Sidus Pictures

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Sidus Corporation
Native name
싸이더스
private
Industry film
Founded September 1995 (1995-09)
Founder James Hyung Soon Kim
Headquarters Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea
Area served
South Korea, International
Key people
Handae Rhee (CEO)
Services distribution, film production
Parent KT Corporation (2005-2014)
Locus Corporation (since 2014)
Subsidiaries SidusHQ (until 2002)
Website sidus.net/

Sidus (Hangul: 싸이더스 픽쳐스, formerly called Uno Film, Sidus and Sidus FNH) is a film production and distribution company based in Seoul, South Korea. Established in 1995, the company has distributed and produced over 70 films since their founding.[1]

History[edit]

Sidus was founded by Mr. James Hyung Soon Kim after taking over Uno Films, which began in 1995. The company changed its name to Sidus in 2000 and merged with EBM, a talent management firm. EBM would split from Sidus in 2005 and be renamed iHQ. Also in 2005, Sidus was acquired by KT corporation, under which Sidus began investing in, and distributing domestic and foreign films.[2] [3] In 2014, Sidus was acquired by Locus Corporation, which is headed by Sidus's original founder Mr. Kim.

Throughout its history, Sidus has produced over 70 films and continues to work in film production, distribution, and investment on an international scale. [4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Director
2014 Tazza: The Hidden Card Kang Hyeong-cheol
2011 Couples Jeong Yong-ki
2011 The Showdown Park Hoon-jung
2011 Countdown Huh Jong-Ho
2010 The Housemaid Im Sang-soo
2010 Villain and Widow Jae-gon Son
2010 Grand Prix Yang Yun-ho
2010 Wedding Dress (film) Kwon Hyung-jin
2009 Kiss Me, Kill Me Yang Jong-Hyun
2009 The Sword With No Name Yong-gyun Kim
2008 The Way Seok-woo Kim
2008 Radio Dayz Gi-ho Ha
2008 Truck Kwon Hyung-jin
2008 The Accidental Gangster Kyun-dong Yeo
2007 Love Exposure Eon-hie Lee
2007 Miss Gold Digger Yong-jib Park
2007 Femme Fatale Kyeong-hun Kang
2007 Small Town Rivals Kyu-sung Jang
2006 Moodori Hyeong-seon Lee
2006 Over the Border Ahn Pan-seok
2006 For Horowitz Kwon Hyung-jin
2006 Love Me Not Lee Cheol-ha
2006 A Dirty Carnival Yoo Ha
2006 Lump of Sugar Lee Hwan-kyung
2006 Like a Virgin Lee Hae-young
2006 Tazza: The High Rollers Choi Dong-hoon
2006 Cruel Winter Blues Lee Jeong-beom
2006 Seducing Mr. Perfect Sang-woo Kim
2006 Old Miss Diary Seok-yun Kim
2006 My Scary Girl Jae-gon Son
2006 Bar Legends Beom-gu Cho
2005 Boy Goes to Heaven Tae-yeong Yun
2005 Love is a Crazy Thing Seok-geun Oh
2005 Rules of Dating Han Jae-rim
2005 Antarctic Journal Yim Pil-sung
2005 Heaven's Soldiers Min Joon-ki
2005 Blood Rain Kim Dae-seung
2004 Romance of Their Own Kim Tae-kyun
2004 The Big Swindle Choi Dong-hoon
2004 A Moment to Remember John H. Lee
2004 Rikidozan Song Hae-sung
2004 Flying Boys Byun Young-joo
2004 Spirit of Jeet Keun Do Ha Yoo
2004 Superstar Mr. Gam Jong-hyun Kim
2004 Lovely Rivals Jang Kyu-sung
2004 Arahan Ryoo Seung-wan
2003 Memories of Murder Bong Joon-ho
2003 My Teacher Mr. Kim Kyu-sung Jang
2003 Save the Green Planet Jang Joon-hwan
2003 Singles Chil-in Kwon
2002 Ardor Byun Young-joo
2002 No Blood No Tears Ryoo Seung-wan
2002 Funny Movie Kyu-sung Jang
2002 Marriage is a Crazy Thing Yoo Ha
2002 Jungle Juice Min-Ho Cho
2002 Road Movie In-shik Kim
2001 Kick the Moon Sang-Jin Kim
2001 I Wish I Had a Wife Park Heung-sik
2001 Last Present Oh Ki-hwan
2001 Volcano High Kim Tae-kyun
2001 Indian Summer Hyo-jeong No
2001 One Fine Spring Day Hur Jin-ho
2001 The Warriors Kim Sung-su
2001 Summertime Jae-ho Park
2000 The Happy Funeral Director Mun-il Jang
2000 Kilimanjaro Seung-ook Oh
2000 Barking Dogs Never Bite Bong Joon-ho
2000 Il Mare Lee Hyun-seung
1999 Phantom the Submarine Gyung-chun Min
1999 City of the Rising Sun Kim Sung-su
1999 Attack the Gas Station Kim Sang-jin
1998 Christmas in August Hur Jin-ho
1998 Girls' Night Out Im Sang-soo
1997 Motel Cactus Ki-Yong Park
1997 Beat Kim Sung-su
1996 The Rules of a Gangster Kim Sang-jin
1995 Money in My Account Kim Sang-jin

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "싸이더스픽쳐스, 좋은영화와 합병". Star News. 13 May 2005. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Korean Producer Sidus Distributes". Hollywood Reporter. Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Korean Sidus Sets Film Fund". Variety. Variety. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Company". Sidus Pictures. Retrieved 2014-09-05. 
  5. ^ "Sidus Production". Sidus.com. Sidus. Retrieved 2 August 2016. 

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