Park Kwang-su Nominated as Busan Film Festival Chairman

Veteran filmmaker and industry administrator Park Kwang-su has been nominated as the next chairman of the Busan International Film Festival, following a period of behind-the-scenes turmoil. The event, however, has not yet begun the process of selecting a new festival director.

Park, who was an early pioneer of the Korean New Wave Cinema in the 1990s as producer and director, before shifting more towards academic and industry administrative roles, was named as the sole candidate for the role of chairman, by a sub-committee of the Busan festival’s Innovation Committee.  

More to follow.

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