While Netflix recently greenlit two original Korean dramas, Amazon is first to release a first Korean drama of its own. The pilot episode of its first original Kdrama, The Idolm@ster.KR, has indeed been published today, 28 April 2017. As per usual with its originals, Amazon will be adding one new episode a week. Subscribers to Amazon Prime […]

After months of showing interest in finding its first original Korean drama series, Netflix has finally struck gold. Indeed, the global VOD platform will be financing Love Alarm, a 12-episode series based on popular webtoon by Kye Young-chon (Unplugged Boy, Audition, Girl in Heels, Beautiful Man), famous for her ‘unique take on the romance genre’. Production […]

The yearly London Korean Film Festival is back for its 11th edition, opening on Thursday November 3rd with the UK Premiere of female director Lee Kyoung-mi’s The Truth Beneath at London’s Picturehouse Central cinema and closing with the same film at Queen’s Film Theatre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) will […]

Personal yet universal stories tackled with both nostalgia and humor are often the best way to bring different cultures together and touch audiences from various backgrounds. And Korean American director Benson Lee achieved a perfect balance in Seoul Searching which had its European premiere screening at the Asia House Film Festival on Saturday February 27th at […]

Ahead of its launch in South Korea next year, Netflix announced an investment in Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s new monster feature film, Okja. Not only this is the first time the now world’s leading streaming platform invests in a Korean filmmaker, but the amount is well above Bong’s most recent blockbuster movie, Snowpiercer, with an […]

We were very privileged to attend the 10th edition of the Seoul Drama Awards. Not only the ceremony was skilfully and meticulously organized, but the number of high profile talents both hosting and receiving prizes on stage was unprecedented. We will provide further details on the events in a further post, but in the meantime, […]

Besides our main activity of promotion of Korean TV drama series in the UK, we have decided to launch an activity of distribution of Asian co-produced webseries under the umbrella of Daehan Drama.   Our decision is based on the international market’s growing acceptance of webseries as professional and qualitative content: Previously ad-funded streaming services […]

After almost a year since the news was made public of Korean film actress Bae Doona taking part in the new science-fiction series Sense8 co-written by the Wachowskis (Matrix, Cloud Atlas) and J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5), Netflix has set a premiere date on its service, including in the United Kingdom. And it will be […]