- Leading top-tier Korean actress Son Ye-jin of the
Group's associated company, Spackman Media Group, awarded the Best Actress for
Hallyu Dramas at the 2018 Seoul International Drama Awards
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 4 September 2018 - Spackman
Entertainment Group Limited ("Spackman Entertainment Group" or the "Company"
and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), one of Korea's leading
entertainment production groups founded by financier Charles Spackman, wishes
to announce that Korea's foremost actress Son Ye-jin of MS Team
Entertainment Co., Ltd., a wholly‐owned subsidiary of the Group's associated
company, Spackman Media Group Limited, was awarded the Best Actress for Hallyu
Dramas at the 2018 Seoul International Drama Awards.
International Drama Awards gives recognition to Korean productions and
actors/actresses who have gained international attention. SOMETHING IN THE RAIN, starring Son Ye-jin, received the Excellence
Award for Hallyu Dramas. This year, the
Seoul International Drama Awards considered a total of 268 productions from 56
countries which is the largest number of submissions in the history of the
Ye-jin was voted as the Top Female Star in the first half of 2018 in an online
survey conducted by online research company, PMI, which surveyed 5,000
men and women between the age of 20 to 50 years old. In March 2018, Son Ye-jin
was ranked #1 as the top movie actor brand in Korea's brand power survey
published by the Korean Business Research Institute.
upcoming crime thriller film NEGOTIATION co-starring
Hyun Bin, is set to be released in Korea on 19 September.
Entertainment Group Limited
Entertainment Group Limited ("SEGL"
or the "Company"), and together with
its subsidiaries, (the "Group"), one
of Korea's leading entertainment production groups founded by investment
veteran, Mr. Charles Spackman, is primarily engaged in the independent
development, production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion
pictures in Korea. In order to diversify our revenue streams, in
the second half of 2018, we will to expand our business portfolio to include
the production of Korean television dramas. In addition to our content
business, we also make investments into entertainment companies and film funds
that can financially and strategically complement our existing core operations.
SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading
Limited under the ticker 40E.
Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. ("Zip Cinema")
is one of the most recognised film production labels in Korea and has
originated and produced some of Korea's most commercially successful theatrical
films, consecutively producing 8 profitable movies since 2009 representing an
industry leading track record. Recent theatrical releases of Zip Cinema's
motion pictures include some of Korea's highest grossing and award-winning
films such as MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), COLD EYES (2013), and ALL
ABOUT MY WIFE (2012). For more information on Zip Cinema, do visit http://zipcine.com
also owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. ("Novus
Mediacorp"), an investor, presenter, and/or ancillary distributor for a
total of 76 films (53 Korean and 23 foreign) including THE OUTLAWS and SECRETLY,
GREATLY, which was one of the biggest box office hits of 2013 starring Kim
Soo-hyun of MY LOVE FROM THE STARS
fame, as well as FRIEND 2: THE GREAT
LEGACY. In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was also the post-theatrical rights
distributor of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE, a
top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In 2018, THE OUTLAWS, co-presented by Novus
Mediacorp broke the all-time highest Video On Demand ("VOD") sales records in Korea. Novus Mediacorp is currently in the
process of seeking a listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange. For more
information on Novus Mediacorp, do visit
films are theatrically distributed and released in Korea and overseas markets,
as well as for subsequent post-theatrical worldwide release in other forms of
media, including cable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video-on-demand, and home
video/DVD, etc. We release all of our motion pictures into wide-theatrical
exhibition initially in Korea, and then in overseas and ancillary markets.
also operate a café-lounge called Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul
and own a professional photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd..
Company holds an effective shareholding interest of 43.88% in Spackman Media
Group Limited ("SMGL"). SMGL, a
company incorporated in Hong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, is
collectively one of the largest entertainment talent agencies in Korea in terms
of the number of artists under management, including some of the top names in
the Korean entertainment industry. SMGL operates its talent management business
through renowned agencies such as MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd., UAA & Co
Inc., Fiftyone K Inc., SBD Entertainment Inc., and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Through these full-service talent agencies in Korea, SMGL represents and guides
the professional careers of a leading roster of award-winning actors/actresses
in the practice areas of motion pictures, television, commercial endorsements,
and branded entertainment. SMGL leverages its unparalleled portfolio of artists
as a platform to develop, produce, finance and own the highest quality of
entertainment content projects, including theatrical motion pictures, variety shows,
and TV dramas. This platform also creates and derives opportunities for SMGL to
make strategic investments in development stage businesses that can collaborate
with SMGL artists. SMGL is an associated company of the Company.
The Group owns a 100% equity interest in Frame Pictures
Co., Ltd. ("Frame Pictures").
Frame Pictures is a leader in the movie/drama equipment leasing business in
Korea. Established in 2014, Frame Pictures has worked with over 25 top
directors and provided the camera and lighting equipment for some of Korea's
most notable drama and movie projects including the
upcoming Korean film GIRL COPS (2018)
featuring rising star Wi Ha-jun of SMGL and THE GREATEST DIVORCE (2018) starring Bae Doona of SMGL. In 2018, Frame Pictures has also won
contracts to supply equipment to THE
BEAUTY INSIDE (2018), HUNDRED MILLION
STARS FROM THE SKY (2018), LOVELY HORRIBLY (2018), THE GUEST (2018),
historical Korean movie MALMOI, SUITS (2018) featuring Park
Hyung-sik of SMGL, MISTRESS (2018), LIFE (2018), LIVE (2018) starring Lee Kwang-soo of RUNNING MAN, MY MISTER (2018) and Netflix's first Korean original production LOVE ALARM (2018). Frame Pictures and
Novus Mediacorp are currently seeking to list on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
The Company owns a 100% equity interest in Take Pictures
Pte. Ltd. ("Take Pictures")
which owns a strong lineup of 10 film projects including the co-production with
Zip Cinema for THE PRIESTS 2.
Company owns a 100% equity interest in Constellation Agency Pte. Ltd. ("Constellation Agency"). Constellation Agency, which owns The
P Factory Co., Ltd. ("The P Factory")
and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. ("PMG"),
is primarily involved in the business of overseas agency for Korean artists
venturing into the overseas market. The P Factory is an innovative marketing
solutions provider specializing in event and branded content production. PMG is
a talent management agency which represents and manages the careers of major
artists in film, television, commercial endorsements, and branded
On 7 May 2018, the Company announced that it would
spin-off Novus Mediacorp and Frame Pictures into a combined entity to seek
listing on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading
Limited to exploit the growing
post-theatrical and camera equipment leasing markets.
For more details, do visit http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/