The Korean Cultural Heart within the Philippines participated within the Philippine Worldwide Comics Competition (PICOF) on September 8 and 9 to introduce the expansion and way forward for the Korean webtoon business.
The Philippine Worldwide Comics Competition is an annual occasion organized by the Filipino Komiks and Artwork Market (Komiket) to share the present standing of the worldwide cartoon market with native cartoonists and aspiring artists within the Philippines.
The Korean Cultural Heart within the Philippines invited Ryu Jung-hye, Vice President of Metaverse Leisure, and Kim Yang-soo, Webtoon Artist of “My Lawyer, Mr. Joe,” as audio system for the occasion.
Vice President Ryu Jung-hye gave a lecture on the “Webtoon IP Enterprise: Now and Future.”
Citing the Korean drama “Enterprise Proposal,” which was additionally sensational within the Philippines, she defined, “Enterprise Proposal has expanded its IP space from novels to webtoons, dramas, and drama OSTs. One profitable content material could be expanded to numerous enterprise areas.”
She added, “Korea is at present making numerous efforts to find tremendous IP content material, and can progressively increase its scope by collaboration with different content material industries sooner or later.”
Artist Kim Yang-soo, who obtained consideration from home and international readers for his recent materials, talked about “Discovering Tales: How one can Make Eye-catching Webtoons.”
“Webtoons have the benefit of being delivered to readers quicker than contents similar to dramas and films,” stated Kim Yang-soo, who produced Korea’s first authorized and sports activities drug webtoon. “We are able to use this benefit to create artistic works with common themes that extra generations can relate to.”
About 200 Filipino cartoonists and aspiring writers who participated within the lecture confirmed nice curiosity in the way forward for storytelling within the Korean webtoon business. Matters like proudly owning the copyright work and revenue distribution construction have been additionally mentioned throughout the lectures respectively.
Discussions on how the Korean authorities continues to help the expansion of the webtoon business have been additionally talked about. In response, Vice President Ryu Jung-hye stated, “The federal government performs the most important position in making a wholesome industrial atmosphere,” including, “we’re all the time offering writers’ teaching programs and getting ready associated authorized safety grounds similar to copyright.”