The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA, President & CEO Lee Jae-woong) is now accepting applications for the 2nd Cultural Contents Project Camp until November 6th.
Jointly run by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and KOCCA, the training program is designed to help top talents gain necessary field experience to become the leaders of Korea's content industry.
There are 11 projects in total, and they include "The Slave Hunters
" (Chuno), a new TV series in production for KBS2TV by C...More
Robot Taekwon V
, an animation about a taekwondo robot fighting evil, set a new record in Korea's animation film history.
According to film production company, Shincine, on Wednesday, Robot Taekwon V attracted more than 500-thousand movie-goers in just 13 days of showing.
The latest feat broke the previous record set by animation Blue Seagull, which attracted around 500-thousand film-goer...More
The domestic animated film "Robot Taekwon V
" will return to Korean theaters on January 18th.
Released in 1976, the popular old-time film is known to have been lost in its original version but a copy was found at the Korean Film Council storehouse in 2003.
The council and film agency Shincine hired five thousand technicians to digitally restore ...More
KOFIC has announced that Lee Joon-ik
's King and the Clown will be Korea's submission for the Foreign Language Film category of the 79th Academy Awards.
The film was selected by a KOFIC-appointed committee after considering factors such as the film's overall aesthetic and commercial quality, its potential to be selected for the final five nominations, the director's reputation, the film's overseas potential, etc.
Only two other films were submitted for consideration: Bong Joon-ho
's record-breaking film ...More
Robot Taekwon V
could easily be mistaken for Mazinger Z, a Japanese fighting robot, which was hugely popular here right before the Korean version came along. But if you tell that to most Koreans who grew up in the '70s, you can expect an ear-drubbing on the uniqueness of Korea's favorite robot.
In fact, the first episode of Robot Taekwon V
, the shorts by ...More