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Chinese company invests in South Korea's top VFX studio, Tilda on board for Bong's next feature, catch the latest episode of Korean Cinema Today, and Mying Films has some exciting plans for the future of film production.
"China's Legend Capital Invests in Korean VFX Firm Dexter Studios"
One of China's largest venture capital firms, Legend Capital, has shown huge faith in South Korean VFX studio Dexter Studios by investing $10 million. "Mr Go", which involved an impressive CGI gorilla who plays baseball, was a huge hit in China, help paved the way here for another Korean-Chinese production deal that bodes well for film relations and future business in the region.
…READ ON VARIETY: https://variety.com/2015/biz/asia/legend-capital-invests-in-dexter-studios-vfx-1201544591/
"Tilda Swinton Will Join Bong Joon-ho for Future Project"
Tilda Swinton, who starred in Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi success story "Snowpiercer" has confirmed that she is working with Bong once again on his upcoming film (reported to be "Okja"). Yes!
…READ ON KOBIZ: http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/news/news.jsp?mode=VIEW&seq=3506
"Korean Cinema Today"
The latest episode of Korean Cinema Today turns its gaze on BiFan and has Annick Mahnert of Screen Division to discuss Korean genre films in the global market.
….LISTEN ON KOBIZ: http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/publications/kct_podcast.jsp?pageIndex=1
"Shim, game changer in Korean cinema"
Myung Films is celebrating its 20th anniversary by investing in a a kind of Hollywood Town that will feature a "complete moviemaking ecosystem". This sounds like a very interesting project, and help the next generation of filmmakers by providing a completing unique moviemaking experience. Keep your eyes on this one.
…READ ON KOREA HERALD: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150710000830
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