Leading Korean Film Producer KIM Ho-sung visits Auckland

At the recent 2018 Korean Film Festival, the Korea Cinerama Trust were fortunate to host one of Korea’s leading producer KIM Ho-sung. KIM Ho-sung produced the Korean Blockbuster hits ‘Along with the Gods’ 1 & 2 franchise which respectively pulled in 14.4 million audiences and broke Korea’s opening day record. He also produced the LEE Byung-hun period epic Masquerade which screened as Premiere Film for […]

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IndieWire review ‘Believer’

Believer is reviewed by IndiWire.  Read the full review here Watch the movie at the Terror Fi Festival in Wellington, New Zealand.  Details here   ‘Believer’ Review: A Frenzied Korean Remake of Johnnie To’s Brilliant ‘Drug War’ A massive hit in its native Korea, this wild crime drama is evenly split between romanticizing and lamenting the violence of a drug war.  A massive hit in […]

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South Korea on New Zealand screens

South Korea and New Zealand’s film connections have come a long way since the Korean Cinerama Trust was set up in 2004. Current chair Michael Stephens and deputy chair Melissa Lee talk about the Trust’s beginnings, and how film partnerships have blossomed over the years. It was around 2002 when a group of Korean film buffs got together to set up an initiative that could […]

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NZ Korean Film Festival in Korean Media

The 2018 Korean Film Festival in New Zealand was featured in a range of Korean media.  Please see the below links for more information.   Joong Ang Ilbo 중앙인보 2018 뉴질랜드 한국영화제 ‘2018 뉴질랜드 한국영화제’가 11~14일 뉴질랜드 오클랜드에서 열린다. 코리안 시네라마 트러스트와 주뉴질랜드 한국대사관 오클랜드 분관이 준비했다. ‘독전’을 개막작으로 ‘아이 캔 스피크’ ‘국가대표 2’ ‘끝까지 간다’ ‘뷰티 인사이드’ 등을 상영한다. [출처: 중앙일보] [문화동네] 2018 뉴질랜드 […]

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Believer to screen at Terror-Fi Film Festival, Wellington

The Korean blockbuster action film, ‘Believer’ will be featured at the Terror-Fi Film Festival in Roxy Cinema in Wellington.     There are two screenings on November 2 at 6pm and November 4 at 2:30pm.   These screenings have been supported by the Korean Cinerama Trust, together with the Korean Embassy in New Zealand. Please check the homepage below for more information. http://www.terrorfifest.com/   스트레스를 […]

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Producer Kim Ho Sung visits New Zealand

In October, Korean producer Kim Ho Sung visited New Zealand on the occasion of the 2018 Korean Film Festival as this year’s VIP Guest in Auckland. We were delighted to welcome Kim Ho Sung, who is currently the Head of Fox International Princeton Korea.  During his visit he gave a presentation at the University of Auckland.  The Korean Cinerama Trust was delighted to receive the […]

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오세아니아 위클리 Oceania Weekly 2018년 10월 10일

The 2018 Korean Film Festival Opening in New Zealand was featured on Oceania Weekly 2018년 10월 10일. Watch here:

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Korea Times: ‘Believer’ to open Korean film festival in New Zealand

The Korea Times published the following story in October 2018.  Read the full article here   ‘Believer’ to open Korean film festival in New Zealand By Kang Hyun-kyung The crime action film “Believer” will open the 2018 Korean Film Festival in New Zealand. Directed by Lee Hae-young, the crime action movie had attracted 5.2 million at home since it was released on May 22. It […]

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Show Me Shorts Film Festival features Korean Focus

Show Me Shorts Film Festival features Korean Focus This year’s Show Me Shorts Film Festival, Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival, will have a Korean Focus resulting from a partnership between the organisers and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea. The festival will feature seven short films that explore the lives of South Koreans and what is important to them. Their history, fears and dreams. […]

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2018 한국영화제 개최 (오클랜드, 해밀턴)

보 도 자 료 2018.9.12. (수), 주오클랜드분관  2018 한국영화제 개최 (오클랜드, 해밀턴) 주오클랜드분관은 9~11월 간 오클랜드 및 인근지역에서 개최되는 2018 Korea Festival 의 일환으로 Korean Cinerama Trust와 함께 △ 10. 11.(목)부터 14.(일)까지 오클랜드 시내에 위치한 Academy Cinemas (44 Lorne St. 시립도서관 건물)에서, △ 11. 9.(금)부터 11.(일)까지 해밀턴의 University of Waikato에서 한국영화제를 개최합니다. 영화제 기간 중, 신작을 포함한 다양한 장르의 총 10편의 한국 영화가 무료 상영될 […]

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