Surprise hits have raised B.O. coin and spurred production
One of the big dramas playing out in the Korean film business today is the changing landscape among local distributors.
Sales house Finecut has revealed several deals inked at the American Film Market.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Daisy-Cinergy Entertainment is repping Korean helmer Im Sang-soo's "Taste of Money," which has just started lensing.
The 16th Busan Film Festival wrapped Friday with a screening of Japanese helmer Harada Masato's "Chronicle of My Mother," as organizers pronounced themselves pleased with the upgraded fest.
As one of Asia's main film fests got under way in Busan, South Korea, local distrib Showbox Mediaplex announced that it has pre-sold the fest's opening film, helmer Song Il-gon's "Always," to Japan's…
Korean helmer Bong Joon-ho bowed "The Host 3D" at the Busan film festival Monday, the first local film to be entirely converted into 3D from its original 2D version.
The 16th Busan Film Festival kicked off Thursday with fireworks and lasers outside its $141 million, purpose-built home that organizers hope will showcase ambitious plans to expand the event.
Busan bids to become regional cinema heavyweight, revamps key elements.
Interview with the new festival director Lee Yong-kwan