Film Maker Interviews

February 14, 2024 | 1,743 Visits

“Film Maker Interviews” in K-pop refers to interviews conducted with directors, producers, and other professionals involved in the production of music videos, concert films, and other visual content in the K-pop industry. These interviews provide insights into the creative process behind the music videos and offer fans a deeper understanding of the vision and techniques used to bring their favorite K-pop songs to life on screen. Additionally, these interviews can also showcase the personalities and perspectives of the filmmakers themselves, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the industry.

14Feb Sundance 2024 Interview with '14 Paintings' Filmmaker Dongnan Chen

Sundance 2024 Interview with ’14 Paintings’ Filmmaker Dongnan Chen

In her latest documentary short film 14 Paintings, which premiered in the Documentary Short Films Program at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, award-winning director Dongnan Chen (The Trail From Xinjian 2013, Singing in the Wilderness 2022),...
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7Feb Brief History of a Family 2

KCrush Interview With “Brief History of a Family” Filmmaker Jianjie Lin – Sundance 2024

 Premiering at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, Brief History of a Family, is first time feature writer and director Jianjie Lin’s tense, methodically paced, and layered examination of the effects of China’s infamous political strategy...
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30Jan Sundance 2024 Red Carpet Interview with Dìdi

Sundance 2024 Red Carpet Interview with Dìdi 弟弟 Filmmaker Sean Wang and Cast

For his first feature film Dìdi (弟弟) – the Mandarin word for little brother – writer and director Sean Wang, chose to look to his past, 2008 to be specific, for inspiration in order to look forward. 2008 is a time where the...
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27Jan KCrush Interview with AGENT OF HAPPINESS - Sundance 2024

KCrush Interview with AGENT OF HAPPINESS Directors – Sundance 2024

Since 2008 the government and monarchy of Bhutan have made it a political and cultural policy to promote happiness to foster stability of the country itself. By implementing the Gross National Happiness (GNH) index, an equation that mathematically...
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22Jan Sundance

Sundance 2024 Red Carpet Interview with AGENT OF HAPPINESS Directors Arun Bhattari and Dorottya Zurb

In this brief interview on the red carpet at Sundance 2024, directors of the narrative documentary Agent of Happiness, Arun Bhattari (Mountain Man) and Dorottya Zurbó (Easy Lessons) spoke with me about translating the unique humor of the people of...
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16Dec

‘Concrete Utopia’ Interview with Director Um Tae-hwa – Carolyn Hinds

 Based on the popular webcomic Pleasant Bullying by Kim Soong-nyoong, writer and director Um Tae-hwa’s Concrete Utopia the world seems to have come to its apparent end. Millions in the once densely populated city of Seoul, South...
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28Nov

KCrush BIFF2023 – Interview with Producer Song Dae-chan

 It’s not often that I have the opportunity to speak with and interview directors of films I’ve seen, and even more rare to be able to speak to those who’ve produced one of the best action films in the last few years like A...
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20Nov

KCrush BIFF 2023 – Interview with Yeon Je-gwang, Writer and Director of THE GUEST

 Not every guest is welcome, and certainly not those at a creepy motel located in the middle of nowhere. Written and directed by Yeon Je-gwang, The Guest is a psychological thriller that asks what would you do if you see someone’s...
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7Nov

KCrush BIDAM 2023 – Interview with BIDAM Artistic Director Shin Eun-ju

Celebrating its fourteenth year of celebrating Korean dance and dancers, the Busan International Dance Market (BIDAM) which was held October 13th – 15th at the Geumjeong Cultural Center, is a program that brings the world of Korean...
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20Oct

KCrush BIFF23 – Interview with Park Sun Young Programmer for Asian Cinema, Busan International Film Festival

 In this interview, Carolyn speaks with Park Sun Young, Programmer of Asian Cinema at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), about the importance of promoting Asian cinema at international festivals for local and visiting international...
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19Oct

KCrush BIFF 2023 – Interview for Director and Cast of THE MONK AND THE GUN

 Set in 2006, a pivotal time of change for the people of Bhutan as they prepare for the dawn of democracy, The Monk and the Gun director Pawo Choyning Dorji’s second feature film is a whip smart comedic drama about the ways westernization and...
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17Jun

JIFF Interview with filmmaker Shin Dong-min

There aren’t many films where a mother is cast to play herself and versions of herself in her son’s films. And there’s certainly even less where she gets to play herself twice in roles that are both wish fulfillment, and homage to...
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5Jun

BISFF interview with filmmaker Hyun-min Cho – APOCALYPSE RUNNER: THE COMPLETE EDITION

What is the love of cinema if not a love for an art form that exposes the beauty and faults of humanity, is something I imagine the character of Park Dong-sik would say. Created by filmmaker and award-winning writer Hyun-min Cho, Dong-sik is a film...
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18May

BSIFF Interview with Johee and Hanee Oh for THE GOOD SAMARITAN Inbox

DISCLAIMER: This audio may contain portions with unclear or distorted sound quality. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Please be aware that we have made efforts to improve the audio quality, but due to technical limitations or external...
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2May

KCRUSH EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – Festival Programmer Sébastien Simon Onsite At The 2023 Busan International Short Film Festival

Curating the programs for film festivals isn't as easy as you might think. It requires a discerning eye, the ability to be impartial, critical, discerning and most of the absolute love of film. During the Busan International Short Film Festival, I...
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