HONG KONG — South Korea has selected “Sea Fog” (aka 'Haemoo') as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film, directed by Shim Sung-bo, is a largely sea-borne tale of human…
Deal reflects existing swell of cross-border Korean-Chinese film-making
The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) has relocated from the South Korean capital Seoul to Busan, the southern port city that is also home to Asia's biggest film festival.
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HONG KONG — "Juvenile Offender," a tough mother and son drama featuring a youngster released from a correctional facility, has been selected to represent South Korea in the foreign-language category…
Business will be booming at Busan -- at least, going by the healthy numbers of companies headed to Asian Film Market, it will.
Going global is practically a mandatory slogan for industry insiders in South Korea.
The Korean Film Council (Kofic) has opened the Korean Film Biz Zone (Kobiz) an industry website aiming at overseas expansion of Korean films.
Helmer Kim Eui-suk has been tapped as chairman of the Korean Film Council.
In its eighth year, Paris Project, the co-production and development market linked to the Paris Cinema Intl. Film Festival, is adding four films in post-production to its screening lineup and opening…
The Korean Film Council (Kofic) is creating film funds worth $55.5 million to shore up the local industry, which has been struggling since last year.