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Information as of 21 Feb, 2017

Seoul Animation Center

Seoul Metropolitan Government operates the Seoul Animation Center with a view to developing the cartoon/animation industry and helping people have a pleasant hands-on cultural experience. The center provides technological support and professional educational sessions.

Facilities

Show facilities
  • Seoul Animation Cinema: It shows good-quality animation work, domestic and foreign, all year round. 
  • Theme-based exhibition room: The space is leased for relevant exhibitions. 
  • Cartoon House: It operates spaces for books and films related to cartoons and animation.
Hands-on experience facilities
  • Character-related hands-on experience room: Visitors can engage in the production of clay or stop-motion animation.
Industrial support and educational facilities
  • The film recording and editing room handles about 80% of domestic animation work. There are other facilities that provide support for the development of character goods. 
  • There are also educational support facilities, including a seminar room. 
Status of operational programs
  • Hands-on experience programs about the production of cartoons and animation  
  • Kids’ school for cartoons and animation run on weekends and during vacations 
  • A state-aided course for training video game/animation professionals 

Chungmuro Film Center

The center is located in Chungmuro Station, Subway Lines 3 & 4. It is composed of five spaces comprised of a storage area for DVDs, a fine art exhibition, a film showing, support for creative works, and film editing. Anyone can use film materials stored, borrow equipment, and watch special films.

Major project

Browse of archive (city hall), Education, Equipment rental, Film screening and Exhibition 
  • Location :Basement, Chungmuro Station, Subway Lines 3 & 4
  • Hours :11:00 am ~ 8:00 pm, Monday through Saturday; closed on public holidays

Introduction to facilities

Archive
  • Size : 141㎡
  • Contents : Storing film materials, including DVDs, and books
Film showing room
  • Size : 74㎡
  • Contents : Viewing film materials 
Exhibition room
  • Size : 46㎡
  • Contents : Exhibition of artwork 
Editing room
  • Size : 37㎡
  • Contents : Support for film editing and lease of equipment
Creative work support room; equipment room; education room
  • Size : 73㎡
  • Contents : Meeting room; equipment storage; office space

Seoul Fashion Creative Studio (SFCS)

This is a place providing fashion incubation support for young designers with creative and fresh ideas. The place provides promising designers with an environment for creative work and customized support relating to publicizing, marketing, and market exploration so that they may build their career as independent businesses. 

Overview
  • Size : 1637.4㎡
  • Opened in: December 2009
  • Major facilities: Creation Room (50), room for joint work, photo studio, seminar room, show room: 24 “A”-type rooms (7~10㎡), 24 “B”-type rooms (13~16㎡), and 2 “C”-type rooms (27~30㎡)
  • Details of support provided : ① Provision of financial support for creative work activities: To be paid based on semi-annual appraisal ② Provision of publicizing/marketing support: Helping them obtain store spaces in large-sized malls; pop-up stores; creative designer workrooms; operation of publicizing agencies ③ Provision of support in the form of professional education and consulting concerning laws, intellectual property right, tax/accounting management 
  • Location :5th Fl., U:US Bldg., 22 Majang-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Tel :02-546-4514~6