Veteran Producer Succeeds KIM Young-bin
Known for producing BONG Joon-ho
’s The Host
(2006), which held the title of most successful Korean of all time until the release of Roaring Currents
last summer, CHOI is a graduate of the Seoul National University, where he received a B.A. in Western History and Civilization, and the Seoul Institute of the Arts
, where he pursued Masters in filmmaking. Beyond his work as a producer, CHOI has served as Vice President at the Korean Film Producers' Association (KFPA) and currently teaches filmmaking and film production at the Korea National University of Arts
CHOI took his first steps in the Korean film industry as an assistant director, participating in films such as CHUNG Ji-young
’s North Korean Partisan In South Korea
(1990). Moving into an executive role, he worked for the Film Business Division of Daewoo Corp. and subsequently was a Vice President at top film studio Cinema Service
. He then founded his own outfit, Chungeorahm Film
, at which he has served as CEO until now.
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