One of Korea’s most important film ctitics, Youn Sung-Eun has a PhD in film studies from the prestigious Han-Yang University. A respected university lecturer in film theory and history, she has also published two books.
Her film reviews are published weekly in newspapers such as Busan Daily and Seoul Newspaper and she features as a regular reviewer on both TV and radio, including the long-running EBS TV program Cinema Paradise. This year she established new film commentary programs on both KT olleh TV and CBS radio.
Youn Sung-Eun is member of the executive committee of the Korean Association of Film Critics and a member of FIPRESCI (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique).
Youn Sung-Eun has acted as moderator over five years for the renowned Busan International Film Festival and is an experienced festival programmer with 6 years programming the Seoul Christianity Film Festival (Seoul International Agape Film Festival).

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