On Monday March 7th, the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) held its annual creative industries forum. This year, it took place at the prestigious BFI Southbank in its largest screening room, NFT1. The day kicked off with speeches by UK Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale OBE MP, and Korean Culture Minister, Kim  Jong-deok, followed by signature of a memorandum […]

Tomorrow, December 1st, KOCCA is organizing the 2nd edition of its K-Drama Showcase, with the episodes from 4 Korean TV series screened to the general public. Taking place from 2.00pm to 3.00pm, at the British Film Institute (BFI) Southbank, screen NFT3, the showcase will be a very exciting opportunity for the British audience to discover some brand new […]

Thanks to our partnership with the Seoul Drama Awards, as their only foreign-based online supporters (yes!), we have been invited to attend the events of South Korea’s most prestigious TV drama awards ceremony on September 8, 9 and 10. We still have to buy our flight tickets and find accommodation though. The UK has historically been the […]

The KCCUK/KOCCA/KTO have unveiled the full programme of this year’s London Korean Festival. Here is an overview:   On stage, there will be music and dance performances, blending modern and traditional styles. K-pop and rock music: Kpop: f(x); Rock: gukkasten. B-boy dance: Jinjo crew vs. UK’s Soul Mavericks Traditional music and dance performances: 4innori: ajaeng, […]

PLEASE NOTE WE SCREEN ONLY THE FIRST EPISODE (PILOT) OF EACH DRAMA SERIES. Korean TV drama fans are invited to join the third event of the yearly London Korean Drama Screenings on Thursday 2 July, from 7:00pm. Pilot episodes to be screened will be:   The King’s Face (왕의 얼굴) First Broadcast: KBS2 (2015), 23 […]

On November 26, the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) made public the results of a study it conducted in the United States about the consumption of Korean television dramas. Just to put this is context, KOCCA supports the promotion of Korean creative industries in international markets, and as such this study shall serve the companies […]

The Hospital Club Soho 24 Endell Street, London WC2H 9HQ Thursday 25 September, 9:30-14:30   This event is a private showcase and reception of selected Korean Drama pitching and panel discussions with major Korean broadcasting companies (KBS, SBS, CJ E&M), indie producers (Goldenthumb Pictures) and writers (Kwon Eun-mi of Gapdong), as well as influential contributors […]

Wednesday 24 September, 7-11pm @ Curzon Cinema Soho, 99 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5DY RSVP to KCCUK at 0207 004 2600 or info@kccuk.org   Tomorrow, Wednesday 24 September, the KCCUK and KOCCA are holding an opening event to the K-Drama Week at Curzon Cinema Soho. The evening will start with the screening of the film […]