Post Tagged with: "south-korea"

/ 05/24/2012 12:09 PM

Discovery Channel Korea announces the winners of FTFM Korea initiative (Onscreen Asia)

Five directors selected to film uniquely Korean stories for premiere in late 2012 as part of Discovery Korea’s first anniversary celebrations. by Shreya Gopi OnScreen Asia (22 May 2012) Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) announced the five winners of the Discovery Channel Korea First Time Filmmakers (FTFM) Korea initiative, a project designed to help develop the documentary storytelling skills of Korean [...]

/ 05/11/2012 7:39 PM

Docaviv 2012: “Planet of Snail” wins the International competition

On 9 May 2012, the winners of the Docaviv 2012 Film Festival competitions were announced at the Port of Tel Aviv. The Best International Film award was given to the Korean film “Planet of Snail”. The film is directed by Yi Seungjun and produced by Kim Minchul and Gary Kam. It received 20,000 ₪ courtesy of the Ministry of Culture & Sport – The Israeli Film [...]

/ 03/03/2012 1:36 PM

“Planet of snail” (2011 / South-Korea)

South Korea – Japan / 2011 / HD – 16:9 87′ (feature edition) – 52′ (TV version) Language: Korean with english subtitles Director: Seung-Jun Yi Producer: Min-Chul Kim, Gary Kam (CreativeEAST) Co-producer: Janne Niskala (Vaski Filmi / Finland) Worldwide distribution: Cat&Docs SYNOPSIS: I come from planet of snail where people communicate by touching each other. We call ourselves “snails” because [...]

/ 03/02/2012 3:01 AM

“Planet of Snail” touching in many ways (Korean Herald)

Of all our senses, the sense of touch arguably is the most intimate. It develops before all the other senses, and it’s one of the first ways in which children learn about their environment and bond with others. It brings pleasure, protection and emotional support. Even after our sight weakens and hearing fades, this sense usually stays with us. Director [...]

/ 02/09/2012 12:12 AM

TVF International sells arts, history and environment docs in Asia

UK factual distributor TVF International has sold several docs to the Far East (South Korea, Japan). . South Korea’s newly launched Channel A will air two BBC documentaries on beauty in art “What is Beauty” (pictured) and “Ugly Beauty” (both 1×52′) . Discovery Asia has picked up Skyworks’ 23-part natural history series“The World From Above”. . Japanese pubcaster NHK has bought [...]

/ 12/27/2011 1:43 AM

South Korea and China celebrate 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties

In order to celebrate next year’s 20th anniversary of the establishment of China-South Korea diplomatic ties, a special program “Connecting for Twenty Years” and a documentary “Wangjing” will be shown on CCTV-9, the documentary channel.   . “Connecting for Twenty Years” features interviews with special guests, including China’s first ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Zhang Tingyan, master go player Nie Weiping [...]

/ 11/24/2011 2:55 PM

Over 700 hours from A+E Networks sold in Asia Pacific

Broadcasters in South Korea, Australia and China have acquired factual entertainment and documentary titles from A+E Networks. . In South Korea, CJ Media has acquired “Seriously Funny Kids”, while Skylife has picked up “The Universe in 3D” and KBS has licensed “America: The Story of US”.  Science TV has picked up “Crime 360″, “Mega Disasters”, “Jaws: The Inside Story”, “Silence [...]

/ 04/08/2011 9:42 PM

Doc News / 1 – 30 March 2011

Doc in China, 2 doc festivals in Korea, Filmart 2011 …

/ 11/17/2010 12:49 AM

Doc News / 16-30 November 2010

Discovery doc initiative in China, new lifestyle bouquet in India,  one doc about Asia in the Oscar selection, first film festival in Laos, Digital TV in Asia…

/ 10/16/2010 1:26 AM

Pusan International Film Festival loves docs

Over 26 docs were presented