CJ ENM CEO Kang Ho-sung wants his company to be on the frontline of Korean content for global audiences to enjoy. More specifically, he wants such viewers to “watch two to three Korean films annually, eat one to two Korean dishes monthly, watch one..
Kim Young-ho, 45, an office worker in Seoul, recently subscribed to Tving, an over-the top (OTT) service run by CJ ENM. The release of "Seo Bok" caught his attention.
A constellation of stars including actors Lee Dong-wook and Han Ji-min has been cast for the upcoming romantic comedy “Happy New Year.” The film is about people with different stories intersecting in a hotel around the new year.
Naver said in an announcement that it will add Tving to its Plus Membership, bringing the service closer to the soup-to-nuts model of Amazon Prime.
Domestic streaming-service providers and the government are on the same page in that they want to beat Netflix. But when it comes to how, there's little common ground.
The Association of Korean Buyers & Distributors of Foreign Films (KBDF) decided to halt the streaming of their foreign films on local OTT (Over-The-Top) platforms —Wavve, Watcha and Tving— until proper payment is made for the films’ copyrights.