[CREDIT COURTESY OF = BIFF]
An English film director Mike Figgis had participated in Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) as a jury president of the New Currents.
Well known for his film <Leaving Las Vegas>(1995), which brought Oscar trophy to its star, Nicolas Cage, Figgis started his special bond with BIFF through his film <One Night Stand> (1997).
BIFF New Currents Award spotlight on the first or second film of new directors who will lead the future of Asian film. A final two films will be selected at the closing ceremony of BIFF.
Figgis is now up to start the omnibus project <Shame> with Saram Entertainment, a management company representing him during his period of work in Korea.