Location Scout Resource: Korea

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

Korean Film Council

Location Scout Resource: Korean Film Council

About 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

Variety Online

Production update: Korea – Variety

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.

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Possible locations South Korea

Hollywood Reporter

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

Screendaily.com (subscription)

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.

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Variety Online

Pusan festival assesses Hollywood – Variety

Hollywood’s dominance of global cinema screens came in for plenty of bashing Saturday at the first running of the Asia Film Policy Forum. But the confab in Pusan was also the setting for a well-attended and pragmatic seminar on how to …

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Republic of Korea (South Korea) – Wikipedia

South Korea , officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. It is described in a 1948 U.N. resolution as the only lawful government in Korea. The name “Korea” is derived from Goryeo, a dynasty which ruled in the Middle Ages.

Its neighbors are China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea to the south. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone with a predominantly mountainous terrain. It covers a total area of 99,392 square kilometers and has a population of almost 50 million. The capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of 9,794,304.


South Korea at Amazon