This is not just about video; when you pump into a passionate community, they want to interact with other fans, they want to follow [their favorite] titles, characters and actors
I didn’t plan to be a black woman into Korean entertainment. It started about six months ago on a bleak, snowy winter day
“DramaFever has established itself as a go-to destination for fans of K-dramas, and is an ideal home for our series and films. We look forward to building and growing this partnership together,” said Mark Shaw, CJ E&M America CEO
Jane Austen, meet K-pop: DramaFever, the video-subscription service best known for streaming Korean dramas, has struck a deal with BBC Worldwide North America to add some of the U.K. broadcaster’s big period dramas to its catalog.
The world shrinks. Screens are ubiquitous. The idea of streaming content seems commonplace. Yet still, the company Bak co-founded - DramaFever - has grown into a powerhouse content provider in just five short years, giving major players like Hulu and Netflix a run for their money.
It seemed like the screaming never stopped at the third annual DramaFever Awards last week in New York. A sold-out crowd of more than a thousand people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the most popular shows and actors available on a fast-growing video streaming service called DramaFever
DramaFever's Suk Park explains the appeal of Korean dramas and the success his popular online streaming service which features them
"We thought our audience was going to be Korean-American. But we couldn't have been more wrong"
Thanks to K-drama streaming sites like DramaFever, K-dramas originally airing on television in South Korea are more popular than ever with people like me—18-24 year-old American women not of Korean heritage.
If you follow the media business at all, you probably realize that “millennials” and even younger viewers don’t exactly watch TV like their parents. But did you know they like watching subtitled Korean dramas?
If you like the idea of discovering something the rest of America isn’t already talking about, you can find it here.
The record-breaking Spanish series about a couturier who smuggles coded messages in the seams of her dresses is coming to America.
Why are more and more Americans falling under the sudsy spell of South Korean dramas? One theory: These shows tend to come in self-contained 16- to 20-episode seasons, making them easily digestible. Another: If you don’t speak Korean, watching one demands your full attention.
Joyce Brand browses popular Korean websites, searching for her favorite Korean soap operas — or K-Dramas, according to fans. Brand is 65, from Los Angeles, and not your typical K-Drama fan.
Why is Content with Subtitles in High Demand? Dramafever.com Co-Founder Suk Park discusses America’s growing obsession with foreign-language content with Adam Johnson and Julie Hyman on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.”
Starting this month and ramping up in January, DramaFever will offer Telemundo’s original programming with English subtitles on its website and mobile apps to its 10 million monthly unique viewers worldwide...
South Korean President Park Geun-hye recognized DramaFever.com as one of the leading entrepreneurial ventures standing at the intersection of technology and culture, representing the kind of industry she hopes to promote in Korea...
Here's a classic story of how a multimillion-dollar company gets started.
DramaFever has closed a further round of funding, picking up $6 million in investments from AMC Networks, German media giant Bertelsmann and Mexico’s NALA Investments.
Seung Bak is the cofounder of DramaFever, a streaming service for Asian prime-time television. Fast Company caught up with Bak to talk about boys, flowers, telenovelas, and the future of TV.