Born in Toronto, Canada, 1978. Park Moon-chil majored in aesthetics had participated in several film productions before he enters Korea National University of Arts, majored in Broadcasting. Started since 2006, Park finally finished his first feature documentary about his own family.
Film fest offers subtitles for Chuseok screenings 2013/09/17, Source,
The Chewsock Film Festival will offer 20 screenings, including Barbie by Lee Sang-woo, "The Berlin File" by Ryoo Seung-wan, and Super Virgin by Baek Seung-gi (images: Indie Com Media, CJ Entertainment, Curuk2 Studio).
One of Korea's main holidays, Chuseok is a traditional family celebration for Korean people, but for foreign residents far from their hometowns and families, the long weekend can get lonely. This year, a new film festival is being offered to keep foreigners engaged during the holiday,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "My Place" 2013/09/13,
Single motherhood is one of those popular social wedge issues- often used as a sort of statement on how Western cultures are superior to Asian ones, as single motherhood is largely accepted as a social norm in Western societies, but is more stigmatized in Asian ones. Director Park Moon-chil had spent quite a bit of time in both cultures. So naturally, when his sister came home from Canada, pregnant from her boyfriend after a relationship fallout neither of them are willing to discuss on camera, he thought this would be a rife topic for social commentary.
And it is, sort of. Just not at all in the way Park Moon-chil had intended when he first started filming,...More
JIFF 2013 Award Winners & Jury's Commentaries 2013/05/03,
1. JIFF 2012 Award Winners A. International Film Competition (1) SPECIAL JURY PRIZE (JBBANK PRIZE) : LOST PARADISE (Director : Eve DEBOISE) •Trophy and a cash award of 20 million KRW (approximately 18,000 USD) (2) BEST PICTURE PRIZE (WOOSUK PRIZE) REMIGES (Director : OZAWA Masato) •Trophy and a cash award of 5,000 USD MAMAY UMENG (Director : Dwein BALTAZAR) •Trophy and a cash award of 5,000 USD (3) SPECIAL JURY PRIZE (JBBANK PRIZE) : PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BELGRADE WITH SINGING AND CRYING (Director : Bojan VULETIĆ) •Trophy and a cash award of 7 million KRW (approximately 5,000 USD) B. Korean Film Competition (1) GRAND PRIZE (JJ-ST★R PRIZE) : "December" (Director : Park Jeong-hoon-I) •Trophy and a cash award of 10 million KRW (2) CGV MovieCOLLAGE PRIZE : "Dear Dolphin" (Director : Kang Jina) •Trophy, Guaranteed at least 2 weeks of commercial release at CJ CGV MovieCOLLAGE with 20 million KRW support on P&A and 10 million KRW cash award. "Lebanon Emotion" (Director : JUNG Young-heon) •Trophy and a cash fund of 10 million KRW (3) AUDIENCE CRITICS' PRIZE : "My Place" (Director : Park Moon-chil) •Trophy and a cash award of 2 million KRW C. Korean Short Film Competition (1) GRAND PRIZE : "Sweet Temptation" (Director : JEONG Han-jin) •Trophy and a cash award of 5 million KRW (2) BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE : "Mask and Mirror" (Director : MIN Boung-hun) •Trophy and a cash award of 3 million KRW (3) SPECIAL JURY PRIZE : "TWO GENTLEMEN" (Director : Park Jae-ok) •Trophy and a cash award of 2 million KRW D. The Best Asian feature film screened in World Cinemascape and Stranger than Cinema NETPAC PRIZE : FLASHBACK MEMORIES 3D (Director : ATSUE Tetsuaki) •Trophy and Certification,...More
[HanCinema at JIFF] Q&A with director Park Moon-Chil of "My Place" 2013/04/27, Park Moon-chil is the director of "My Place" which aired at the 2013 Jeonju International Film Festival. The following is a paraphrased summary of the Q&A session following the screening I attended.
Q: When did you finish shooting?
A: The final Skype interview excerpts peppered throughout the film were done in February of 2013. Obviously, filming has gone on much longer than that, and budgetary constraints have been a big limitation. However, since finsihing, my sister has gotten a job, not as teacher, but working at a day-care,...More
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