Magazine article Screen International

Eric Khoo to Head Puchon Choice Jury

Magazine article Screen International

Eric Khoo to Head Puchon Choice Jury

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Brontis Jodorowsky, Shinji Higuchi, Choi Yong-bae and Benjamin Illos also on jury

The 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) has announced today its Puchon Choice feature competition jury will be headed by Singaporean director Eric Khoo (Tatsumi).

Khoo is joined by actor Brontis Jodorowsky (El Topo), son of Alejandro Jodorowsky who is the focus of a retrospective this year; Japanese filmmaker Shinji Higuchi, best known for his writing and storyboard art on Evangelion films, Korean producer Choi Yong-bae (The Host), and Benjamin Illos, member of the Cannes Directors' Fortnight selection committee.

The Puchon Choice jury will award a total of $22,200 (KW25m) in six categories including best film, director, actor and actress.

PiFan also announced that this year's Producers' Choice awards will go to actor Lee Byung-hun (G.I. Joe, Masquerade) and actress Gianna Jun, a. …

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