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About Us

Based in Seoul, Sunwoo & Company is a leading IP business enterprise, specializing in the production and distribution of animated content as well as licensing and marketing for entertainment and lifestyle brands.

Welcome to Sunwoo

Founded in 1974 by director & producer Han-young Kang, Sunwoo & Company gained recognition as a key advertisement powerhouse creating groundbreaking commercials for Samsung, LG, Hyundai, and other global corporations. Sunwoo also branched its creativity and innovation out to the animation field, providing world class production services to major US studios including Disney, Nickelodeon, Universal, Warner Brothers and Cartoon Network.

Today Sunwoo has grown into a top tier IP production and management company, consisted of a highly creative and multiple award-winning animation sector covering the whole production-to-business ecosystem, and an established organization of industry experts representing content distribution and brand licensing for third party clients. From Netflix Originals to multi-million-dollar royalties, Sunwoo is the place to be.

History

Sunwoo & Company Up to NOW

Now

2020

DoReMi Dalimi Season1 Production

Global Agent, Samsung Themes

D-Force Development (Concept, Story and Design)

Commence Treehouse Detectives Worldwide Sales

2019

Garuda, the Forgotten Island Production (M&C Satcchi, UK)

24th Asian Television Awards, Best 3D Animated Programme Winner (Treehouse Detectives)

2018

Treehouse Detectives Season 1 & 2 (Netflix Original Worldwide Premiere)

Brand Management, TGI Friday’s (Beanstalk, USA)

Korea Content Awards, Animation Category Grand Prize & Presidential Commendation (Treehouse Detectives)

2013-2017

2017
Brand Management, Simon’s Cat (Banijay Brands, UK)

2016
Kongsuni Season3 Production and L&M

2015
Kongsuni Season2 Production and L&M

2014
Kongsuni Season1 Production and L&M

2013
Established, ENPOP

2001-2012

2011
Brand Management, Angry Birds (Rovio Entertainment, Finland)

2010
Korea Content Awards, Animation Category, Excellence Prize and Ministerial Commendation (Mix Master: Final Force)

2007
Korea Cartoon Animation and Character Awards, Animation Category Grand Prize & Presidential Commendation (Yobi)

2005
Korea Cartoon Animation and Character Awards, Animation Category Grand Prize & Presidential Commendation (Mix Master: King of Cards)

1991-2000

2000
$20 Million Export Tower Award / Silver Tower Industrial Medal

Sunwoo Entertainment merges Sunwoo Animation, Anivision America, Grimsaem Animation and Sunwoo Digital International

1999
Established, Sunwoo Entertainment

1992
Established, Anivision America

1991
$5 Million Export Tower Award / Presidential Commendation for Commerce Contribution

1981-1990

1990
Ministerial Commendation for Commerce Contribution

31st Clio Awards, Animation Category Recognition (Turtle Ship, by Hyundai Electronics)

32nd New York International Film & TV Festival, Animation Category Finalist (Credipia, by LG Card)

1989
Established, Sunwoo Animation

31st New York International Film & TV Festival, Animation Category Finalist (Mc Col, by Ilhwa)

1982
Korea Broadcast Advertisement Awards, TV Category Grand Prize and Best TV Planning & Direction (Chicle Gum, by Haitai)

1974-1980

1979
Premiere of the Animated Feature The Starland Trio

19th ACC CM Festival, International Category Winner (TV, by GoldStar)

1975
15th ACC CM Festival, International Category Winner (Dexter Balm, by Yungjin Pharm)

1974
Founded, Sunwoo Production

1974

Contacts

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Fax: 02-2103-8096

Inquiry

Email: contact@sunwoo.com