Lee Byeong-Heon has been named the 2012 Star of the Year, an honor that will be made official at the CineAsia Awards in Hong Kong on Dec. 13.
Lee will attend the ceremony at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center during the film trade show that brings together leading experts in the industry...More
Heading up international sales company M-Line Distribution as Managing Director, Michelle SON has in a few short years positioned the company to handle a bulk of deals including foreign remake deals for major local titles. She spoke with KoBiz over the phone about looking beyond feature filmsfor exciting audiovisual content and the importance of facilitating international co-productions...More
"Le Grand Chef
" became the top film of the second part of 2007 when it surpassed the 2.5 million mark in its first month, and went on to accumulate 2.9 million viewers since last weekend. The film is closing in on the 3 million mark, which it should easily surpass, according to an earlier prediction by its production company ShowEast.
The adaptation of Heo Yeong-man
's manwha (comparable to Japanese manga and Chinese manwha) proved to be not only attractive to young wom...More
By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
K-pop superstar and actor Rain
will attend the CineAsia film festival in Macau on Friday.
J. Tune Entertainment, the singer's management agency, said the festival organizer Nielsen Business Media invited Rain to attend the three-day CineAsia Film Festival, which began Tuesday at the Wynn Macau Hotel.
will reportedly receive the Asian Male Star of the Year award at the CineAsia Film Festival, while Chinese actress Tang Wei
, who stared in "Lust, Caution", will receive the Asian Female Star of the Year award.
The 3rd Global Culture Industry Forum will be held in Seoul on Oct. 26 and 27 jointly by the Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange (KOFICE) and the Federation of Korean Industries.
The forum will bring leaders of the culture industry from nine nations--including the U.S., Germany, China and Japan--together to talk about the present and future of the cultural content business under the theme of the "New Formula Global Culture: Asian Contents Business + α".
A total of 27 panelists will give pr...More