Facing widespread condemnation and possible legal charges, Kim Sae-hoon has submitted his resignation as chairman of the Korean Film Council (KOFIC.) The move comes a day after the inauguration of…
The election of Moon Jae-in as South Korea’s new president heralds multiple changes in the country’s cultural and entertainment industries, including the rollback of a government blacklist of artists…
Filmmaker Kim Kim-duk ("The Net") this week called for the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) to reveal whether it is providing or denying funding according to a government blacklist. Last week politicians…
The Busan city government is to go ahead with a project to build new film studios that will open in 2020. The facilities are smaller than previously planned, but will still be the biggest in South…
South Korea may introduce a theatrical quota system for homegrown art films, according to KOFIC.
A cross-country move is never easy and while two years have passed since the Korean Film Council relocated from Seoul to Busan, there are still a number of kinks to work out. As part of a government…
The Jeonju International Film Festival, Korea's second largest film festival, has appointed academic Lee Chung-jik as its new director.
A new film production center featuring three stages will open in Busan, the Korean city that styles itself as the hub of Asian cinema.
The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) has sharply cut its funding for the Busan International Film Festival, the country's premiere film event. Critics were quick to describe the cuts as politically…
City authorities offer locations support as preliminary measures, eyeing financial incentives next
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