Born in 1957 and graduated from Seoul Institute of the Arts. His debut film in 1988 brought fresh breeze to the Korean film industry. LEE Myung-Se is acclaimed as a stylist representative of Korea who has established a unique world of his own. The thing he considers most important in making a film is finding “cinematic expression.” To him, ‘cinematic’ means something ‘only of movies’ that cannot be replaced by any other form of media.
[INTERVIEW] Producer shows film's high-tech future 2011/07/02, Source, 'We need to invest in technology to produce films of the same caliber as Hollywood'.Yoon Je-kyoon, the producer of "Sector 7", the first Korean sci-fi movie filmed in 3-D
His face looked bright, but his shoulders heavy. Why? Because he has what could be the future of Korean film resting on his shoulders. The man in the spotlight is Yoon Je-kyoon. Yoon directed the hit film "Haeundae" which garnered more than 10 million viewers at the box office two years ago. Now, the 42-year-old has stepped out of the director's chair and is hoping to surpass his previous success with two new movies that he produced - "Sector 7", the first Korean sci-fi film shot in 3-D, and the action movie "Quick". Both are slated for release this summer,...More
Film director Yoon goes from humor to high tech in approach 2011/06/28, Source,
The Seoul district of Chungmuro, which is dubbed Korea`s Hollywood, has had a moviemaker showcase two blockbusters budgeted at 10 billion won (9.2 million U.S. dollars) each two weeks apart in an unprecedented move. To save time, director Yoon Je-kyoon a Dong-A Ilbo reporter to hold an interview in a car on his way from Seoul`s Yeouido district to his office in the city`s Gangnam area. With the 2009 blockbuster "Haeundae", Yoon joined the ranks of directors who have attracted more than 10 million viewers for one film. The reporter poked at him by saying the director had a trace of "ssammai", or Japanese movie jargon referring to a third-rate movie, in "My Boss, My Hero" (2001), and "Sex Is Zero" (2002), two films that were full of dirty jokes,...More
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