Actress and director Koo Hye-seon has been appointed a jury member for the 9th Jecheon International Music and Film Festival.
JIMFF announced on Thursday that Koo Hye-seon has been selected as a juror for the competition category. She will watch nine films in the "World Music Film Today" competition category and recommend one for the Grand Prize.
Koo is noted for expanding her career beyond acting into various fields including music writing and drawing.
The other juries include director Lee Hwan-gyeong, who drew more than 10 million viewers with his recent hit "Miracle in Cell No.7;" Lee Yoo-jin-I, president of film studio Zip Cinema, which made "Untold Scandal", "A Bittersweet Life", and "JEON WOO CHI : The Taoist Wizard"; Krzysztof Gierat, director of Poland's Krakow Film Festival, the oldest film festival in Europe; and Yokichi Osato, chairman of Japan's leading entertainment company Amuse Group.
As many foreign directors will visit Jecheon, movie buffs are already looking forward to the festival. Martin Le Gall, director of the opening film "Pop Redemption", will come on stage to introduce his movie on Aug. 14 and have a talk with audience members the following day. Renowned Hong Kong director Peter Chan will also visit the city.
A total of 95 movies from 34 countries will be screened at this year's JIMMF, which will be held in Jecheon from Aug. 14 to 19.
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