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How to Apply


  • Nationality: One of the 10 ASEAN member nations (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) or Republic of Korea
  • Born between 2000-2005 (Exceptions can be made depending on different circumstances and talent pool in each country)
  • Experience in making at least 2 short films, documentaries and/or other video works
  • Fluent in English * Official language for FLY2024: English
  • No disqualifications for overseas travel
  • No experience in any of the programs from Busan International Film Festival-Asian Film Academy (BAFA)

Application Guidelines

  • Number of Finalists: 22 (2 finalists from each ASEAN member nation and Republic of Korea)
  • Application Method: E-mail Application
  • Depending on your nationality, please submit all the required documents and supporting materials to one of the organizations designated below.
    • Republic of Korea: Busan Film Commission / www.bfc.or.kr / fly@filmbusan.kr
    • Brunei Darussalam: Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry / www.aiti.gov.bn / nurulhuda.sulaiman@aiti.gov.bn
    • Cambodia: Cambodia Film Commission / cambodia-cfc.org / sachada.borey@cambodia-cfc.org
    • Indonesia: Directorate of Film, Music, and Media, Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology / kebudayaan.kemdikbud.go.id/ditpmmb / direktoratpmmb@kemdikbud.go.id
    • Lao PDR: Lao Cinema Department, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism / www.doc.gov.la / laofilm@yahoo.com
    • Myanmar: Motion Picture Development Branch Office, Information and Public Relations Department, Ministry of Information / mmpdd.iprd@moinfomm.com
    • Philippines: Film Development Council of the Philippines / www.fdcp.ph / projectlab@fdcp.gov.ph
    • Thailand: Thailand Film Office, Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Sports / https://tfo.dot.go.th / film@tfo.dot.go.th
    • Vietnam: Vietnam Cinema Department, Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism / www.cucdienanh.vn / cucdienanh147@gmail.com
    • Malaysia: National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) / radzuan@finas.my, latihanperfileman@finas.my
    • Singapore: Singapore Film Commission (SFC) / SFC@imda.gov.sg
  • Each organization will evaluate the documents and portfolios to select 2 finalists from each country and will send the list to Busan Film Commission.
  • Busan Film Commission will send the list to SOMRI for the final approval.
  • Evaluation Process: Initial Evaluation (Documents) → Secondary Evaluation (Phone interviews and Portfolios) * Each organization may conduct different methods of evaluation.

Required Documents for Application

  • Application Form (Click to download)
  • Cover Letter (Click to download) & Video of self-introduction (must be in English, 1-minute max) that include: motivation for application, self-introduction in relation to film work, and career plans in film industry
  • Portfolio: Video files of your past work examples for which you participated as a director, producer, cinematographer, editor, production designer or sound recorder/mixer

    * Prescribed forms can be downloaded from FLY2024 website, as well as the entry organizations’ websites as specified above.
    * All documents are required to be submitted via E-mail (Portfolio(s) can be submitted in the form of E-mail with a downloadable web link).

Additional Information

  • Airfare, accommodation, meals and all types of education courses will be provided to all the selected trainees.
  • All the selected trainees must participate in all the courses of online pre-production.
  • 1 out of 2 Korean finalists will be a Busan resident.
  • Submitted documents are non-returnable.
  • If an applicant is proven to have made a false statement in the documents, the selection committee may revoke that person’s right to be selected as the finalist.


  • Busan Film Commission (ASEAN-ROK Film Community Programme): fly@filmbusan.kr

ASEAN-ROK Film Community Programme

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