MIPTV Spotlight: Mannam Media


CANNES: Mannam Media promises to offer the best of what’s available in premium Korean content, delivering it to broadcasters in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

Its catalogue features more than 500,000 hours from such producers as KBS, SBS, EBS and CJ Entertainment, ranging from blockbuster movies to current dramas. Among the titles top lining Mannam’s slate are Iris, The Man from Nowhere and Man from the Equator. Iris is a drama from KBS that features espionage as a core theme. The Man from Nowhere, from CJ Entertainment, was Korea’s highest grossing film of 2010. Man from the Equator is a Korean drama that ran on KBS2. “There has been a strong demand for Korean dramas, both classics and current productions,” says Sebastian Choy, the company’s president.