Korea is open for business

Korea is open for business

Co-production links are being forged between Korea and the UK, says Amanda Groom.

The stunning National Museum of Korea in Seoul was recently home to an event that signposted an exciting road ahead for UK indies.

The Bridge welcomes K-Drama Week to London

The Bridge welcomes K-Drama Week to London

Korean Drama launched in London last week, 24th September, at the Curzon Cinema, Soho with the screening of global blockbuster IRIS, Asia’s most successful TV drama ever. Amanda Groom Managing Director of The Bridge and Director of IRIS, Yang, Hun-ho announced the...
K-content: head on

K-content: head on

The cash on the table is for projects that already have a broadcaster attached and that are relevant to the Korean audience. The organisations will generally ‘match-fund’, mirroring the budget already committed to a project.

The cash injections come with various stipulations that can be hard to navigate for international firms, which is where the likes of The Bridge come in.

Korean Food Made Simple

Korean Food Made Simple

Co-production between Blink Films UK and PAAN Media, Korea. TX Food Network and Cooking Channel US. The series is a fascinating introduction to simple, delicious healthy Korean food. Chef and food writer Judy Joo travels back to South Korea and on an incredible...
Korea Documentary Festival

Korea Documentary Festival

THE BRIDGE works with South Korea’s Korea Communications Agency (KCA) to expand international programming opportunities, provide knowledge transfer of Korean and English-speaking programming ideas and in the generation of a funding flow for international co-...
UK / South Korea drama co productions

UK / South Korea drama co productions

One example of how that trade is being boosted is UK company The Bridge. Having launched earlier this year, it specialises in creating, securing funding for and managing coproduction opportunities between English-speaking and Asian companies.