The Wildflower Film Awards recognize filmmakers working outside of Korea's main commercial film industry. In 2013 there were over 60 independent/low-budget features and more than 20 documentariesreleased theatrically in Korea. Although they struggled to gain publicrecognition in a distribution environment that is dominated by majorfilm companies, these films represent many of the creative andartistic high points of 2013. The Wildflower Film Awards have beencreated to celebrate these achievements.
A total of nine awards will be presented at a ceremony on April 1. Inaddition, special screenings of 12 nominated films will be held at CGVApgujeong Movie Collage from March 27-30.
Award categories include Best Film, Best Director, Best Documentary, the Documentary Jury Award, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best New Actor or Actress, Best New Director, and Best Cinematography. The Wildflower Film Awards Facebook page is our hub for discussion and offline events. Those wishing to become a part of our community can also click here to learn more.