Genre event also rewards Tommy Wirkola's "Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead" with multiple prizes
SEOUL - The debut edition of the Mokpo Ocean Film Festival, an aquatic-themed film event, will kick off with "Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea,” a U.S.-made documentary by Mary Lambert. To be…
Quentin Lee, Jo Jin Kyu, Lisa Takeba, Dev Benegal set to pitch projects.
In contrast to South Korea's anemic festival presence, things are much brighter on the market side. The big three -- CJ, Lotte and Showbox -- have plenty to shout about. CJ E&M brings Un Certain…
With Korean media focused heavily on April's Sewol ferry disaster, the weak showing of Korean films in the Cannes official selection did not resonate as loudly as it did last year. No Korean film was…
Business of film-making, selecting and rewarding goes on despite shadow of recent ferry disaster.
More emphasis on films than festivities, but acrimonies close to the surface
Distributors have trio of nautical-themed movies set for second half release
Lotte Entertainment may be South Korea's No. 2 film company, but it hates to be overshadowed by market leader CJ Entertainment. The company has no lack of ambition or resources. It is part of a huge…
Hot from "Snowpiercer," Korean director Bong Joon-ho turns executive producer on in-production melodramatic thriller "Haemoo" which debuts at AFM.
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