Fantastic Asia Film Festival International (FAFFI) is brought to you by Shanghai-born internationally acclaimed novelist Mian Mian and her team in collaboration with FFI.
Fantastic Asia is a new form of film festival that Mian Mian and her team are creating , will now land in London, Rome, Berlin, Madrid, Nice.
Global in outlook, Fantastic Asia is committed to unearthing open-minded filmmakers who cut through conceptual frameworks, paradigms and dichotomies.
With a soft spot for Asian filmmakers worldwide, Asian cities, Asian stories, sci-fi narratives driven by Asian philosophies, and bringing ancient Asian heritage on to the screen.
FAFFI plans to first establish teams in some Asian regions where artists gather, such as Dali, Chiang Mai, Kyoto, Bangalore, etc.
FAIFF is starting 2022 with two thematic awards. Under the “Fantastic Asia” umbrella a number of awards are on offer for feature films, short films (ultra-shorts), documentaries, music videos and more……
The festival will also confer a major new award: the Auteur Award, which aims to stimulate discussion of the complexities and nuances of auteur film in the present day.
The FAIFF program will be rounded off with a series of Asian Film Markets, special screenings of Asian films, and more.
Mian Mian : The Director of FAFFI
Shanghai-born novelist and one of Shanghai’s most important cultural figures, now living in between Europe and Asia.Mian Mian was involved in one of the first waves of DV in China .In addition to literature, her creative career has involved film, contemporary art, music, talk shows performance and more.