She graduated from Hanyang University with a major in theater and film. Since 2006, she has been a commercial film editor and an actress for short and feature independent films. She started her film directing with the short film Hanna Song (2008), and won Sonje Award at the Busan International Film Festival for her short film See You Tomorrow (2011). Since then, she has directed several short films, acted as an actress, and directed Living in Seoul in the omnibus feature film Seoul Love (2014), produced by the Seoul Independent Film Festival. Snowball is her first feature debut.