Born in 1960, Hwang graduated Seoul National University and Korean Academy of Film Arts. In 1990, his feature debut, Searching For Our Class written, directed, produced by him shook Korea film industry. In 1994, he flied to France and directed several films until taking up professional ship at Korean Academy of Film Arts. Since 2005 he has taught films at Myongji University.
Korean films' diverse genres pursue summer season niche 2007/07/23, Source, With the crucial summer season in full swing, Korean filmmakers are getting ready to mount counterattacks against Hollywood blockbusters in August. This time around, what is noticeable is Korean films' strategic discretion in selecting and diversifying genres.
11th PiFan Wraps With Awards 2007/07/20, Source, The 11th Puchon International Film Festival drew to a close Thursday, after a successful 9-day run. Curtains closed with Indonesian director Joko ANWAR's Kala, a noir-ish crime thriller that was a huge hit in its homeland. PiFan's top prize, the Puchon Choice Best Film award went to Thai psycholog,...More
Puchon film festival aims to regain its stature 2007/07/04, Source, Fantasy and horror flicks are often categorized as fringe genres in Korea and elsewhere, but that does not apply to Puchon, a city in Gyeonggi Province that boasts itself as being the heartland of what it views as a fast-growing fan base of those particular genres.
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