Bali to Host Asias Leading Film Commissioners

Bali, Indonesia Asian Film Commissions Network (AFCNet) aims to make Asia the center of film production for the future, gaining greater exposure for the region in the world film market.

Founded in 2004 by Film Commissioners from Japan, Malaysia, Korea, China, Russia, Vietnam and Indonesia (Bali Film Commission), AFCNet is a regionally based, full service, trade organization of industry professionals dedicated to promoting the region through film.

AFCNet Conference to be held 16-18 June on Bali, is the second time this influential group of film commissioners meets to discuss common issues in persuading world film makers to locate more projects in the region.

The AFCNet delegates are accommodated with star rated service by Bali Dynasty Resort and given a preview of Bali’s unique filming locations with Bali Discovery Tours. The Gala Dinner, held at Four Seasons Resorts Private Estates, sees a number of dignitaries and celebrities from the entertainment industry in attendance.

AFCNet Board Members participating include: PARK Kwang-Su (Busan Film Commission), TANAKA Mako (Kobe Film Office), Kamil OTHMAN (Malaysia Multimedia Development Corporation), Alexander DOLUDA (Vladivostok Film Commission), HAN Zhi Jun (Changchun Film Studio), Deborah GABINETTI (Bali Film Commission) and MAEZAWA Tetsuji (Japan Film Commission Promotion Council).

AFCNet provides members with ongoing and up-to-date broadcast news and industry research on policy issues, technology and management trends, giving the region competitive tools for a growing range of locations and services.

The next AFCNet committee meeting will be held during Busan International Film Commission Showcase (BIFCOM) at Busan, South Korea in October 2005.