Bridge to South Korea

Bridge to South Korea

Bridge to South Korea | | Screenings | C21Media TALKING SHOP: Amanda Groom, MD of Argonon joint venture The Bridge, discusses Asian market trends and tips for Western prodcos looking East as the 2015 Korea TV Content Showcase gets underway in London. Image featuring...
Advisory Position

Advisory Position

Amanda Groom MD The Bridge honoured to be appointed advisor to Korean animation and creative companies by KOCCA London Director Park
AGBreakfast Club Meet

AGBreakfast Club Meet

30 business leaders including Amanda Groom MD The Bridge gather in London with Malaysia at the #AGbreakfastclub to discuss robotics and future trends
Korea guidance

Korea guidance

South Korea first elbowed its way on to the international formats scene in 2008, when that year’s BCWW conference in Seoul was suddenly all about selling scripted and reality IP, after years of being dominated by animation and ready-made K-drama. “It’s certainly a...

The Bridge talks to C21

TALKING SHOP: Amanda Groom, MD of Argonon joint venture The Bridge, discusses Asian market trends and tips for Western prodcos looking East as the 2015 Korea TV Content Showcase gets underway in London.

Blink lands Korean doc deal

Blink lands Korean doc deal

The deal was brokered by The Bridge, a joint venture set up between Argonon and former C4 and Sony Pictures executive Amanda Groom, to help international indies win business in Asia.

EBS, Bethel Global cross The Bridge

EBS, Bethel Global cross The Bridge

EBS and Bethel have signed an agreement with The Bridge, which is a joint venture between UK-based Argonon and producer Amanda Groom that aims to partner British producers with Asian firms, for a production venture.

The Bridge links with Korea

The Bridge links with Korea

Argonon-backed media consultancy The Bridge has struck a production deal with Korean broadcaster Educational Broadcasting System and Bethel Global Media Content.

Argonon aids indies in Asia

Argonon aids indies in Asia

The Bridge offers all English-speaking producers a unique opportunity to tap into all that the Asian production market offers.

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.

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.

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.