KIM was born in 1967 in Jeonju, Korea. He graduated from Hanyang University where he developed a special interest in films. He won the first prize in the Korean Film Council Script Contest in 1997 with the screenplay “The Good Friends”. In 1998, he completed a screenplay entitled “Loving Life and Death”, which was filmed later in the same year. He also wrote for the Internet movie, “I’m OK”. Another script entitled “Soulmate” is completed and now is being produced. Beginning in December 2000, KIM wrote a series of articles called “Gore Mania” and “Kim Ji-Hwan’s forbidden DVDs” in one of the Korean film magazines, Film 2.0. Through these articles, he built a strong fan base. Although he stopped publishing articles in 2004, he still is recognized as a leading horror film expert. < Untold Story: The Red Forest > is his directorial debut film.
Korean films draw pleasing response at PiFan's NAFF 2010/07/20, Source,
A pitching session for It Project 2010 is held at the Koryo Hotel in the city of Bucheon of South Korea on July 19, 2010. [PiFan]
Korean films in competition at the It Project genre film market of this year's Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF), the industry specialized program of the ongoing Pucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), received favorable response during a pitching session yesterday,...More
PiFan unveils NAFF It Project Official Selection 2010/06/08, Source, The Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival has announced its official selection for the 'It Project' development project market, a part of the NAFF (Network of Fantastic Films). The movies this year come from 10 mostly Asian countries but feature a diverse range of genres that fall under the f,...More
Fantastic Puchon fest 2009/06/26, Source, This year's annual Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) will thrill and chill from 16 July. Until the curtains will be drawn on 26 July, 13th PiFan will be exploring the themes love, fantasy, and adventure.
Puchon, only just outside of west Seoul and connected by subway and buses,...More
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