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MR. GO and THE HOST 2 to Be Supported by KOFIC

May 10, 2013
  • Writerby JI Yong-jin
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5 Films Chosen for International Co-Production Incentive Support 2013
The result of evaluation for International Co-Production Incentive Support 2013, a project run by the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) for activation of international co-production of Korean films, has been made. KIM Yong-hwa’s Mr. Go, PARK Myeong-cheon’s The Host 2, AN Byung-ki’s remake of The Phone, JEON Kyu-hwan’s Painter (working title) and CHANG Yoon-hyun’s Yoku Love (working title) will be supported. Each of the films will receive KRW 30 million (USD 27.300) except Painter which will get KRW 26 million (USD 23.600).

The evaluation was made by a jury composed of seven members at KOFIC on April 29th and 30th. The evaluation criteria were ①validity of planning and completeness of work, ②possibility for co-production and attracting foreign investment, ③capability of director and staff for production, ④concreteness and possibility of plan for foreign distribution and ⑤need of incentive and appropriateness of use.

The jury consisted of KIM Mi-hee, the president of Studio Dream Capture, the studio that produced PaceMaker, KIM Sang-o, the president of Ozonefilm, the production company of Deranged, BAE Yong-guk, the president of BlueStorm, the production company of April Snow and Family Ties, JANG Won-seok, the president of Dasepo Club, the production company of War of the Arrows, LEE Sung-gang, professor at the Korean Academy of Film Arts and the director of My Beautiful Girl, Mari, HWANG Gyu-deok, professor at Myongji University and the director of For Eternal Hearts and KIM Nan-suk, the president of JINJIN Pictures, a company that has distributed films in Korea and overseas.
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