4th DMZ Docs(2012)
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He was born in 1948 in Pozna. Cinematographer and producer of feature and documentar y ?lms, including the plays of the Theatre of Television. Graduate from Cinematography Depar tment at National Film School in Ł?d ?, he cooperated, among others, with Marcel Łoziski ((1980)), Kr z ysz tof Kie ?lowski ( (1979)) and Agnieszka Holland ((1981)). Since 1987 he has collaborated with Channel 4 and the BBC. He also directs documentaries (2008) and (2012).
Director of Yamagata International Documentar y Film Festival ( YIDFF ) Tok yo Of ?ce. Born in 19 6 6, spent childhood years in New York and Duesseldor f, Germany. Works with YIDF F since 19 9 3, af ter working in lm distribution. Established the New Asian Currents program, a collection of films and videos by emerging documentarists from around Asia during the years 19 95 ~20 0 3. Organized three documentar y ?lm workshops with young Thai, Japanese, and Chinese ?lmmakers in each countr y 20 09 ~2011. Selection commit tee and advisor for Busan International Film Festival’s Asian Net work of Documentar y (AND) Fund since 20 0 6. Active in suppor ting Japanese ?lms overseas. Japanese distributor of documentaries Bingai (China, Feng Yan) and Bilal (India, Sourav Sarangi).
Jeong Jae-eun graduated from the School of Film, T V & Multimedia of the Korea National Universit y of Ar ts. Her ?rst feature ?lm was Take Care of My Cat (20 01), which told a stor y of friendship and grow th of four 20 year old women. The ?lm won the Netpac Award at the Busan International Film Festival, got the special mention at the competition section at the Rot terdam International Film Festival and then was invited to the Young Forum section at the Berlinale. It was also theatrically released in Japan, Hong Kong, UK and USA , while sweeping numerous awards including Hong Kong International Film Festival’s FIPRESCI Prize, Cinema Jove International Film Festival’s Best Picture Award among others. Jeong also made a shor t ?lm titled The Man with an Affair (20 0 3), which was included in an omnibus project for human rights If You Were Me. Her second feature was The Aggressives (20 05), a ?lm about urban youngsters running on in-line skates around Seoul, which was also invited to the Generation section of the Berlinale. Talking Architect (2012) is her ?rst feature-length documentar y.
As a movie critic and an exper t in ?lm theor y, she is currently giving lectures in Suwon and Dongguk Universit y. She is also the advisor of Friday Cinema at EBS-T V, the editor of Extreme Movie, the academic director of The Film Studies Association of Korea and a board member of Korea Ar ts & Culture Education Ser vice. She worked at EBS International Documentar y Festival as a programmer and at Movie Week. She is also an author of various books regarding Korean ?lm histor y and visual culture.
Hong Soon-Chyul was a producer with experience in both documentar y and T V for 20 years at MBC and SBS. He is currently a professor teaching documentar y and T V directing and production in the school of Film, T V & Multimedia at Korean National Universit y of Ar ts. In addition, he has directed several documentar y ?lms, the list of which includes Human Time (MBC), Overseas Adoptees (MBC), MBC Special: Ho Chi Minh, Tiger Beats Elephant, The Its Know (SBS), TV Animal Farm (SBS), Mongolian Route (SBS), as well as published a book, Creating Television Program Format. He has ser ved as a Chairman of Seoul Independent Documentar y Festival, and as a director of EBS International Documentar y Festival.
Min Hwan-ki majored in ?lm theor y in the graduate school, Chung-ang Universit y. He also completed his studying of ?lmmaking at California Institute of the Ar ts and Korean Academy of Film Ar ts. Currently, he is teaching ?lm at Chung-ang Universit y. He has directed several ?lms, the list of which includes Play It Again (20 0 4), Acacia Band ’s Story (2009) and Anxiety (2012).
Director Lee studied ?lm theor y (M A) in the Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and Film at Chungang Universit y. As an activist in the Collective for Sexual Minorit y Cultures Pinks, LEE has worked on several projects as a cinematographer and a technical editor including documentaries Remember Me This Way (20 05), 3×FTM (20 0 8) and The Time of Our Lives (20 0 9). His directorial debut ?lm Miracle on Jongno Street (2010) won the BIF F Mecenat Award for the Best documentar y ?lm of 15th Busan International Film Festival and the Best Independent Film Award from the Association of Korean Independent Film & Video in 2010. He joined Pinks’ 5th documentar y project Two Doors (2011) as a creative director.
