1th DMZ Docs(2009)
I AM DOCU
Producer from Japan
Yoshio Kakeo was born in Tokyo in 1950. He graduated Waseda University and entered Kinema Junpo Co, in 1978. He was a chief editor of Kinema Junpo Magazine 1998~2002 and established Kinema Junpo Film Institute in 2004. While working in editorial department, at the same time, distributing art films (Japanese and foreign). Yoshio Kakeo is an executive director of Kinema-Junpo Co, and director of Kinema Junpo Film Institute. He published numerous books such as,『 Grounding of Film Production』, 『Japanese Film Producers』, and『 Foreign Film Business』. He also produced a music documentary called Generation 40 problem.
Film Director from USA
Kurt Engfehr has produced and edited dozens of documentaries, and he was co-directing The Yes Men Fix the World which will screen at the 1st DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival. His filmography includes Bowling for Columbine (2002), Michael Moore’s Emmy nominated TV show The Awful Truth (1999), and Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004). He also worked on Seamless (2005), Unzipped (1995), A Place in Time (2007), Trumbo (2007), America the Beautiful (2007), and Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008) Kurt is currently producing a documentary about the band Manic Street Preachers, who Rolling Stone magazine called “the best band you’ve never heard of.”
Film Professor from south Korea
Nam In-young was born in Seoul in 1963. She received a master’s degree in Cinema at New York University and completed Ph. D in Cinema at the Graduate school of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia & Film (GSAIM) in Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Korea. She was a programmer at Pusan International Film Festival, International Women’s Film Festival and Seoul Independent Documentary Film Festival. Also, she was a member of juries at major international film festivals including Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Pusan International Film Festival, and Jeonju International Film Festival. She is a professor of Dongseo University’s Im Kwon Taek College of Film and Performing Arts, and also a director of Im Kwon Taek Film Archive and Research Center.