[Press Release] BIFF Appoints Asian Cinema Programmer
International Film Festival Appoints Asian Cinema Programmer
Busan International Film Festival appointed KIM Young-Woo as a new Asian Cinema
Asian Cinema section has been co-managed by KIM Ji-Seok Executive Programmer
and CHO Young-jung Programmer until Cho Young-jung’s departure at the end of
2013. The position remained empty until the addition of Kim Young-Woo who
begins his duty this June.
Young-Woo majored in Visual Arts and Television at Rutgers, the State
University of New Jersey and began his career as a programmer working in
several key Korean film festivals such as Chungmuro International Film Festival
in Seoul and Green Film Festival in Seoul.
Young-Woo will oversee documentaries and short films in Asia, and strive to
introduce new and diverse Asian films to the audience along with Kim Ji-Seok
programmers are: Kim Ji-Seok Executive Programmer, in charge of Asian Cinema; NAM
Dong-chul Programmer, Korean Cinema; RHEE Soue-won, Dosin PAK and Jin PARK
Programmers, World Cinema; and HONG Hyosook Programmer, Korean Documentaries
and Director of Asian Cinema Fund.
19th Busan International Film Festival will take place from October
2 – 11, 2014.
KIM Young-Woo Profile (photo attached)
Majored in Visual Arts and Television at Rutgers, the State University of New
Program Coordinator for Chungmuro International Film Festival in Seoul (2007 –
Programmer for Green Film Festival in Seoul (2010 – May, 2014)
Programmer for Seoul International Architecture Film Festival (2013 – May,