Adriano Aprà, Yoon Jong-chan and Mark Peranson make up Korean Film Competition jury.
The 15th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) has announced its Korean Film Competition jury to be made up of renowned Italian critic Adriano Aprà, Korean filmmaker Yoon Jong-chan and Locarno fest programmer Mark Peranson.
In addition to teaching and authoring books on film history, Apra has written for Filmcritica and Cinema & Film and was involved in programming for the Pesaro and Salsomaggiore film festivals as well as running the Cineteca Nazionale in Rome.
Yoon made his feature debut with award-winning horror film Sorum, which he followed up with Blue Swallow and I Am Happy. His most recent film My Paparotti won the Grand Prize at Fukuoka Asian Film Festival and was in the 14th JIFF’s Korea Cinemascape section.
In addition to programming for the Locarno and Vancouver film festivals, Peranson is editor and publisher of Cinema Scope magazine and has written for publications such as The Village Voice and Cahiers du Cinéma. He also made a feature debut with Waiting for Sancho which travelled to fests and played at the Centre Pompidou in Paris as an installation.