The 22nd Bucheon International Animation Festival (BIAF2020) has unveiled the official selection for its second VR competition. Among the eight experiences to be presented at the upcoming event (October 23-27) are two picks from the prestigious Venice International Film Festival: Replacement and Ghost in the Shell: Ghost Chaser.
The short film categories were announced earlier this month.
The International Competition – VR Film is:
A Life with CI | Eric Giessmann, Piers Goffart (Germany)
Ghost in the Shell: Ghost Chaser | Hiroaki Higashi (Japan)
Glad that I cam, not sorry to depart | Azam Masoumzadeh (Belgium)
H2OPE | Ashan Rahgozar, Negin Khajeie (Iran)
Hikeshi | Nao Kozono (Japan)
Hypha | Natalia Cabrera (Chile)
My Identity Is This Expanse! | Karolina Markiewicz, Pascal Piron (Luxembourg)
Replacements | Jonathan Hagard (Japan/Indonesia/Germany/France)
Held each year in Bucheon, South Korea, BIAF awards over KRW 46 million (~USD 42,000) in cash prizes across six categories: Feature, International Short, Graduation, TV & Commissioned, VR and Korean Short.