35% of Korean films lost to history 2008/10/17, Source, Of the 5901 Korean films produced since the 1910s, a total of 2039 films are no longer in possession, according to a report by the Korean Film Archive.
The figures were cited by majority lawmaker Lee Jeong-hyun in a call for more funding to support efforts to locate lost Korean films. Currently,,...More
4th Asian Film Academy announces faculty 2008/09/11, Source, The Asian Film Academy (AFA), held annually during the Pusan International Film Festival, has selected Taiwanese auteur HOU Hsiao-hsien (City of Sadness, Three Times) to serve as its fourth principal.
This marks the second time that HOU will hold the position, after being selected for the inaugur,...More
KOFIC Announces New Commissioners 2008/07/17, Source, The Korean Film Council has announced the appointment of eight new commissioners who, together with KOFIC chair KANG Han-sup, will oversee the drafting and implementation of film policy.
The commissioners were selected in an intensive open registration process held by the Ministry of Culture, Sp,...More
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