Broadcast industry leader GMA Network and APT Entertainment team up with Hollywood and Korean film producers David Shim and Choi PyungHo for a movie project.
The parties signed on September 9 a memorandum of agreement to formalize their collaboration, which aims to combine the best of what the Philippine and South Korean entertainment can offer.
Present during the signing held at the GMA Network Center were Atty. Felipe L. Gozon (Chairman and CEO, GMA Network); Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr. (President and COO, GMA Network); Felipe S. Yalong (EVP and CFO, GMA Network); Ari P. Chio (VP for Investor Relations, GMA Network); Angela Javier Cruz (VP for Corporate Affairs and Communications, GMA Network), Antonio P. Tuviera, (Chairman, APT Entertainment); Michael B. Tuviera, (CEO, APT Entertainment); Jojo C. Oconer, (COO and CFO, APT Entertainment), David Shim (Chairman and CEO, Solaire Korea and Solaire International); Choi PyungHo (President, Solaire International) Noel Corpuz, (Managing Director, Solaire International); and Youngjae Lee, (Executive Director and CFO of Solaire International).
After producing several movies in Hollywood and South Korea, among them “Gladiator,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “American Beauty,” “JSA,” and “MyungRyang,” to name a few, David Shim and Choi PyungHo revealed that they are now ready to break into the Philippine movie market.