[VOD & News] "Architecture 101” Production Company to Establish Fully-funded Film School.
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A Korean production that has played a pivotal role in the growth of the domestic film industry will establish a film school withing three years.
Myung Film, which produced “Joint Security Area/ JSA” (2000) and “Architecture 101” (2012), is building a school offering full scholarship program to students a two-year curriculum covering acting, directing and video editing, according to the firm’s press release.
“We hope to educate talented students with professionalism who will contribute and develop the Korean film industry,” Myung Film Chief Lee Eun was quoted as saying.
In the run-up to the grand opening in February 2015, “Myung Film Institue” is currently putting up the buildings including its dormitory in Paju, Gyeonggi Province.
Along with the new initiative, the company is also looking forward to renovate the “Architecture 101” shooting set in Jeju Island into a coffee shop. Named “Cafe, Seo-yeon’s Home” [translated], the dream house is expected to open next March, the officials said.
Myung Film, one of the well-known production firms in Korea, produced hits including romance “The Contact” (1997), “Forever the Moment” (2007) and animation “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild" (2011).