Young Asian Filmmakers (Feat. Bong Joon-ho)

Recently, Bong Joon-ho picked 20 emerging filmmakers whose film he believes will be pivotal to the next 20 years. On the list, there are three Asian filmmakers.

  1. Yoon Gaeun (Korean)

Filmography : Guest(short, 2011), Sprout(short, 2013), The World of Us(2016), The House of Us(2019)

Her films usually deal with stories about young children.

2. Bi Gan (Chinese)

Filmography : South(short, 2010), Diamond Sutra(short, 2012), Kaili Blues(2015), Secret Goldfish(short, 2016), Long Day’s Journey into Night(2018)

He is a poet and photographer as well.

3. Hamaguchi Ryusuke (Japanese)

Filmography : Passion (2008), The Depths (2010), Touching the Skin of Eeriness (2013), Voices from the Waves (2013), Storytellers (2013), Happy Hour (2015), Asako 1&2 (2018), etc.

He once analyzed Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder at the Busan International Film Festival.