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Korean Cinema Today’s November issue is out

Nov 23, 2011
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The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) has launched the November issue of the <Korean Cinema Today> webzine at http://koreanfilm.or.kr/webzine/ and it set to launch the iPad version on Nov. 28.

In the November issue, Korean Cinema Today’s top featurelooks at the overseas projects of four leading Korean directors -PARK Chan-wook’s<Stoker>, BONG Joon-ho’s<Snowpiercer>, KIM Jee-woon’s<The Last Stand>, and RYOO Seung-wan’s<The Berlin File>.

A second feature covers Korean technical specialists who haveincreasingly beenworking on Chinese-language film productions such as FENG Xiaogeng’s <Assembly>, Peter CHAN’s <Wu Xia> and TSUI Hark’s first 3D project <The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate>.

This is followed by interviews with four of the Korean specialists who have pioneered into working on Chinese films and are still going strong - LEE Seung-hoon, CEO of post-production company Digital Idea; YANG Kil-young, Director of Martial Arts at Mooto Action Studio; PARK Yong-jung, CEO of VFX company Kinomotive Studio, and JEONG Do-an, CEO of special effects company Demolition.

In addition to news, box office analysis and profiles of new films, the November webzine also features an exclusive interview with KOFIC Chairman KIM Eui-suk on his views and plans for promoting Korean cinema internationally.

Korean Cinema Today’s November webzine also features a guest column from Beijing-based journalist Clifford COONAN who writes for international publications such as Variety, The Irish Times and The Independent. Coonan looks at the realities of the Korean Wave in China and the challenges it faces with issues such as distribution and censorship.

The Korean Cinema Today application for the iPad can be found under “KoBiz” and downloaded for free.
Nov. 21, 2011
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