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Company Profile: 'Korea Cinetel'

Korea Cinetel, established in May 1999, has a passion and clear vision for image creation and has produced various kinds of programs such as cultural shows, documentaries and entertainment shows. Korea Cinetel provides its various shows to major TV networks, cable networks and DMB.

Company Name:

Korea Cinetel

Address:

7F. Korean Literature B/D, 433-2, Daeheung-Dong, Mapo-Gu, Seoul, Korea

Business Category:

TV Programs & Digital Contents

Business Subcategory:

TV Contents Producing

Contact Information

  • Telephone: +82.2.703.9033. (ext. 108)
  • Fax: +82.2.703.9031
  • Email: injeong.won@hotmail.com
  • Contact: Injeong Won
  • Title: Assistant Manager / Global Strategy
  • Website: www.koreacinetel.com
  • Twitter, Myspace, Facebook Address: N/A

Partners:

KBS, MBC, SBS, MBC every1, KBS N

Company Profile

We pursue perfection! Korea Cinetel is a leading TV production company in Korea. Korea Cinetel won the best independent production company award from KBS TV. 

Korea Cinetel, established in May 1999, has a passion and clear vision for image creation and has produced various kinds of programs such as cultural shows, documentaries and entertainment shows. Korea Cinetel provides its various shows to major TV networks, cable networks and DMB.

Who We Are

  • Describe your current business status in the local/global market.

Korea Cinetel is a leading TV production company that has produced popular shows like <VJ Commando> and <Unlimited Zone Q!> for national television networks. Korea Cinetel built New Business Network and Global Network as well as worked on co-productions with partners in U.S.A, Sweden, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Describe your key products.

Children of the World: Selected as excellent program in 2006 by KBI

10 episodes HD documentaries for a special programming on KBS

Exported to 12 countries including Hong Kong, Qatar, Singapore

VJ Commando: The first documentary series that pioneered a drama documentary in Korea

The longest running syndicated TV series (10 years)

The highest rating syndicated TV series in Korea

A beloved series watched by 15% of population

Other than VJ Commando, Cinetel has produced popular HD documentaries such as ‘Unlimited Zone’, ‘Kitchen’, ‘Fascination of Gate’, ‘Fashion Express, Dongdaemun’ as well as entertainment shows such as ‘Princes’ Snack Stall’ ‘Stunning Story of Super Jr. <Short Drama Show>’.

  • What are your company’s main strengths?

Robust production system

Popular series for national TV networks

Korea Cinetel produces the unprecedented documentary series ‘VJ Commando’ and ‘Unlimited Zone’ as well as the news shows ‘Live Morning of the World’ and ‘Good Morning’

Focus on Emerging Media: Programming such as ‘Kitchen Dream’, ‘Princes’ Snack Stalls’, and ‘Super Junior Show’ target emerging media like cable/satellite and DMB.

Exceptional Management Team: Robust revenue growths over the last 10 years as well as a strong relationship with national television networks prove the capability of the Korea Cinetel management team. The company has also obtained vast talent pools.

Award Winning Content Production: 18 times award winner selected by Korea Broadcasting Commission and Korea Broadcasting Institute.

Global Content: Content sales and co-production with its international partners since 2006

  • What are the greatest challenges, both from a creative and business standpoint that companies like yours face in today’s economy?

It is challenging to develop a creative content as an independent production company in Korea. Improved working environment would ultimately lead to better and more creative contents.

  • Describe your plans for 2010.

Diversifying target markets, initiative projects for emerging media, and cross-platform businesses

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