'Dream High Season 2' To Begin 2012/01/19, Source,
"Dream High 2" will air its first episode on January 30.
The KBS drama "Dream High", which gained great popularity, will air its second season under the title of "Dream High 2" from January 30. Many idol stars will appear as the cast members like the first season, but it will present a different storyline featuring confrontation between the students at Kirin Art School. The previous season mainly presented how the young students at Kirin Art School developed their dreams of becoming stars, but the second season will mainly deal with the confrontations between students who have already become stars and students who want to become stars,...More
K-Pop Expected to Boom Again This Year 2012/01/10, Source,
Five representatives who are leading the new Hallyu boom in the world expressed their prospects for K-Pop this year.
Representatives of major entertainment agencies (from left, clockwise) -- Kim Young Min of SM, Yang Hyun Seok of YG, Hong Seung Sung of Cube, and Jeong Wook of JYP
K-Pop gained huge popularity all over the world beyond Asia last year. It has been spread into the popular culture of many Asian countries such as Japan and countries in East Asia, and K-Pop's internet fandom was created in Europe and South America through various internet websites such as YouTube and SNS (Social Network Service). In addition, some of the entertainment agencies, who are leading the widespread of K-Pop in the world, held concerts in the USA, Europe, and South America, and the major local medias reported the popularity of K-Pop in their countries as a new phenomenon by indicating it as "Attack by K-Pop Stars" and "Crazy about K-Pop". The representatives of major entertainment agencies -- SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and Cube Entertainment -- and the singer BoA, who achieved great success overseas for the first time among Korean singing groups, expressed their bright prospects for K-Pop this year,...More
[WAVE GOES ON] Agencies unite to capture global market 2011/09/19, Source,
Jeong Young-beom, CEO of Star J Entertainment, right, attends the launch of United Asia Management, of which he is also the CEO, on June 24. With him are representatives of the other five UAM members, from left: Choi Sung-jun, chief operations officer of YG Entertainment; Kim Young-min, CEO of SM Entertainment; Hong Eui, CEO of AM Entertainment; Jeong Wook, CEO of JYP Entertainment; and Yang Geun-hwan, CEO of KeyEast Entertainment. Provided by UAM
With demand for cultural content from Korea rising around the globe, six of the nation's major entertainment management agencies have joined forces to bring their artists and products to a broader audience,...More
At Siggraph Asia, the sky is the limit 2010/12/13, Source,
Seoul in running to host annual 'Academy Awards' of computer graphics, which would be every other year
Computer graphics have come a long way in 30-plus years. It didn't grab all that much attention until "Star Wars Episode IV" made a big splash in 1977. Now, it is a multibillion dollar industry,...More
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