Posts Tagged ‘South Korea’

“Cloud Bread” and “Pom Pom & Friends” Licensed by Frederator

by Ed Liuon April 15, 2015
In a move to expand its children’s animation portfolio and the scope of international programming on its roster, Frederator has acquired the rights to two popular series from South Korea’s Gangwon Information & Multimedia Corporation (GIMC). Cloud Bread and Pom Pom & Friends – two preschool series with very distinct looks and styles – will […]

Sony PlayStation Theory 101

by Alex Beanon September 4, 2014
Sony has collaborated with South Korea’s Sangmyung University in Seoul to offer a three-credit university course in PlayStation gaming and the gaming industry. The course will include guest lecturers and a field trip to a local gaming studio. The classroom for the course was outfitted with Sony PlayStation 4 and PS Vita gaming systems that […]


Review: “The Little Penguin: Pororo’s Racing Adventure” – On Cruise Control

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2014
The CGI character Pororo the Little Penguin is a smash hit in South Korea, where his animated series has been running since 2003 (though that length is a bit padded by the multi-year gaps between seasons and movies). While Pororo has been successfully exported to multiple foreign countries, Lionsgate is giving the little penguin and […]

Oldboy Becomes A Spike Lee Joint

by Alex Beanon July 12, 2013
Based loosely on the Japanese manga, “Old Boy”, the film about a man imprisoned for 15 years and then mysteriously released by an unknown captor was a South Korean hit 10 years ago. Now comes the Spike Lee remake starring Josh Brolin in the lead role and due for an October 25, 2013 release…