HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched by the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) last Fall, http://korean-content.com/ has been experiencing a rapidly growing audience of fans – both old and new – of Korean pop culture.
The KOCCA initiative in starting the blog as a fun and informative resource supports the Agency's mission to promote and develop the cultural industry of Korea worldwide.
Popular posts to date on http://korean-content.com/ have included an interview with the creators of the top-rated music-themed television drama "Dream High", an article about the "web phenomenon ALLKPOP" and another revolving around "Ghost Face", the newest graphic novel-web comics series from Hyung Min-woo of "Priest" fame, as well as extensive coverage of the Game & Game World Championship last November in Busan.
Drawing the attention of movie fans have been posts ranging from the excitement that built around the Kim Ji-woon revenge-thriller "I Saw The Devil" at the Sundance Film Festival in January to a wrap-up of Korean feature films and shorts presented at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany in February to an interview with "Bedevilled" director Jang Cheol-soo at Fantasporto, Portugal's biggest film festival, earlier this month.
"The goal of http://korean-content.com/ is to provide a destination where an engaged and active community of people from all backgrounds can come together and follow the latest developments on the Korean entertainment scene," states a KOCCA spokesperson. "We look forward to broadening our collaboration with media and other online communities to expand the U.S. fan base for all things Korean, and increase awareness of the exciting talent and creativity that is reflected in Korean content. From movies, television dramas and music to games, manhwa and animations, Korean titles are experiencing an unprecedented surge in global popularity, and we're thrilled to be able to update North American fans through our blog."
A public organization, KOCCA was established in 2009. Its vision is to assist Korea to be one of the world's top 5 content providers by establishing a comprehensive support system to foster the growth of the content industry.
For further information:
Asia Ireton, Allied Integrated Marketing
SOURCE Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA)