CJ Entertainment is a leading producer and distributor of entertainment products and services in Korea. The company started its business in entertainment by investing $130 million in the establishment of DreamWorks SKG in 1995 and became a major shareholder in partnership with Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen. CJ Entertainment's operations include motion picture production and distribution in Korea and abroad. CJ Entertainment participates in production of Korean film and distribution of Korean film, DreamWorks film and other foreign film.
With consistent market share of around 30 percent of the Korean film market by investing in 15-18 quality Korean titles in diverse genres annually, CJ Entertainment has collaborated with major Korean film production companies. Some of the box office hits tucked in CJ Entertainment's belt are "Joint Security Area," which became the all-time number one film in Korea, "Warrior" by Sidus Films, "The Way Home" by Tube Pictures, "Memories of Murder" by Sidus Films and "Once upon a Time in High School" by Sidus Film. The company has also been involved in the distribution of DreamWorks's films such as "Prince of Egypt," "American Beauty," "Gladiator," "A Beautiful Mind," and "Shrek 1&2". Enjoying its well-earned position as one of Asia's leading distributors of quality Korean and international motion pictures, CJ Entertainment plans to pursue further expansion to provide a wide range of entertainment products.
Acting as a media & entertainment business arm of the CJ Group, CJ Entertainment also focus on developing a strong media & entertainment business portfolio. CJ already established a leading position in Korean film distribution, theater, and cable TV program provider industry and expanded its business into other secondary windows for film exhibition and other entertainment business such as on-line game. CJ Entertainment plans to pursue synergy between existing business and other necessary expansion to provide wide range of entertainment products to the customers.