, Plot 123, MIDC, Andheri East,
Mumbai 400069
I _______________________ hereby confirm that the information provided by me my application form is
to the best of my knowledge true, complete and accurate and I have read and consented to the rules and
regulations. I consent to this information being verified and shared with the Busan International film
festival and any other third party in connection with this program. In case any of the above information is
found to be false or untrue or misleading or misrepresenting, I am aware that I may be held liable for it.
NAME: _____________________________ SIGNATURE: _________________________
PLACE: _____________________________ DATE: ___________________________

PLATFORM BUSAN
RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. Applications shall be sent in latest by the 3 September 2017, entries received after this period
shall not eligible
2. Applicants with films in the current edition of the festival or market shall not be eligible
3. Busan International film festival, Basil Content Media PVT Ltd and its associates reserve the right
to refuse and disqualify any submission deemed inappropriate, inaccurate or false.
4. A total of 5 applicants from India shall be sponsored for the program by Basil Content Media and
Busan International Film Festival. Any applicant wishing to attend the program may choose to do
at their own cost. Applications wishing to attend the program at the own cost will have to in
addition to filling the application form, also submit a letter stating that they will bear the
expenses with regards to the program and they would like for their application to be considered.
5. All applications are screened and evaluated by Basil Content Media, Busan International Film
Festival and a Selection Committee. Their selections are final and confidential.
6. The cost, documentation and application of the Visa shall be borne and made by the applicant.
The festival will however issue an invitation letter confirm the
7. The submission of this application will be considered to be an acknowledgement of the festival
and Program rules and regulations.
8. Kindly note the sponsored applicants have to be either first time or second time filmmakers or
producers. In the event you may be a representative, sales agent or associated industry member,
kindly specify the same and attach a detailed resume and or filmography of the works involved
in.
9. Applicants with any criminal, legal or misdemeanor backgrounds will not be accepted into this
program and their applications will be disqualified
10. Applicants who have been accepted into the program previously are not eligible to attend this
program
11. All applications and documents submitted must be in English only
12. Selected applicants will be informed of the result of their selection by 7 September 2017
13. If any selected applicant in unable to participate in the program or is unable to respond to the
confirmation email received within the stipulated period of time, the Basil Content Media and
The festival may replace them by another shortlist applicant and the decision shall remain final.

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