Location Scout Resources for the Asian country of Korea
including film office information as well as other info and data of use to location scouts, location managers and other production personnel
Location Scout Resource: Korean Film Council
Established in 1973, Korean Film Council(KOFIC) is a special organization of wider state sector, entrusted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Republic of Korea, aiming to support the development and promotion of Korean films.
Korean Film Council Links
- Korean Film Council Regional Film Commissions
- Korean Film Council People & Companies
- Korean Film Council Location Incentive
The most aggressive region in Korea is Gyeonggi Province through its Gyeonggi Digital Contents Agency, launched in 2004, and the Gyeonggi Film Commission in 2005. Those bodies are behind the construction of a huge complex dubbed “Hallyu-wood,” (hallyu being the term used for “Korean wave” of entertainment) while joining venture capital funds to raise coin for films. Their programs range from the small — renting expensive software to small CG and game production companies — to the large — the Gyeonggi Location Incentive offers cash; this year two films have nabbed $50,000 each.
Possible locations South Korea
Pusan International Film Festival – Hollywood Reporter
"The commission could help by developing broad investment channels," says Kang Han-seop, chairman of the Korean Film Commission. …
Busan, Sapporo sign MoU on film collaboration
The Korean city of Busan and Japanese city Sapporo have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on film production, distribution and training programmes within the film industry in each city.