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S. Korea’s Three Major Multiplexes Post Nearly 70 pct Sales Plunge in 2020

S. Korea’s Three Major Multiplexes Post Nearly 70 pct Sales Plunge in 2020

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s three major multiplex chain operators have seen their respective 2020 sales plunge nearly 70 percent from a year earlier due to the fallout of the yearlong novel coronavirus pandemic, data showed Thursday. Industry leader CJ CGV, the cinema affiliate under the wing of entertainment giant CJ Group, [...]

Korean Film Council to Hold Cinema Networking Event in Vietnam

Korean Film Council to Hold Cinema Networking Event in Vietnam

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Film Council (KFC) said Tuesday that it will hold a “K-Cinema Global Networking” event in Ho Chi Minh City this month to expand cooperation and exchanges in cinema between South Korea and Vietnam.  To be jointly held by the KFC and Vietnam’s culture ministry from June 22 to [...]

Busan and Wanda Group to Establish 100-billion Won Movie Fund

Busan and Wanda Group to Establish 100-billion Won Movie Fund

BUSAN, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Busan Metropolitan Government will partner with China’s Wanda Group to raise 100 billion won for use in future Korea-China film productions.  The city revealed Friday that it had agreed on specific investment terms for the joint-production fund with Wanda Group representatives including chairman Wang Jianlin.  Busan mayor Suh Byung-soo [...]