Kim Ui-suk, New Chairman of Korean Film Council 2011/05/08, Source, By HAN Sunhee
KCT: You have previously been to Cannes as a director, when your film "Sword in the Moon" was invited to 'Un Certain Regard' section. Your shoulders must feel much heavier returning to Cannes this time.Kim Ui-suk:Going to the Cannes for "Sword in the Moon" in 2003 was my first time at the festival, and this will be my second visit. It's been about 8 years and it is still the best to be at a film festival as a director. Back then Korea cinema was on the rise with "Old Boy" and "Woman is the Future of Man" competing, so I was relatively out of the spotlight. As a director I had nothing to worry about, but since I am going as a different position it feels quite different. In all, I must introduce Korean cinema and make many formal exchanges with the industry people from around the world,...More
KIM Ui-suk, the newly appointed chairman of the Korean Film Council 2011/03/31, Source,
by KOFIC International Promotion Center
Kim Ui-suk, a movie director and the acting chairman of the Korean Film Council, was elected as the newly appointed chairman of the Korean Film Council at 30th March, 2011.On the morning of this day, JUNG Beong-guk, the minister of the Ministry Of Culture, Sports And Tourism, presented chairman Kim Ui-suk with the letter of appointmen requested that he create a turning point for the takeoff of the Korean film industry,...More
Kim Ui-suk Appointed Chairman of Korean Film Council 2011/03/31, Source,
Director Kim Ui-suk has been named chairman of the Korean Film Council (KOFIC). He had been serving as acting chairman since last November, when the former chairman Cho Hee-moon stepped down. Kim's three-year term runs to March 29, 2014. Announcement was made by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism,...More
Korean actor Choi Min-soo will co-star alongside Hollywood stars Robert De Niro and Andy Garcia in t,...More
'Old Boy's cinema value continues 2005/03/10, Source, As The Oporto International Film Festival, Portugal which lowered the curtain recently, selects Korean cinema 'Old Boy' as the most excellent work award etc. in its 'critic week' section, this cinema's value is being assessed once more.
'Old Boy', 'Woman' Get Ready to Vie at Cannes 2004/05/13, Source, By Paolo Bertolin
CANNES, France - The gala opening of the 57th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which took place on Wednesday, put the spotlight for the first time on a Spanish film, Pedro Almodà³var's already controversial "La Mala Educacià³n (Bad Education)", a semi-a,...More
Korean Films Strike Cannes 2004/05/11, Source, Will Korean movies strike the 2004 Cannes Film Festival with a new wave?
Opening the festival with Pedro Almodovar's "Bad Education" on Wednesday, the event announces this year's award winning films and directors at its close on May 23. A distinguishing fact of this year's 57th Cannes Film Festiva,...More
Korean films back in the black in 2003 2003/12/25, Source, Korean films were back in the black in 2003, just a year after they were awash in red ink, according to statistics compiled by the production company IM Pictures. Korean films combined for profits of 1.4 billion won this year, a tiny sum that still marks a notable turnaround from last year when they,...More
'Evil Lake' another historical folly 2003/11/26, Source, There is a corner of the local film industry that keeps churning out historical adventures even though they keep flopping at the box office. Indeed, watching Korean historical adventures like "Bicheonmu" (2000), "The Legend of Gingko" (2000) and ",...More
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