The Front Line wins big at Korean Critics Awards 2011/11/14, Source,
Director JANG Hun's "The Front Line" was the big winner at the 31st Korean Association of Film Critics (KAFC) Awards. The ceremony was held at the Seoul Press Center on the evening of Friday, Nov. 11.
South Korea's submission to the Academy Awards best foreign language film nominations, The Front Line snapped up a total of four KAFC awards - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best New Actor,...More
Director finds hidden jewels of film music 2010/11/11, Source,
Actress-turned-director Bang Eun-jin has released a compilation album consisting of 95 songs from 60 Korean films. The songs on the album are low key and melodic and are enjoyable enough to stand on their own. By Oh Sang-min
Music from a film sometimes leaves a stronger impression than the movie itself. The song "Gabriel's Oboe", from the 1986 British film "The Mission" is recognizable whether one has seen the movie or not. The song, by Italian composer Ennio Morricone, starts with the resonant sound of the oboe and continues with a rich orchestral melody. Since the film's premiere, the song has been played around the world,...More
[JIMFF] Fest dir. Jo Seong-woo says JIMFF stronger this year 2010/08/17, Source,
JIMFF Festival Director Jo Seong-woo [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia]
Festival Director Jo Seong-woo could be called the “A to Z” of the Jecheon International Music & Film Festival (JIMFF). The efforts he has put into managing the JIMFF since its second year has helped make abundant both the number and quality of films screened and performances put on every year, and slowly yet surely, JIMFF's brand has started to become remembered by the public. That is why this interview with him is the shortcut to understanding present day JIMFF,...More
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