7th (2002)

  • Festival Period : November 14 - 23, 2002
  • Films screened : 226 films from 57 countries
  • Invited guests : 4,387 guests from 35 countries (inc. PPP)
  • Total audiences : 167,349 people
  • Hand Printing : Kim Su-Yong (Director/Korea)


  • Korean Cinema Award
    • Alain Jacques Louis Patel (Festival director of Deauville Asian Film Festival/France)
  • New Currents Award
    • PARK Chan-ok (Korea)
    • K.N.T. SASTRY (India) (Special Mention: [Too Young to Die] PARK Jin-pyo(Korea))
  • Woonpa Award
    • LEE Ji-young (Korea)
    • PARK Ki-bok (Korea)
  • Sonje Award
    • LEE Hyung-suk (Korea)
  • FIPRESCI Award
    • PARK Jin-pyo (Korea)
  • NETPAC Award
    • KIM In-sik (Korea)
  • PSB Award
    • PARK Jin-pyo (Korea)


At the 7th PIFF, the festival directors from the world's three most prominent film festivals, Cannes, Venice and Berlinall visitedPusan at the same time. In addition, ID passes for students, NDIF projects, establishment of Asian Film Industry Network (AFIN) for the networking of Asian film industries, floor planning of Asian Film Industry Center, an Asian film market that will start with the 8th PIFF and relocation of NETPAC headquarter to Pusan all took place during this year in making PIFF a benchmarking model for other Asian film festivals.