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Jimmyn Parc

Email: jimmynparc@gmail.com

Jimmyn  Parc

Jimmyn Parc is an associate professor at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Prior to joining the University of Malaya, he was a visiting lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, France and a researcher at the Institute of Communication Research, Seoul National University. He received a Ph.D. in international studies (with focus on international business and strategy) from the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Seoul National University, Korea and another in economic history from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), France. He has published numerous academic articles and conducted several research projects related to the competitiveness of organizations, industries, and countries. His current research focuses on cultural industries in Asia and Europe, which includes films and music; currently they are at critical juncture in the midst of a changing business and trade environment as well as new challenges in the form of digitization. Professor Parc is also the co-author of The Untold Story of the Korean Film Industry: A Global Business and Economic Perspective, which was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2021.

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    The Lagged Development of the Korean Manhwa Industry from 1910 to the Present: The Formation of Negative Perceptions

    By: Jimmyn Parc 

    In comparison to Korea’s other cultural industries, manhwa 만화 has shown a lagged development. As a result, the Korean government has recently shown interest in this industry and begun to support it. However, the fundamental reasons for the lagged development of manhwa should be carefully scrutinized in order to make promotion policies and support more effective and thus to achieve further development and ad- vancement of the manhwa industry. This article...

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    La K-pop : des formules inedites couronnees de succes

    By: Jimmyn Parc Patrick Messerlin 

    On affirme souvent que la culture doit être protégée et préservée, et qu’il doit en être de même pour les produits culturels. Cependant, l’émergence internationale de la musique pop coréenne ou K-pop raconte une histoire bien différente – celle d’une industrie qui a su saisir au vol toutes les opportunités offertes par la mondialisation et l’arrivée du numérique comme nouveau vecteur culturel. De plus, l’exercice stratégique des droits...

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    The Impact of Subsidies on Film Quality: Empirical Evidence from France, Korea, the United Kingdom, and United States

    By: Jimmyn Parc Patrick Messerlin Guest Author 

    There is a widespread belief that the higher the level of subsidies, the better the performance of film industries (both in quantity and quality). This article focuses on film quality—evaluated by audiences and critics—and scrutinizes this assumption through four selected countries—France, Korea, UK, and US. The main findings of this article are summarized through two points. First, despite the Korean film industry receiving the lowest level of public...

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    Sur le succès du cinéma coréen

    By: Patrick Messerlin Jimmyn Parc 

    Depuis quelques années, films et séries télévisées coréens connaissent des succès mondiaux, comme en témoignent Parasite (2019), Squid Game (2021) et Decision to Leave (2022) ainsi que la reconnaissance dont jouissent, par exemple, les acteurs Youn Yuh- Jung et Song Kang-Ho. Ces succès sont souvent perçus comme des cas exceptionnels reflétant les qualités individuelles des réalisateurs et des acteurs. Ils sont rarement com- pris pour ce qu’ils sont...

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