Company Profile: Dongwoo Animation CO, Ltd.
Company Name: Dongwoo Animation CO, Ltd.
Address: 7th Floor E-SPACE Building, 212-26 Guro-3 dong, Guro-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Business Category: Animation, Character Licensing
Business Subcategory: Animation Production (2D,3D), 3D Movie/HD Animation, OEM Animation Production, Animation Production for Commercials, Corporate Animation Video Production, Educational Program, Character Licensing Business, Toy Business
- Telephone: 82-2-3282-9589
- Fax: 82-2-3282-9596
- Email: email@example.com
- Contact: Shinwan Kim
- Title: Senior Manager, International Division
Mateo, The Great Pig Pirate : www.pigmateo.com
Bastof Lemon: www.bastoflemon.co.kr
Bristol Expedition: http://www.kbs.co.kr/1tv/enter/bristol/index.html
- Twitter, Myspace, Facebook: N/A
Warner Bros., Sony/Columbia Pictures, Starz Media, Film Roman, 4Kids Entertainment, Cookie Jar Entertainment, Xilam, Gallop
Established in 1991, Dongwoo Animation Co., Ltd. (“Dongwoo Animation”) is a leading entertainment company whose business area covers 2D and 3D animation production, distribution, toy manufacturing, and character licensing. The company houses 50 animation directors and 350 animators along with a state-of-the-art HD editing system.
Dongwoo Animation produces 1~3 TV animation series for the Korean national networks such as KBS and SBS. In general Dongwoo Animation co-produces 3~4 shows and 5~8 shows for partners in Japan, U.S.A, and France.
The company’s valuable partners include Warner Bros., Starz Media, 4Kids Entertainment, Sony/Columbia, Gallop, Bandai, d-Rights, Dentsu, Cookie Jar Entertainment, and Xilam.
Who We Are
- Tell me about current business status in the local/global market
Dongwoo Animation develops competitive content for the global market and continuously seeks good content sources.
- Tell me about your key products
Bristol Expedition, Mateo, The Great Pig Pirate, Africa.a.F.r.I.c.A, Uniminipet, Bastof Lemon, Sinarak, Kommi
- What are your company’s main strengths?
Dongwoo Animation houses pools of talent that seamlessly work with other departments. In-house production allows for monitoring quality and meeting a deadline at the same time.
- What are the greatest challenges, both from a creative and business standpoint that companies like your face in today’s economy?
To create content that appeals to the global audience for the long term and to adapt its shows to emerging platforms.
- Tell me about your plans for 2010
Dongwoo Animation is currently developing new animated series properties. They are also in talks to create animation based on popular Korean characters and stories, as well as partnering with companies in Asia and Europe on series co-production.