Min Byung-hun (1969-)
Film director Byung-hun Min (b.1969-) has graduated from The Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK), and is currently a professor at Hanseo University, Korea.
Min has made a grand debut by receiving Grand Prix at Torino Film Festival, Outstanding Artistic Contribution Award at Film Festival Cottbus, International Film Critics’ Award at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF), Silver Prize at Thessaloniki International Film Festival – with his <Flight of the Bee> in 1998, <Let’s not cry!> in 2001 and <Pruning the Grapevine> in 2006. In 2013, his film <Touch> was recognized with Catholic Media Award, Special Award from Marie Claire Film Festival (MCFF), and was chosen as The Movie of the Year by Korean Federation of Film Archives. In 2015, <Love Never Fails> was shown at Filmfest Hamburg and Shanghai International Film Festival, and the movie <I’m Feng> was invited to be shown at Jeonju International Film Festival and Silk Road International Film Festival.
Recently Min has completed his trilogy that deal with life – <The Emperor> in 2018, <Miracle> in 2020 and <Phantom> in 2022, and is executing a media exhibition titled <VOLSUROK> in Jeju Island, Korea. The director is currently residing in Jeju and shooting a human documentary titled <Promise>.