Korean Directors

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1. Chan-wook Park

Director | Ah-ga-ssi

Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Thirst (2009) and Oldboy (2003).

2. Joon-ho Bong

Writer | Okja

Joon-ho Bong was born on September 14, 1969 in Daegu, South Korea. He is a writer and director, known for Okja (2017), Snowpiercer (2013) and Memories of Murder (2003).

3. Jee-woon Kim

Director | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

Jee-woon Kim was born on May 27, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Good the Bad the Weird (2008), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) and I Saw the Devil (2010).

4. Jin-ho Hur

Director | Bomnaleun ganda

Born in 1963 in Jeonju, South Korea, Jin-ho Hur graduated from the Korean Academy of Film Arts. His first steps as a film director did not go unnoticed as his first short, 'For Kochal", was selected for The Vancouver International Film Festival. He later co-wrote the script of "A Single Spark" and ...

5. Hong-jin Na

Writer | Chugyeogja

Na Hong-jin born in 1974 is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. His debut film The Chaser (2008) won Best Director at the 45th Grand Bell Awards in 2008. The film also won the award for Best Film. His follow up film, The Yellow Sea, was released in South Korea on December 15, 2010. It is...

6. Chang-dong Lee

Writer | Beoning

Lee Chang-Dong was born in 1954 in Daegu, which some consider the most right-wing city in South Korea. Lee is a former high-school teacher and an acclaimed novelist. He turned to cinema when he was over 40 years old. His debut film "Green Fish" (1997) brought immediate success and critical acclaim....

7. Sang-ho Yeon

Director | Busanhaeng

Yeon Sang-Ho is a South Korean director, and a screen writer, he was born in Seoul in 1978. He is graduated from Sangmyung University with a degree of Western Painting. He directed few short films as well Megalomania of D in 1997, followed by D-Day in 2000 and The Hell in 2003, then set up his own ...

9. Yong Hwan Kim

Animation_department | Freaky Stories

10. Joon-Hwan Jang

Director | Jigureul jikyeora!

Joon-Hwan Jang was born on January 18, 1970 in Jeonju, Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Save the Green Planet! (2003), 1987: When the Day Comes (2017) and Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013). He has been married to So-Ri Moon since December 24, 2006. They have one child.

18. Sang-Jin Kim

Director | Sillaui dalbam

Sang-Jin Kim was born on August 9, 1967 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and producer, known for Kick the Moon (2001), Two Cops 3 (1998) and Gangpae sueob (1996).

19. Dong-hyuk Hwang

Writer | Namhansanseong

Dong-hyuk Hwang is a writer and director, known for The Fortress (2017), Silenced (2011) and Miracle Mile (2004).

25. Sung-hyun Byun

Director | Bulhandang

Sung-hyun Byun is a director and writer, known for The Merciless (2017), Whatcha Wearin'? (2012) and Real (2005).



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