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Juries

2023

Final

South Korea
Katharine Kim
Eastwave Studio CEO
  • Former Adjunct Professor, College of Covergence Culture Arts in University of Suwon
  • Advisory Board of BIFF
  • Former Director of CJ E&M Film Business Division
  • Former Representative Director of CJ Entertainment
Lai King Yi
TBS Drama Producer
  • Graduated from Waseda University
  • Directed 〈A Warmed Up Love〉, 〈Dragon-Zakura Season2〉, 〈I Will Be Your Bloom〉 etc.
Jegy Ra
A Hankook Ilbo newspaper editor, film reporter
  • A Hankook Ilbo reporter
  • Served as a judge for Jeonju International Film Festival, DMZ International Documentary Film Festival, etc.
  • Winner of Film Journalist Award
Walter Ingrassia
Rai International Co-Production General Manager
  • Rai International Co-Production General Manager
  • Planning 〈Un posto al sole〉 
  • Directed 〈The Red Door〉,〈From Father to Daughter〉,〈Hunter〉 etc.
Jungwon Lee
CEO of 'Lian Contents’
  • CEO of 'Lian Contents’
  • Specialist in Contents Global Distribution
  • Formerly in charge of CJ E&M's PR marketing and copyright
  • Responsible for Domestic import for publication right and IP of Asian mega-hit 〈Someday or One Day〉
  • Co-produced Netflix series 〈A Time Called You〉
  • Projecting Hallyu star's overseas events, concerts, and awards
Chanil Jeon
A pop culture critic
  • A pop culture critic
  • First president of Korean Cultural Content Critics Association 
  • Expert member of Busan Contents Market
  • Former Busan International Film Festival programmer and research director 
Carole Della Valle
A Producer, Banijay Studios, France
  • A Producer, Banijay Studios, France
  • Produced Drama 〈Skam France S10〉, 〈Germinal〉, etc
  • Developed Drama 〈Pep’s〉, 〈Watch Me Burn〉, etc
  • Former Artistic producer, Ango production 

Preliminaries

Heejeong Gong
A Drama critic
  • A Drama critic
  • Responsible for PR, broadcasting policy, and channel business at Donga TV, Korean Cable TV  Association(KCTA) , and KT SkyLife
  • Former MBC Viewer Evaluator
  • Serialized in Kukmin IIbo's 'Drama is the era', Insight Cable's 'Cable Salon', Chosun.com's 'Drama Salon', The Seoul Shinmun Daily's 'Culture Salon', Joins.com's 'Drama famous lines', etc.
  • Appearance on MBC's 'Coveted TV', KBS's 'TV Critic Viewer Desk', SBS's 'The World of Open TV Viewers' etc.
  • Served as a Preliminary Judge for SDA (2020, 2021), APAN (2020, 2022), and as a Judge for the Story Category of Korea Content Awards (2022) etc.
Minjeong Kim
A Professor of Creative Writing, Chung-Ang University 
  • A Professor of Creative Writing, Chung-Ang University 
  • A Pop Culture Critic 
  • Received Chung-Ang University Education Award and Le Monde Cultural Critic Award
  • Served as an editorial board member of Kltura, Le Monde Diplomatique, Critique M, etc.
  • A regular guest of KBS World R's 'Music World' 
Michele Zatta
Rai International Co-Production General Manager
  • Rai International Co-Production General Manager
  • Planning 〈Un posto al sole〉 
  • Directed 〈The Red Door〉, 〈From Father to Daughter〉, 〈Hunter〉, etc.
Taeseob Bae
A Deputy Director of Studio S
  • A Deputy Director of Studio S
  • Directed 〈Amor Fati〉, 〈I Am a Mother, Too〉,〈Here Comes Love〉, 〈Devotee〉, 〈Look for your son, Sammanri〉 
Jaehun Jang
A Vice President of MBC Drama Studio
  • A Vice President of MBC Drama Studio
  • A CP of MBC Daily Soap Opera
  • Former Deputy Director of MBC Drama Headquarters
  • Former MBC Drama Planning Team Leader
  • Planning 〈Meant To Be〉, 〈Witch's Game〉, 〈The Secret House〉, 〈The Second Husband〉, 〈A Good Supper〉, 〈My Wonderful Life〉, 〈Blessing of the Sea〉, 〈Secrets and Lies〉, 〈Enemies from the Past〉, etc.
San Jeon
  • Former KBS Executive Producer 
  • Former Vice President of Fan Entertainment 
  • Winner of Best New Directing for TV at the 32nd Baeksang Arts Awards
  • Directed 〈Mask Prosecutor〉, 〈Ruby Ring〉 etc.
Seonyoung Kim
A Pop culture critic
  • A Pop culture critic
  • Serialized in Kyunghyang Shinmun, The Hankyoreh, Asia Business Daily etc. 
  • Appearance on KBS's 'Oh Tae Hoon's Current Affairs Headquarters', MBC's 'Tam TV ', CBS's 'I'm a Current Affair Jockey, Jeong Gwan Yong', etc.
  • Served as a Judge for YMCA Good Media Content Award, Korea Broadcasting Prizes, Korea Communications Commission Broadcasting Awards, etc.
Muge Akar
A General Manager of ATV Sales
  • A General Manager of ATV Sales 
  • Responsible for Eurasia and North Africa
  • Establishment of regional ATV Program Sales Price and Brand Strategy by Region
  • International Marketing Master Degree from Malardalens University
Kiho Park
KBS Drama Center CP
  • KBS Drama Center CP
  • Producer of 〈My Husband Got a Family〉 
  • Directed 〈Miss Monte-Cristo〉, 〈Love Returns〉, 〈Andante〉 etc.
  • Planning 〈If You Wish Upon Me〉, 〈Brain Works〉 etc
Qin Wen
A Drama Writer
  • A Drama Writer
  • Wrote numerous blockbuster films such as 〈Rebel〉, 〈The First Half of My life〉, etc
  • Awards and nominations at multiple awards ceremonies such as Shanghai TV Festival, Golden Eagle Award, Macau International Film Festival, etc
  • Wrote Wong Kar-Wai's Drama 〈Blossom Shanghai〉
Seokjin Yoon
A professor of Korean Language and Literature at Chung-nam National University 
  • A professor of Korean Language and Literature at Chung-nam National University 
  • A Pop Culture Critic 
  • Served as a judge for Korea Broadcasting Prizes, Baeksang Arts Awards, Seoul International Drama Awards, DAEJEON Drama Festival, etc.
  • Served as a member of MBC's Viewers Committee and President of the Learned Society of Korean Drama and Theatre
  • Moderator of 6th, 8th Asian Drama Conferences
  • Serialized columns in The Hankyoreh
Jongwon Jung
A Representative of Magnolia
  • A Representative of Magnolia
  • Produced KBS's 〈Movie is Good〉, SBS's 〈Access! Movie World〉, SK Btv 's 〈Movie Party〉
  • Charge of Neo Entertainment Marketing including story editing, film and drama planning and development