Crowdfunding a new direction for filmmaking 2014/04/11, Source,
In a country that prides itself on cutting-edge technology, a documentary about a shaman wasn't going to be a box-office blockbuster. "Because of the subject matter, we thought it'd be difficult to promote", said Jeon Ji-yoon, project manager at a crowdfunding website for films called Funding 21 who oversaw Park Chan-kyong's art-house film "Mansin: Ten Thousand Spirits". So imagine Park and Jeon's surprise when the film based on the life of Kim Geum-hwa, an 83-year-old exorcist, rose to the top of art-house charts last month,...More
US general adopts Korean name 2012/04/28, Source,
Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon, left, commander of the United States Army's 2nd Infantry Division, and Suh Jin-sup, center, chairman of the Korean-American Friendship Association, hold up a scroll with the name "Choi Min-ho" written in Sino-Korean script, during a reception in Seoul on April 20. / Courtesy of KAFA
By Philip Iglauer
Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon, commander of the United States Army's 2nd Infantry Division in Korea, adopted a Korean nickname as a gesture of friendship to Korea on April 20,...More
Over the weekend, Koreans may have noticed something a little bit too familiar in the moment following the announcement of the nation's first 2008 Olympic gold medals: Korean pop songs by Lee Hyori and,...More
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