Based in Seoul, Jean Noh is deputy Asia editor and Korea correspondent for Screen International. She started her industry career in international film marketing and worked at the Pusan International Film Festival’s projects market PPP as well as in production, and spent several working years at the Korean Film Council (KOFIC). Her freelance work includes annual territory reviews for Cahiers du Cinema in France, previously editing for Cine21 in Korea, and she is also a contributing editor at Korean Cinema Today.
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The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) announced that admissions for local films went up 8.4% to 43.8 million in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period last year.
Netflix is aiming to find an international audience for its Korean-language productions, as well as Bong Joon Ho’s multilingual Okja, according to David Lee, Netflix vice president, international originals.
Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) chairman Kim Dong-ho has made a public apology and vowed to have BIFF’s articles of association changed by the end of July so that local filmmakers can call off their boycott.
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