Miky Lee, Vice Chairwoman of CJ Group, accepted the International Emmy Directorate Award at the 50th International Emmy® Awards held on November 21st in New York. The award recognizes Miky Lee’s contribution to the Korean culture and media industry as the spearhead leading the Korean wave for the past 25 years.
Upon receiving the award, Miky Lee said, “I want to congratulate the International Emmy on its 50th anniversary. I’m truly honored to be awarded on this special occasion. In the 25 years since we started CJ’s Entertainment business, I am grateful to have been the bridge between many talented people and their dreams.”
She continued, “I am delighted and proud as a Korean that our content is being recognized, but I share this joy as part of the greater global community. I have heard from so many that the success of Korean content has given everyone hope that anyone can be part of global pop culture.” Adding on, she remarked, “I will continue on my journey of being the bridge. Let’s march on together and connect more people day by day.”
Actor Song Joong-ki attended the ceremony as a presenter. Song Joong-ki introduced Miky Lee as the ambassador of Korean culture and remarked, “Miky Lee has been at the center of Korea’s rise in the global entertainment scene from the very beginning. With her instinct for recognizing talent, she continued to support our artists and our industry.” He added, “I cannot think of anyone more deserving of such an award than Miky Lee.”
Miky Lee was the Executive Producer for <Parasite>, Korea’s first-ever film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards and Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, along with <Decision To Leave> and <Broker> which won Best Director and Best Actor at this year’s Cannes Film Festival respectively. Since 2020, she has been the Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. She has also received the Pillar Award, awarded to producers with contributions to the elevation of motion pictures, at the Academy Museum Gala 2022 held in Los Angeles this October.
Leading entertainment company CJ ENM announced 'CJ ENM Selects’ is now available to customers in North America on the Apple TV app for a $4.99/month or $49.99/year subscription plan. CJ ENM Selects will be available for a 2-week trial period on the Apple TV app, and throughout the month of November, the first episodes of major titles will be available for free.
The library includes global hit dramas created by CJ ENM such as Work Later, Drink Now, Hotel Del Luna, and My Mister. It also features box office hit movies Confidential Assignment and Extreme Job, and will soon add CJ ENM signature entertainment programs such as Youn’s Kitchen and Kingdom: Legendary War.
Subscribers to CJ ENM Selects can watch online or enjoy offline downloads of their favorite shows and movies on the Apple TV app. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share the subscription using their own Apple ID and password.
Seo Jang-ho, SVP of CJ ENM Content Business, remarked “The launch of ‘CJ ENM Selects’ on the Apple TV app is truly exciting as it is an attestation to the growing demand for K-content around the world. CJ ENM will continue to expand the accessibility of its high quality content to the worldwide audience, and we believe that the Apple TV app is such an exemplary experience.”
The Apple TV app brings together all the ways to watch shows and movies into one app and is available on Apple devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes, and game consoles. The Apple TV app also features Apple TV+, Apple’s video subscription service offering original shows, movies and documentaries from the world’s most creative storytellers, as well as other Apple TV channels, personalized and curated recommendations, and movies and TV shows to buy or rent.
CJ ENM, headquartered in Seoul, Korea, engages in a wide array of businesses across the industry spectrum including media content, music, film, performing arts, and animation. Best known for the multiple Academy Award-winning Parasite, CJ ENM also brought the hit television series Crash Landing on You, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Hospital Playlist, films Snowpiercer, Miss Granny, Tony Award winning Broadway production Kinky Boots etc. CJ ENM’s critically-acclaimed content has been enjoyed by a global audience through various media platforms and remake versions. CJ ENM’s launch on the Apple TV app is the latest way the company is delivering its premium entertainment to audiences worldwide.