Director Dao Thanh ​Hung (right) and producer Pham Phuong Thao (centre) were granted the Best Asian Project award. — (Photo: VNA) 
  
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese documentary movie Singing from behind the Bars won the Best Asian Project award at Docs Port Incheon 2016, which was held in the Republic of Korea last month.

The movie, directed by Dao Thanh Hung and produced by Pham Phuong Thao, was awarded 10 million KRW (8,500 USD). The movie, about wild bird protection in Vietnam, 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 the RoK and Asia, is a new concept funding platform to support documentary productions and co-productions in the RoK and Asian region.-VNA