Jury

Jury of International Features Competition

YOON Ga-eun

Film Director

Yoon Ga-eun continued her graduate studies in film at the Korea National University of Arts. She has written and directed Guest, which won the Grand Prize at the Clermont-Ferrand ISFF, and Sprout, which was awarded the Crystal Bear for Best Film in the Generation Kplus Competition at the Berlinale. She also directed feature films such as The World of Us and The House of Us.

JANG Kun-jae

Film Director

JANG Kun-jaeis a film director, writer, producer, and cinematographer. He studied cinematography at the Korean Academy of Film Arts. He made 5 features EIGHTEEN(2009), SLEEPLESS NIGHT(2012), A MIDSUMMER'S FANTASIA(2014), VESTIGE(2020), and JUHEE FROM 5 TO 7(2022). Currently, he is working in post-production for INITIAL MEMORIES, and new feature BECAUSE I HATE KOREA.

Gianvicenzo NASTASI

Programmer of Giffoni Film Festival

Gianvicenzo NASTASI has been collaborating with the Giffoni Experience for 20 years. As an Executive Producer he oversaw all the video productions of the festival and until 2021 he was director of the Video Production Department. For about 12 years he has been managing the selection of films for the +18 category and now he is part of the Artistic Direction team.

Jury of International Shorts Competition

GONG Min-jeong

Actress

GONG Min-jeong debuted in 2012 with Your Time Is Up. Known for her roles in Move The Grave, Zombie Crush in Heyri, and TV series like Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha and Little Women. She won Best Supporting Actress at the 2022 SBS Drama Awards for One Dollar Lawyer.

Noy LEVIN

Artistic director of TAICFF

Noy Levin is the Artistic Director of the Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival (TAICFF) in Israel. She studied Film at the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television in Tel Aviv University and is a director of short films and children's plays. In addition, Noy curates cultural events and is a lecturer of film and animation.

YOON Dan-bi

Film Director

Yoon Dan-bi is a film director and screenwriter. From her short films Life's Assistant and Fireworks to her feature debut film, Moving On, she has consistently focused on family and human relationships. She continues to garner widespread recognition and has received various awards at prestigious international film festivals, including the Bright Future Award at the IFFR 2020.

Jury of Animation Competition

KIM Hye-seon

CEO of SeeMore Company

KIM Hye-seon started her career as a journalist at film magazines Premiere and FILM 2.0. Since 2008, she has been working as a freelance film journalist and scriptwriter. She also founded SeeMore Company, a content production company.

HONG Jun-pyo

Animation Director

He is the representative of the animation production company 'Studio Roomer' and a board member of the Korea Independent Animation Filmmakers Association. He also teaches at the Animation Department of the Korea National University of Arts. He directed the animated feature film Chun Tae-il.

Preliminary Jury(Shorts/Animation)

KIM Jung-eun

Film Director

She directed short films such as In This Town (2015), Night Working (2017), and Magdalena (2018). Her debut feature film Gyeong-ah's Daughter (2022) received critical acclaim and was invited to prestigious domestic and international film festivals, including winning two awards at the Jeonju International Film Festival.

LEE Dong-yun

Film Critic

He studied film directing, screenplay, and film theory at the Korea National University of Arts. He has worked as a curator for CGV Art House and a programmer for the Chuncheon SF Film Festival. He has also served as a preliminary jury member of several film festivals. Currently, he is responsible for programming the upcoming SciFian Festa.

HAN Byung-a

Animation Director

Born in Jeonju in 1983, she is a talented filmmaker known for a diverse range of works. She has directed several remarkable short films, including Half-day, The Bone, and Yeonhui-dong. She made her directorial debut with the feature film The Slug, which received critical acclaim and was honored with the Most Promising Talent Award at the Osaka Asian Film Festival in 2021.