Huh Kyoung began her career as a staf f at the Seoul Fringe Festival and she joined the program team of the Seoul Independent Film Festival. Huh continued to work for both Seoul Independent Film Festival and Seoul Independent Documentar y Film & Video Festival while she ser ved on the secretariat of the Association of Korean Independent Film & Video. From 20 0 6 to 2010, Huh ser ved as a program coordinator for Korean cinema at the Busan International Film Festival. Since 2011, she has been working as a programmer of Indieplus, a theater for independent ?lms operated by Korean Film Council.
Kim Soo-yeon is excited to enjoy life coming up as a senior in high school despite the fact that she concerns her future life. She has many favorite actors and singers without any dislike, and she also likes the renowned director, Kim Jee-woon. She has been experienced making a video, but this is the ?rst time to evaluate and examine other student’s works. She is now in mood of ‘halfworried and half expecting!’
Jeon Bo-ra wants to be a documentar y ?lmmaker making people touched and impressed. From middle school she began to develop an interest in media images and pictures, and she got into the Semyeong Computer High School, majoring in digital broadcasting depar tment. To learn more about ?lm making, she also joined ?lmmaking club, and now she is herself working as a blogger to communicate with many people and to share her daily life stor y.
Jeong Da-young is a sophomore in Daepyeong High School located in Suwon. She became interested in media and images with her dream to be a broadcast producer to interact with our communit y. She feels glad to par ticipate in DMZ Korean International Documentar y Film Festival as a reviewer and she has determined to examine fairly in the eyes and hear ts of youth.
Choi Myung-hoon is a sophomore in Jeongeup High School. As one of young men who like documentar y in Korea, he has a dream of becoming a documentar y ?lmmaker to create and beautif y the world. B y par ticipating broadcast club in school, he is tr ying to move closer to his dream. He feels ex tremely honored to be a youth jur y member in DMZ Korean International Documentar y Film Festival.
Heo Jun-won is a student of Seoul Visual Media High School, majoring in media contents depar tment. He wants to go into the ?eld of broadcasting or adver tising. He has had an interest in videos since middle school and has made various videos, including feature ?lms, documentaries, and music video. In recent years, he especially focused on documentar y and hopes to produce warmhear ted documentaries can make people impressed using his own stories in future.
Ser ved as a documentar y mentor at Media School and as a jur y member at the Korea Youth Media Festival, Kim Ki-bong has devoted himself to media education for teenagers. He joined the training team at Jungja Youth Center and took charge of the Sang Sang Film Festival. Currently, Kim is working in the Development Policy Division of Seongnam Cit y Youth Foundation and is also a member of the advisor y commit tee to the Green Film Festival for Teenagers.
Kyung-soon made a directorial debut with Mindullae, a ?lm about women activists involved in the Korean Association of Bereaved Families for Democracy. She also made Patriot Game, a documentar y tacklingsacredrealm called ‘patriotism’, and Shocking Family, an anti-family documentar y that encompasses the thoughts and stories of a single mom (director herself) and her friends. Her documentar y What Do People Live for followed the Presidential Truth Commission on Suspicious Deaths operated from 2000 to 2004. Her latest works include Jam Docu KangJung , a documentar y about controversial construction of the naval base in Kangjung Village, and Red Maria, an examination of women’s lives across borders, nationalities and social status in Korea, Japan and Philippines.
Park Bong-nam was born in 19 66 in Buan, Jeollabuk-do. PA RK joined Indiecom Production in 19 9 4 and has directed several T V documentaries. In 20 09, he was awarded in the Korean PD Award for documentar y section and Korean PD of the year for his K BS documentar y A Human Land. His recent documentar y about the life and stark realit y of Bangladesh’s ship breaking yard workers, Iron Crows, won the award for the Best Mid-length Documentar y at the International Documentar y Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). He also ser ved on the jur y of the IDFA for mid-length documentar y section in 2010 and is currently a member of the INDIEPD ( The Independent Broadcasting Producers& Directors Association of Korea).
In 2008, Lee Jae-seek founded Mountain Pictures, a multi-faceted acquisitions, distribution, production, and sales company focusing on high qualit y features ?lms and documentaries. His ?rst distribution successes were Don’t Cry for Me Sudan and director Jeon Sooil’s Pink. The company’s distribution line-up includes Grape Candy and Coin Locker. Lee also produces Plump Revolution, Along the Way (working title), The Silk Flower and Han Kyung-jik (working title).