Inauguration of Gangwon Film Commission
The inaugural ceremony of the Gangwon Film Commission was held on Thursday, March 16th. Gangwon province was last of 11 South Korean regions to organize and network a film association. Actress and director, Bang Eun-jin, who directed pieces such as <Princess Aurora 오로라 공주> and <Going Home 집으로 가는길> was appointed head of the Gangwon film commission with 10 committee members under her.
Members of the committee are as follows: Kim Jong-ha (professor of media contents division at Halla University), Lee An-na (film producer), Park Gwang-hyun (film director), Jeon Chan-il (film critic), Park bong-won (researcher), Jung Sang-min (film producer), Seo Jung-su (professor of film contents and Hanrim Sungsim University), Cho Chang-ho (film director), Shin Hyun-sang (head of media foundation), Choi Gwang-hee (film critic).
The Gangwon Film Commission will strive to support the development of a diverse and abundant archive of films both domestically and internationally. At the same time, it will also promote the region of Gangwon as another foundation for artistic productions.
Seo Eui-mi, Reporter for The AsiaN