TKFF's Korean Shorts Competition programme is one of the organization’s key initiatives in nurturing the future prospect of Korean cinema by featuring emerging filmmakers from Korea, or filmmakers of Korean-inspired works. We are now welcoming short film submissions for this year's upcoming edition. Selected works will be showcased at the Korean Shorts Competition programme at the 5th Annual Toronto Korean Film Festival, set to run in May 2016. Prizes and awards will be announced.
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TKFF is now seeking festival staff for its fifth year in all departments: Programming, Operations, Communications, Marketing, Production, and Design. All those interested must send 1) a resume, 2) a cover letter (please indicate which department you are applying for), and 3) a completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for all applications is January 16, 2016 12:00AM EST. Please click 'Read More' for the application form, duties and qualifications per position.
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Toronto Korean Film Festival is seeking departmental heads for OPERATIONS, DESIGN and PRODUCTION for the upcoming 2016 festival! All those interested must send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday DECEMBER 2, 2015 (11:59PM EST). As we appreciate all applications, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please click 'Read More' for qualifications and job duties per position.
We are a proud part of Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival's 19th year as a Community Partner for two films: 'THE ROYAL TAILOR' by Lee Won-Suk and the Closing Night feature presentation 'SEOUL SEARCHING' by Benson Lee! Both films will be making their Toronto Premieres at #RA2015 and tickets are readily available online, for which you can get 25% off using the code 'astro19'!
THE ROYAL TAILOR 상의원
FRIDAY, NOV. 6 | 9:15PM | AGO JACKMAN HALL (317 Dundas Street West)
DIR. LEE Won-suk
CAST: HAN Suk-kyu, KO So, YOO Yeon-seok, PARK Shin-hye
South Korea 2014 | Rated 14A | 127:00 | Korean with English Subtitles | Toronto Premiere
A young designer has earned the queen’s favour with his refreshing take on traditional garb, and the existing royal tailor feels threatened for his long-awaited promotion. Stitch by stitch, the two tailors duel for the ultimate masterpiece. But beyond the clothing, a larger war is also brewing between the two women in the king’s life.
FRIDAY, NOV. 13 | 8:00PM | ISABEL BADER THEATRE (93 Charles Street West)
DIR. Benson Lee (in attendance)
CAST: Justin Chon, Jessika Van, Cha In-Pyo, Rosalina Leigh (in attendance), Esteban Ahn, Crystal Kay
USA 2015 | Rated 14A | 105:00 | English & Korean with English Subtitles | Toronto Premiere
In the 1980s, the Korean government began a summer camp for gyopo (foreign-born) teenagers to visit the motherland. The government would re-establish ties with the diaspora, parents would get a sponsored trip, and teenagers would learn the Korean culture. What could possibly go wrong?