Korean film industry at the 8th TIFFCOM 2011/10/28, Source, By KOFIC Staff
The Korean film industry is strongly represented at the Tokyo International Film Festival's content market TIFFCOM, which opened yesterday to run until Oct 26 in the Roppongi Hills complex. The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) has opened an umbrella stand with seven sales companies - CJ Entertainment, Showbox / Mediaplex, Finecut,M-Line Distribution, 9ers Entertainment, Lotte Entertainment, and Mirovision.
"Last year, the KOFIC umbrella stand only had four companies, but this year we have a large-scale stand with seven companies. They are doing well with meetings results already on the first day. The companies were able to schedule ahead from Busan's Asian Film Market", said Jiwon CHOI, Japan & Europe Regional Manager on KOFIC's International Co-production Team,...More
KOFIC NEWS 2011/10/06, Source,
Aiming to promote and develop international co-productions, the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) is planning two upcoming KO-Production events in Tokyo and in Paris.
Ko-Production in Tokyo will be held in conjunction with TIFFCOM, the market that runs parallel to the Tokyo International Film Festival. As part of TIFFCOM's revamped Tokyo Project Gathering, which has a new focus on co-productions, KOFIC will be sending five Korea-Japan co-production projects to participate. Ko-Pro Tokyo will run Oct. 25 – 27 at the Ropponggi Hills complex with mentoring and one-on-one business meetings,...More
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