HONG KONG — Jin Park has been hired as programmer for the World Cinema section of the Busan International Film Festival. He will focus on scouting films from Cnetral and South America.
He joins Busan having worked the past six years as executive programmer for the Pifan fantasy festival and the Green Film Festival, both in Seoul. He also works as a critic at Cine 21 magazine and as a lecturer at Chung-An and Yonsei universities.
He joins a team that also includes Rhee Soue-wan (covering Europe and Africa) and Dosin Pak (North America and Oceania).
Busan, the biggest film festival in Asia, this year runs Oct. 2-11, 2014.