During the presidency of the recently impeached Park Geun-hye, South Korea's entertainment industry languished in a political funk. The story goes back to the 2014 Busan Intl. Film Festival's…
Korean Film Council
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 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.
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…
KOFIC had been without a full time leader for nearly nine months.
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South Korea's box office started 2014 much as it finished 2013 -- with local films firmly on top and giving Hollywood cause for reflection. In 2013 the only Hollywood film in the top ten was "Iron…
The South Korean box office will this week pass the symbolic landmark of having sold 200 million tickets.
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.