Oh Sung-yoon is a Korean filmmaker, born in 1991. He has directed two feature films, both of which have been nominated for the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Leafie, A Hen Into the Wild won the award in 2011.That film was adapted from Hwang Sun-mi’s popular children’s book that has sold more than 1 million copies since its release in 2000. Leafie, A Hen Into the Wild attracted 2.2 million viewers in the Republic of Korea, a major success for Korean animation and for a first-time director.

Accolades

Oh Sung-yoon and Lee Choon-baek
Best Animated Film, 2019

Underdog

Best Animated Film, 2019

Underdog

Moong-Chi has lived a happy life with his owners ever since he was brought home as a puppy. However, when he is taken on what…

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Lee Eun and Shim Jae-Myung and Kim Sunku and Oh Sung-yoon
Best Animated Film, 2011

Leafie, A Hen into the Wild (Madangeul naon amtak)

Best Animated Film, 2011

Leafie, A Hen into the Wild (Madangeul naon amtak)

Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2011 On a chicken farm among hundreds of chickens is clever Leafie, an amazing hen who dreams of a life…

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Films

Underdog
2019

Underdog

Republic of Korea
2019

Underdog

Moong-Chi has lived a happy life with his owners ever since he was brought home as a puppy. However, when he is taken on what…

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Leafie, A Hen into the Wild
2011

Leafie, A Hen into the Wild (Madangeul naon amtak)

Republic of Korea
2011

Leafie, A Hen into the Wild (Madangeul naon amtak)

Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2011 On a chicken farm among hundreds of chickens is clever Leafie, an amazing hen who dreams of a life…

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