KO Duhyun
Founder of Keumyoil Film https://keumyoilfilm.com
Born in Ulsan, Republic of Korea, on 8th of December, 1986
Lives and works in Seoul and Gwangju, Republic of Korea
Education
2014-2020 M.F.A. in Documentary Filmmaking – Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
2006-2013 B.A. in Journalism and Media Communication – Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea
Training and Workshop
2022 – Dok.incubator Workshop, Czech Republic, Slovakia;
2019 – IDFAcademy by IDFA, The Netherlands;
2018 – Global Pitching Academy by EBS Intl’ Documentary Film Festival, Korea;
2015 – AND workshop by Busan International Film Festival, Korea.
Filmography
Director

2019 – “Loop Dreams” (Korea), Documentary, 92min.
D: KO Duhyun, P: YANG Juyeon
Supported by Korea Film Council Distribution Support Fund and Post-production Support Fund; screened at 45th Seoul Independent Film Festival, 2019, Korea and 2nd PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival, 2019, Korea; released in theaters at January 2021 in Korea.
2017 – “Poltergeist” (Korea), Documentary, 10min.
D: KO Duhyun, P: KO Duhyun
Premiered at 15th Asiana International Short Film Festival, 2017, Korea; screened at 6th Diaspora Film Festival, 2018, Korea.
2016 – “Burmese on the Roof” (Korea), Documentary, 98min.
D: OH Hyunjin, KO Duhyun, P: LEE Changmin
Supported by Busan IFF’s Asian Cinema Fund, Korea Creative Content Agency; premiered at 21st Busan International Film Festival, 2016, Korea; screened at UK KOREAN FILM NIGHTS, 2017, UK.
In Production – “The Eyeglasses” (Korea), Documentary
D: KO Duhyun, P: YANG Juyeon
Supported by DMZ Docs Fund and Jeonju Cinema Fund.
Producer
2020 – “40” (Korea), Documentary, 10min. 
D: YANG Juyeon, P: KO Duhyun
Supported by Gwangju Information & Culture Industry Promotion Agency; premiered at 11st Women Film Festival in Gwangju, 2020, Korea; Screened at 9th Gwangju Independent Film Festival, 2020, Korea.
In Production – “My Missing Aunt” (Korea), Documentary
D: YANG Juyeon, P: KO Duhyun, KANG Sarah
Supported by Asia Cinema Fund, Jeonju Cinema Fund, Korean Film Council, Gyeonggi Content Agency, Gwangju Information & Culture Industry Promotion Agency.
In Production – “Bright Future” (Romania, Korea), Documentary
D: Andra Popescu, P: Monica Lãzurean-Gorgan, Co-prod: KO Duhyun
Supported by Romanian National Film Center, Creative Europe, and DMZ Docs Fund.
Grants and Awards
2021 – Development fund from DMZ Docs Fund (Bright Future).
2021 – Development Grant from Jeonju Cinema Fund (The Eyeglasses).
2020 – Gyeonggi diverse film investment fund from Gyeonggi Content Agency (My Missing Aunt).
2020 – Development fund from DMZ Docs Fund (The Eyeglasses).
2020 – Industry Choice Award from EIDF industry’s H!-docs Pitch (My Missing Aunt).
2019 – Production grant from Korean Film Council (My Missing Aunt).
2019 – Asian Cinema Fund from Busan IFF (My Missing Aunt).
2019 – Development Grant from Jeonju Cinema Fund, Jeonju IFF (My Missing Aunt).
2016 – Distribution Support Fund from Busan IFF (Burmese on the Roof).
2016 – Asian Cinema Fund from Busan IFF (Burmese on the Roof).
2016 – Youth Creator Support Fund from Korea Creative Content Agency (Burmese on the Roof).
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