North Korea emerges as animation producer 2010/11/01, Source,
Cartoon series 'Pororo the Little Penguin'
By Kim Se-jeong
North Korea's information technology (IT) industry, especially in the field of computer-based animation production, is well on its way to achieve success, according to a Dutch outsourcing specialist currently conducting IT business with North Korean companies.
Speaking to an audience in Seoul for the launch of a book, "Europe-North Korea, Between Humanitarianism and Business", Paul Tjia said France and Italy are two big users of North Korean animators.
He said that his Dutch clients also outsource animation to North Korea. European cartoon versions of classic literature such as "Arabian Nights" and "Les Miserables", which aired on European television, were animated partly in North Korea,...More
DC hosts Korean film fest 2008/05/30, Source, The Korean Film Festival DC 2008 opened already in early April, and is still running until June 12. The festival is organised by the Smithsonian Institute with the assistance of several Korean organisations, including the Korean Film Council (KOFIC).
Tom Vick, programmer, thinks it's "only a slig,...More
Korean Film Festival 2008 at the Smithsonian 2008/05/28, Source, The Smithsonian Institution's Korean Film Festival DC 2008, organized through the Smithsonian's Freer and Sackler Galleries and made possible by the Korea Foundation, the Korean Film Council, and the US-Korea Business Council, continues into June. The remaining film showings fall into two categories,...More
2nd London Korean Film Festival Starts 2007/11/01, Source, 15 Korean films are being showcased this November at the 2nd annual London Korean Film Festival, screening at the Barbican in London's financial district. Opening the weeklong festival, which runs the 2nd to the 8th, is Kim Ki-duk's 2007 Canne,...More
Several Korean films are making their U.S. debut in New York,...More
South and North Korean films set to screen in Frankfurt 2005/10/01, Source, A film festival featuring films from both South and North Korea will be held during the Frankfurt Book Fair from Oct. 17 to Nov. 9 in German cities such as Frankfurt, Offenbach and Wiesbaden, according to Euko24, an online news for overseas Koreans.
Animation Film 'Empress Chung' to Open on August 12 in South Korea 2005/08/07, Source, After eight years of collaboration, the two Koreas will screen their first jointly made film this month.
The animated version of one of Korea's traditional folk tales will be shown at various venues across the peninsula.
Our Son Hee-kyung gives us a glimpse of the movie and its director.
NK Screening of `Empress Chung' Confirmed 2005/07/13, Source, SEOUL, July 12 (Yonhap) _ A publicist for an animated feature film co-produced by South and North Korean production houses said Tuesday that he received confirmation that the film would screen in North Korea next month.
The North Korean government has yet to give a definite answer re,...More
'Dailyzoom' to hold 'The Seoul Animation Film Festival' 2005/06/20, Source, To commemorate the 1st Anniversary of the first publication, a gratuitous daily newspaper 'Dailyzoom' holds 'The Seoul Animation Film Festival' in concert with the Seoul Industry Promotion Foundation over three days on June 20-22.
This Seoul Animation Film Festival, which will be held at the lobb,...More
The Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) is set to kick off its sixth edition on April 28, and the city of Chonju in North Cholla Province will be soon crowded again with fans of independent movies.
A total of 176 feature, short and documentary films from,...More
Annecy Festival to Hold "Honoring Korea" Event 2004/06/07, Source, Annecy International Animation Festival will hold an event honoring Korea this year. Annecy Festival is the most renowned festival in the animation industry, and it will be held from June 7 through 12 in Annecy, France, this year.
After Australia, Canada, Great Britain and Japan, Korea will be t,...More
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