Yeon Sang-ho

Yeon Sang-ho


Yeon Sang-ho (b. 1978) is a South Korean director and screenwriter. In 2012, his first film The King of Pigs was the first South Kore­an ani­mat­ed fea­ture film to be pre­sent­ed at the Cannes Film Fes­ti­val. In 2016, he came back to Cannes with Train to Busan, a genre film pre­sent­ed dur­ing a Mid­night screen­ing which would become a huge inter­na­tion­al suc­cess. A mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary artist, he became the genre mas­ter in South Korea with var­i­ous projects: super-hero film Psy­choki­ne­sis, hor­ror TV series The Cursed, and comics web series Hell.


2020 Hellbound (TV Series) (pre-production)
2020 Peninsula
2018 Psychokinesis
2016 Train to Busan
2016 Seoul Station
2013 The Fake
2011-2013 RedaKai (TV Series) (39 episodes)
2012 The Window (Short)
2011 Dwae-ji-ui wang
2008 Indie Anibox: Selma's Protein Coffee (segment director)
2006 The Hell (Two Kinds of Life) (Short)

Yeon Sang-ho's films at RIFF
Midnight Chills
Year: 2020
Four years after the zom­bie out­break depict­ed in Train to Busan, the Kore­an penin­su­la is dev­as­tat­ed. A...