| Director Đào Thanh Hưng (right) and producer Phạm Phương Thảo (centre) were granted the Best Asian Project award. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese documentary movie Singing from behind the Bars won the Best Asian Project award at Docs Port Incheon 2016, which was held in South Korea from November 4th to 6th.
The movie, directed by Đào Thanh Hưng and produced by Phạm Phương Thảo, was awarded KRW10 million (US$8,500). The movie, about wild bird protection in Việt Nam, is expected to be released in 2017.
Singing from behind the Bars was selected over hundreds of participant projects and was among the top 10 finalists of directors and producers from Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as the Philippines, Myanmar, India and Cambodia.
Docs Port Incheon, an Asian documentary project market introducing the best documentaries in South Korea and Asia, is a new concept funding platform to support documentary productions and co-productions in South Korea and Asian region. — VNS