Fantagio

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Fantagio Co., Ltd.
Native name
주식회사 판타지오
Public
Traded as KRX: 032800
Industry Entertainment
Music
Production
Genre K-pop
Founded September 16, 2008 (2008-09-16) (as N.O.A Entertainment Co., Ltd.)
Founder Na Byeong-jun
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Key people
Na Byeong-jun (founding chairman and CEO)
Cho Sung-sik
Services Talent agency
Production company
  • SteadyKR₩14.1 billion (2012)
  • KR₩14.1 billion (2012)
  • SteadyKR₩1.6 billion (2012)
  • KR₩1.6 billion (2012)
Subsidiaries Fantagio Pictures
Fantagio Music
Madin Entertainment
Solid C&M
Website Fantagio Official Website

Fantagio Co., Ltd. (Hangul판타지오) is a South Korean talent agency and film and drama production company. The company was founded in September 2008 as NOA Entertainment (standing for "Network of Asia"), before being renamed as Fantagio in June 2011.[1][2] In 2012, the company had a reported operating income of KR₩14.1 billion with a net income of KR₩1.8 billion (approximately US$1.6 million).[3]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Madin Entertainment[edit]

In January 2011, Fantagio founded its acting management division Madin Entertainment. As of 2015, Fantagio managed over 50 actors and actresses.[4][5]

Fantagio Pictures[edit]

Fantagio Pictures is a film and TV drama production division that was founded in November 2011 along with other subsidiaries Fantagio Music and Solid C&M.[6] Fantagio Pictures is credited with production or co-production of the following works: [7][8]

Fantagio Music[edit]

Fantagio Music is a record label and music production division. In May 2012, Fantagio launched the girl group Hello Venus as part of Tricell Media, a joint venture with Pledis Entertainment; this was dissolved in 2014 and Hello Venus continued under Fantagio Music.[9][10] In September 2013, it debuted 5URPRISE, a boy group whose members were previously in Fantagio's acting division.[11] Then on the 23rd of February 2016 they debuted the six-membered boy group ASTRO, after they starring in their own drama, To Be Continued.

Solid C&M[edit]

Solid C&M is Fantagio's division for restaurant franchises, education, distribution, and other ventures.[12] Cafe Fantagio was launched in September 2012, and Fantagio has also invested in dessert restaurant franchise Mango Six.[13][14]

On March 4, 2013, founder Na Byeong-jun established Fantagio's Manager Training Academy, aiming to train future celebrity managers through a curriculum including classes in film and media relations.[15][16]

Artists[edit]

Actors and actresses[edit]

Recording artists[edit]

Trainees[edit]

Former artists[edit]

Former trainees[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jang, Yeon-joo (30 June 2011). "N.O.A , '판타지오(fantagio)'로 사명 변경, 스타마케팅 사업 확장". Herald Biz (in Korean). Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "N.O.A Entertainment changes their company name to "Fantagio"". Allkpop. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  3. ^ 판타지오 코넥스시장 신규 상장 승인. Financial News (in Korean). 9 December 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fantagio Company Profile 2015" (PDF). Fantagio. Fantagio. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "차수연 하정우 한식구된다, 판타지오 메이딘 계열사 편입". news.joins.com. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  6. ^ "Fantagio Company Profile 2015" (PDF). Fantagio. Fantagio. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "Ha Jung-woo, Ji Jin-hee's Agency Gears Up for Wider Activities". TenAsia. 13 November 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  8. ^ Tae, Sang-joon (28 August 2013). "HA Jung-woo’s Directorial Debut Set for October Release". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Members Yooara and Yoonjo to Leave HelloVenus". www.mnetamerica.com. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  10. ^ "헬로비너스, 유아라·윤조 빠지고 4인조 활동". www.asiae.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  11. ^ "New 'Actor group' 5urprise to make a debut soon | allkpop.com". www.allkpop.com. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  12. ^ "Fantagio Company Profile 2015" (PDF). Fantagio. Fantagio. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  13. ^ Park, Min-young (28 May 2012). "Entertainment agencies expand into new areas". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  14. ^ "healthy dessert 'CAFE MANGOSIX2.0'". www.mangosix.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  15. ^ Kim, Ji-soo (13 March 2013). "Fantagio trains stars' assistants". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  16. ^ Lee, Cory (18 February 2013). "Fantagio to Fully Fund Academy for Managers". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 

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