Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (“SEAL“or the”Business“), and with its subsidiaries, (the “Band“), is one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups. SEGL is mainly engaged in the independent development, production, exhibition and financing of motion pictures in Korea.
The company was founded in 2011 by renowned media and technology investor Charles Spackman, who served as its Executive Chairman until 2017. For the past two decades, Mr. Charles Spackman has been a powerhouse in the Korean entertainment industry starting in the early 2000s with the pioneering success of Sidus Pictures, the largest film production company at the time and the first to be listed in Korea. Mr. Spackman is also the founder, chairman and CEO of the global investment firm Spackman Group. For more information, please visit charlesspackman.com and spackman-group.com/charles-spackman.
Since its establishment, SEGL has produced over 30 major films, including a number of Korea’s highest-grossing and award-winning films, namely
CRAZY ROMANCE (2019),
THE PRIESTS (2015),
COLD EYES (2013) and
ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012).
Our films are distributed and released theatrically in Korea and overseas markets, as well as for subsequent worldwide post-theatrical release in other forms of media, including online streaming, cable television, broadcast television, IPTV, video on demand and home video. /DVDs, etc. Generally, we release our films to wide theatrical exposure, first in Korea, then in overseas and ancillary markets.
The Group also invests in and produces Korean television series. In addition to our content businesses, we also have interests in entertainment-related companies and film funds that can financially and strategically complement our existing core businesses. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited under the symbol 40E.
SEGL owns 100% interest in Studio Take Co., Ltd.Studio shot“) who produced
STONE JUMP (2020) and
THE BOX (2021). His last movie,
A MAN OF REASONcreated in the United States at 42sd Hawaii International Film Festival. The film was also invited to the 47th Toronto International Film Festival, the largest film festival in North America, and the 55th Sitges Film Festival, one of the top three genre film festivals in the world. Studio Take will also release an upcoming film,
THE GUEST (working title), which is in the post-production phase and scheduled for release in the second half of 2023 or the first half of 2024.
SEGL is the owner of Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd.Novus Mediacorp“), investor, presenter and/or post-theatrical distributor for a total of 80 films (59 Korean and 21 foreign) including
OKAY MADAM (2020),
LONG LIVE THE KING (2019),
MY FIRST CUSTOMER (2019), PINK OF TREASON (2018),
THE OUTLAWS (2017) and
SECRETLY, GREATLY (2013), which was one of the biggest box office hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun of
MY LOVE OF THE STARS (2013), as well as
FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY (2013). In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was also the distributor of post-theatrical rights to
ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012), a hit romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In 2018,
THE OUTLAWSco-presented by Novus Mediacorp broke the highest video-on-demand record of all time (“VOD“) sales records in Korea. For more information, please visit novusmediacorp.com.
The Company holds a 100% interest in Greenlight Content Limited (“Green light content“), which mainly deals with investing in fiction and films, as well as providing consulting services for the production of Korean content. Through the acquisition of Greenlight Content, the Group’s first co-produced fiction,
MY SECRET TERRIUS, starring top Korean star So Ji Sub, reached the top spot in drama ratings for its time slot and recorded double-digit ratings for its highest ratings. Greenlight Content was one of the main investors in
MY SECRET TERRIUS.
The Company holds a 100% interest in Simplex Films Limited (“Simplex films“), which is a start-up film production company. The first film from Simplex Films,
JESTERS: THE GAME CHANGERS (2019), was released in Korea on August 21, 2019. Simplex Films offers several films, including
HURRICANE BROTHERS (working title).
The company owns a 20% stake in The Makers Studio Co. Ltd., which plans to produce and release four upcoming films, the first of which will be
PHANTOM GLAMENT ISLANDa comedy horror movie.
The Company holds an effective interest of 43.88% in Spackman Media Group Limited (“SMGL“). SMGL, a Hong Kong-incorporated company, 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 biggest names in entertainment. Korean entertainment industry. SMGL conducts its talent management business through renowned agencies such as SBD Entertainment Inc. (Son Suk-ku, Han Ji-hyun, Park Keun-rok), MSteam Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Son Ye-jin, Wi Ha-jun, Lee Min-jung, Ko Sung-hee, Lee Cho-hee), UAA&CO Inc. (Kim Sang-kyung) and Play Content Co., Ltd. (Hwang-hwi ).Through these full-service talent agencies in Korea, SMGL represents and guides the professional careers of a significant list of award-winning actors/actresses in the practice areas of film, television, commercial advertisements and branded entertainment. SMGL leverages its unrivaled artist portfolio as a platform to develop, produce, finance and own the highest quality entertainment content projects, including theatrical films, variety shows and series televised. This platform also creates and derives opportunities for SMGL to make strategic investments in early-stage companies that can collaborate with SMGL artists. SMGL is an associated company of the Company. For more information, please visit spackmanmediagroup.com.
The Company holds a 100% interest in Constellation Agency Pte. Ltd.Constellation Agency“). Constellation Agency, owner of The P Factory Co., Ltd. (“).The factory P“) and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. (“PMG“), is mainly involved in overseas agency business for Korean artists venturing into the overseas market. The P Factory is an innovative marketing solutions provider specializing in the production of events and branded content PMG is a talent management agency, which represents and manages the careers of major artists in film, television, commercials and branded entertainment.
The Company also operates a coffee shop, Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul and owns a professional photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd.
For more details, please visit spackmanentertainmentgroup.com.