Things have not been easy for Korea's first satcaster, Digital Satellite Broadcasting, now renamed Skylife, since it launched March 1. Despite expectations that it would revolutionize the industry…
Mi Hui Kim
Showbox, a film investment and distrib company set up earlier this year, officially kicked off business Oct. 15 with a ceremony at the Megabox Theater in Seoul.
Remembering the successes of recent local comedies like "My Sassy Girl," "My Wife Is a Gangster" and "Doosabu Ilche," Korean filmmakers lined up a long list of funny pics for this fall.
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%
The Korean film industry, led by the Korean Film Commission (Kofic), is working to save the local art film industry, fueled by a sense of urgency after several critically praised movies flopped in…
A steamy love story about a senior citizen couple in their 70s has produced a new round of controversy over South Korea's film rating system.
Despite grim forecasts that the current boom in the Korean film sector cannot last, the local movies' market share in the first half hit 46.1% in Seoul, proving that the industry's success thus far…
The Korea Broadcasting Commission plans to raise the cap on foreign investment in cable operators and program providers from 33% to 49%.
Cheating husbands, vengeful wives and "bad" single women are dominating primetime TV in Korea as once-traditional family dramas now tell tales of highly romanticized extramarital affairs. And while…
Recently rising as one of the most active film markets in Asia, Korea has had just two key players in the distribution sector, Cinema Service and CJ Entertainment, with Korea Pictures a distant third…
A low-budget movie about a 7-year-old city boy who must live with his 77-year-old deaf and mute grandmother in a remote country town is taking Korea by storm, overtaking both "E.T. The…