Seoul Business Agency (SBA)www.sba.seoul.kr
Founded in 1999, SBA Media Contents Center is global standard post-production certified by Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. SBA Media Contents Center is South Korea's leading one-stop shop solution for digital media services, fulfilling all elements of the post-production process from editing, sound mixing, color grading, music and mastering to delivery.
MovieBloc is a blockchain-based film contents platform run by Pandora TV (Korean video streaming platform: Pandora.tv). Since the official launching early this year 2020, it has been conducting with updating the system and collaborating with various organizations, distribution companies and individuals such as PICORD FILM, Post Fin, CENTRALPARK, Rainydays Pictures, Kaywon High School of Arts online film festival and DMZ Industry (DMZ International Documentary Film Festival).
Founded in 2016, Feel&Plan is a film PR company responsible for the promotion and marketing of documentaries like Our President, The Reservoir Game, Le Tour: My Last 49 Days, Old Marine Boy, Granny Poetry Club, and Kim Gun, as well as fiction films like The Running actress, The Big Sick, Ode to the Goose, among many others. It is a PR & Planning house that is now expanding its marketing expertise into various contents: film festivals like Seoul Independent Film Festival and Independent Animation Film Festival; TV shows like 「Teach Me If You Can」; and musicals like 「Big Fish」.
EBS, the Korea’s leading public broadcaster featuring educational and cultural programs, has been specialized in making documentary programs.
Since 2004, EBS has been hosting ‘EBS International Documentary Festival (EIDF)’ annually by combining the characteristics of both broadcasting and film festival.
EIDF has been expanding the base of the local documentary scene since its launch, and opened an Industry program in 2020 to support independent documentary projects and educate emerging producers.
Besides, as of last year, EBS signed an MOU with ‘DMZ International Documentary Film Festival,’ and has been forging partnership with DMZ Documentary Film Festival by organizing ‘EBS Prime Pitch Fund’ and so on.
The Newstapa Collaboration Center Foundationhttps://withnewstapa.org/
The Newstapa Collaboration Center Foundation is established in 2020 to develop Korean Investigative Journalism and to restore the healthy media ecosystem through solidarity and collaboration of independent journalists, education and promotion of investigative journalism and content production such as documentary films. The foundation is a sister organization with Newstapa, a nonprofit investigative reporting organization without advertisements or sponsorship from business and government agency.
Post Fin is a versatile company specializing in technical services for the festival screenings and technical operating of the events. It also serves as a post-production studio that covers color grading, DCP mastering, and subtitling for independent films (fiction features and shorts). In addition to the fore-mentioned business, Post Fin handles film distribution and submission to film festivals for Korean independent filmmakers. Since December in 2018, it also runs a multi-purpose cultural space: DARAK SPACE to support and promote various films and cultural content.
Atnine Film Co., Ltd. / Artninewww.instagram.com/at9film
Atnine Film Co., Ltd. manages two multiplex cinemas and one Art House cinema called Artnine. Its main objective is to make sure the audience is introduced to rich content. Its commitment is to provide the best content and viewing pleasure for the audience by introducing them to unique and special film. Also it has been acquiring and distributing films since 2009, its collection includes Armadillo (2010), Laurence Anyway (2013), and The Hunt (2013), Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013), Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2014), Ernest & Celestine (2014), MOMMY (2014), Atnine also has distributed Korean independent films and documentaries such as My name is KIM Bok-dong (2019), House of Hummingbird (2018), Spy Nation (2016), The World of Us (2015), With or Without You (2015), MANSHIN: Ten Thousand Spirits (2014), CHEONAN SHIP PROJECT (2013) to name a few.