Korea

  • The Wave (Bolgen)
    News

    The Wave to hit Korea, Latin America

    2015-03-10T13:18:00Z

    TrustNordisk also sells disaster movie to former Yugoslavia and Israel.

  • Son Ye jin
    News

    Son Ye-jin to star in Huayi’s Bad Guys

    2015-01-30T19:07:00Z

    Korean actress Son Ye-jin as been cast in Huayi Brothers’ Bad Guys Always Die (working title), which will be executive produced by Korean filmmaker Kang Je Gyu and China’s Feng Xiaogang.

  • Benson Lee
    Features

    Benson Lee, Seoul Searching

    2015-01-26T04:32:00Z

    The Toronto-born child of Korean parents who left their homeland in the 1960s returns to Sundance after 1998 selection Miss Monday with a unique spin on the teen movie genre based on his own experiences.

  • Alive
    Features

    Busan: Asian Project Market 2014

    2014-10-03T17:23:00Z

    This year’s Asian Project Market includes a strong showing from China among the 30 projects.

  • The Admiral: Roaring Currents
    News

    S Korea's Admiral sets US BO record

    2014-09-22T21:04:00Z

    After six weeks the South Korean naval battle film has crossed $2.5m to overtake The Host and become the highest grossing Korean-language film in North America.

  • Peter Lam
    News

    Asian trio team for China-focused fund

    2014-09-04T10:10:00Z

    Hong Kong’s Media Asia, Korean talent management group SM Entertainment and Taiwan’s Kbro Media have established a fund for joint investment in film and TV production aimed at Chinese-speaking audiences.

  • Charlie Country
    News

    Toronto unveils CWC, City To City

    2014-08-12T15:00:00Z

    Toronto film festival organisers have programmed features from 42 countries in the Contemporary World Cinema (CWC) programme and unveiled eight South Korean selections in the City To City.

  • The Attorney
    News

    Finecut acquires The Attorney

    2014-01-07T10:56:00Z

    Company also picks up award-winning independent film Han Gong-ju.

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
    News

    Hobbit 2 triumphs despite Korean distribution discord

    2013-12-18T17:39:00Z

    In South Korea, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug topped the box office its opening weekend in spite of discord between local distributor Warner Brothers Korea and exhibitors CJ CGV and Lotte Cinema about profit sharing.

  • jiseul
    News

    Sundance winner Jiseul sells to Japan

    2013-10-07T12:40:00Z

    EXCLUSIVE: O Muel’s Sundance winner heading to Japan.