The Asian Network of Documentary (AND) is a coalition of film festival organisers committed to supporting Asian documentaries and build a strong network of Asian documentary filmmakers.
They collaborate to build and strengthen the network among Asian documentary filmmakers. The administration and oversight of AND is managed by the Asian Cinema Fund (ACF) of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)
AND holds programmes to introduce useful knowledge to Asian filmmakers so that they can polish their projects, enhance their practical skills, and broaden their insights into documentary markets. AND also organises several showcases to present films from Asia in cooperation with international documentary film festivals.
AND Steering Committee members are :
• Asako Fujioka, Japan - Tokyo Office Director of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
• Xian Min Zhang, China - Professor of Beijing Film Academy, Producer, Programmer.
• Jane Yu, Taiwan - Festival Director of the Taiwan International Documentary Festival.
• Chalida Uabumrungjit, Thailand - Deputy Director of Thai Film Archive.
• Young-jung Cho, South Korea - Programmer of Busan International Film Festival.
• Hyosook Hong, South Korea - Director of Asian Cinema Fund, Programmer of Busan International Film Festival.
Source: Al Jazeera