ABOUT SUBK

 

SubKulture Entertainment is a Los Angeles-based production company with an emphasis on the Korean entertainment industry. Our management team is comprised of highly experienced personnel in the field of K-pop concert promotion, as well as TV/Film production.

We have been an integral part of K-pop concerts in the USA since 2009, which includes convention-style festivals and other large-scale events such as KCON, the Korea Times Music Festival, and MBC Korean Music Wave at Google. In the past year, SubKulture Entertainment has successfully completed sold-out tours for BTS and GOT7, as well as fanmeets for SHINee in multiple cities.

Furthermore, with a background in TV/Film, our team has managed numerous international productions, ranging from reality shows such as BTS: American Hustle Life, Dancing 9, and long-running shows such as SuperStar K. Along with TV programming, SubKulture Entertainment also manages photo shoot productions, including cover shoots for W and ELLE magazines, featuring the likes of Kim Woo Bin, Daniel Henney, as well as Lee Min Ho.

With the extensive experience and understanding of the industry we have gained over the years, SubKulture Entertainment aims to bridge the entertainment industry in Korea to the fanbase in America, facilitating projects as the premier production company in the United States.

 

THE SUBK TEAM


DEREK LEE
CEO

Derek Lee has been a TV/Film producer since 2007, and has been working in the K-pop industry since 2009 as a Technical Director. He has an interest in all forms of media, having served as Senior Vice President of KoreAm Journal and Audrey Magazine.

 

CEO
RPOV, Inc. (2007-current)

Technical Director
2PM Go Crazy!  World Tour, US cities (2014)

Production Manager
BTS: American Hustle Life, Mnet (2014)

Video Coordinator
LA-Korea K-Pop Festival (2014)

Technical Director
B.A.P. “Live on Earth” Tour, US cities (2013, 2014)

Technical Director
Infinite “One Great Step” World Tour, US cities (2013)

Producer
Feature Film Wedding Palace (2013)

Managing Partner and Senior Vice President
KoreAm Journal and Audrey Magazine (2011-2014)

Technical Director
Korea Times Music Festival (2010-current)


HANNAH KIM
PRODUCTION MANAGER

Hannah Kim has been involved in all aspects of TV/Film production since 2008 and live event production since 2009. With her technical background, she is more than equipped to handle the production for any concert tour.

Twitter: @hkim2481   Instagram: @hkim2481

 

Video Coordinator/Technical Director, 
2PM Go Crazy! World Tour, US cities (2014)

Production Manager
Real Star TaeTiSeo, US Episode, OnStyle (2014)

Production Manager
BTS: American Hustle Life, Mnet (2014)

Production Manager
Kim Woo Bin photoshoot, March issue, W Korea (2014)

Special FX Coordinator
Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour, US cities (2012)

Special FX Coordinator
2NE1 New Evolution Global Tour, US cities (2012)

VJ/Video Coordinator
Xia Junsu 1st World Tour Concert in the US (2012)

Video Coordinator
KCON LA (2012-2014)

Video Coordinator
SMTOWN Live World Tour in LA (2010, 2012)

Production Manager
Korea Times Music Festival (2010-current)


ELLEN KIM
PR/MARKETING MANAGER

Ellen is highly experienced in a variety of departments, including ticket management, online marketing, and media relations. Her childhood passion for live events led her to pursue a career in the K-pop industry, and has been active since 2003.

Twitter: @ELLENxSUBK   Instagram: @ELLENxSUBK

 

Production Manager
Get It Beauty, KCON episode, OnStyle (2014)

Production Coordinator
BTS: American Hustle Life, Mnet (2014)

Production Coordinator
Dancing 9, US Episodes, Season 1, Mnet (2013)

Operations Manager
MBC Korean Music Wave in Google (2012)

Operations Manager
Amoeba Culture Concert LA (2012)

Operations Manager
FTISLAND & CNBLUE Stand Up Concert, LA (2012)

Ticketing/Marketing/Operations Manager
JYJ World Tour, NA cities (2011)

Ticketing/Marketing/Operations Manager
SMTOWN Live World Tour in LA (2010, 2012)

Marketing/Operations Associate
The JYP Tour, US cities (2008, 2009, 2010)

Production/Operations Coordinator
Korea Times Music Festival (2003 - current)


RUDING TANG
MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Ruding has always had a keen interest in live event production as well as Asian pop culture. Being bilingual in Mandarin and English, and with work experience both domestically and abroad, Ruding makes a great contribution to the many sides of marketing.

 

Marketing Associate
GOT7 1st Concert Tour "FLY in USA" (2016)

Marketing Associate
SHINee Fanmeet in Chicago (2016)

Production/Operations Associate
Korea Times Music Festival (2016)

Wardrobe Stylist
"Stronger" Music Video, Megan Lee (2016)

Marketing Associate
Block B US Tour "Blockbuster" (2015)

Intern
KakaoTalk Booth, KCON LA (2015)

Intern
BTS Live Trilogy in USA "Episode II. The Red Bullet" (2015)


ANNA CHO
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

With dual degrees in Radio/TV/Film and Spanish Language, Anna is equipped with a technical background that complements the growing SubK team. A true polyglot, she is also a veteran of broadcasting networks such as SBS and KBS, and brings her experience as the latest addition to the company.

 

Technical Director
SHINee Fanmeet in Dallas (2016)

Production
KYCC Benefit Concert (2016)

Technical Director
GOT7 1st Concert Tour "FLY in USA" (2016)

Production
BTS Live Trilogy in USA "Episode II. The Red Bullet" (2015)

Editor
KBS America (2015-2016)

Editor
SBS International (2013-2014)

Intern
RPOV, Inc. (2012)