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Regional Film Commissions

GJFC (Gwangju Film Commission)
Gwangju has been known for its spiritual and cultural heritage, as the "Home of the Righteousness", and "Home of the Arts". From the Righteous Army Movement in the late Chosun Dynasty to the May 18 Gwangju Democratic Movement, Gwangju inherits the tradition of democracy, human rights and peace. Also, Gwangju is hosting world-class modern arts and design festivals like Gwangju Biennale and Gwangju Design Biennale. Gwangju Film Commission (GJFC) has been supporting local filmmakers to make a contribution to Korean film & video industry, and to give wider publicity to the historical, cultural backgrounds of Gwangju.

Location Highlights
* Nature
          Mudeungsan (Mountain), Hwasun Red Cliff, Jangseong Dam, etc.
* Culture & History
          Gwangju Theater, Damyang Juknokwon (Bamboo Garden), Chonnam National University, Yangrim Church, etc.

Incentive programs open to international productions
* Up to 40% cash grant for production costs of projects shot in Gwangju, with a cap of
          KRW 100 million
* Location Scouting Support

Recently Supported International Productions
* Okja, by BONG Joon-ho, Korea/USA 2017
* A Taxi Driver, by JANG Hun, Korea 2017
* Idol, by LEE Su-jin, Korea 2019

201, 749, Hanam-daero, Buk-gu, Gwangju, Republic of Korea (61264)
(Tel) +82 62 674 4008~9
(Fax) +82 62 443 0414

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