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Event news: UK-Korea Creative Industries Forum

Following on from the memorandum of understanding signed during President Park’s visit, this is the second UK-Korea Creative Industries Forum.

UK-Korea Creative Industries Forum

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Hosted by Department for Culture Media and Sport
Venue: BFI Southbank Centre (NFT1)
Date: Monday 7 March 2016
Timings: 09.30-17.30

On behalf of the UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and the Republic of Korea Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, we are delighted to invite you to attend the rescheduled second UK-Korea Creative Industries Forum at the British Film Institute’s Southbank Centre.

Creative Industries Forum graphicThe UK-Korea Creative Industries Forum is a one-day event hosted by the UK and Korean Governments to celebrate the strong and growing links between our creative industries. The event will be led by Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP from the UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister Kim Jong-deok from the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism. Bringing together the leaders of several of the UK’s and Korea’s most pioneering and significant companies across the creative landscape, the event will identify opportunities for working together, forming beneficial partnerships and exchanging expertise.

The 2016 Forum will be held at the BFI Southbank in London on Monday 7 March from 0930hrs and will feature a day long programme of showcases, speeches, panel discussions and networking sessions.

There is no charge for attending, but places are limited, on a first come, first served basis. To confirm your attendance, please email [email protected]. The schedule is laid out below.

Time Session Details Starring
09.30-10.00 Arrival and Registration
  1. Registration in the Main Foyer by the Box Office
  2. Networking tea and coffee
10.00-10.20 Opening session
  1. Opening address by Amanda Nevill, CEO of British Film Institute
  2. Speech by UK Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale OBE MP
  3. Speech by Korean Culture Minister, Kim Jong-deok
  • Amanda Nevill
  • UK Secretary of State for Culture
  • Korean Minister for Culture
10.20-10.40 Signing Ceremony
  1. Agreements between UK and Korean creative organisations signed
  2. UK and RoK Ministers sign a Joint Declaration
  • British Fashion Council and CCFDK
  • UK Crafts Council and KCDF
  • BBFC and KMRB
  • PACT and KIPA
  • Joint Statement: DCMS and MCST
10.40-11.25 VFX in Film Showcase
  1. VFX case study – UK and Korea
  2. Panel discussion with Q&A
  • Peter Truckel – Director of VFX Hub, Bournemouth University (Moderator)
  • Danny Duke / Gemma Timms – Outpost
  • Park Young-shin – CEO of Digital Idea
11.25-11.40 BREAK
  • Networking
11.40-12.35 Animation Showcase
  1. Animation case study – UK and Korea
  2. Panel discussion with Q&A
  • Oli Hyatt – Animation UK (Moderator)
  • Tony Collingwood, Collingwood and Co
  • Yoon Sang-cheol – Director of SK Broadband
  • Hong Seong-ho – CEO of Locus Animation Studio
12.35-13.25 TV Showcase
  1. Broadcasting case study – UK and Korea
  2. Panel discussion with Q&A
  • Mike Beale – ITV Studios (Moderator)
  • Kirstie McClure – Pioneer Productions
  • Hwang Jin-woo – Head of Format of CJ E&M
13.25-14.25 Lunch
  • Business to business networking
14.25-15.10 Fashion Showcase
  1. Fashion case study – UK and Korea
  2. Panel discussion with Q&A
  • Professor Frances Corner OBE (Moderator)
  • Caroline Rush – British Fashion Council
  • Lie Sang-bong – Chair of Council of Fashion Designers of Korea
15.10-15.30 Coffee break
  • Networking
15.30-16.15 Policy discussion
  1. 1Summary of UK-RoK cooperation to date
  2. Ministers and companies discuss opportunities for the UK and Korea
  • Martin Fryer – British Council Director Korea (Moderator)
  • UK Government Minister
  • Minister Kim Jong-deok
  • UK and Korean companies
16.15-17.30 Reception Post-Forum reception to mark the end of the second UK-Korea Creative Industries Forum

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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