Seung-Jun Yi is one of Korea’s emerging directors in the world documentary scene. Among a dozen TV length documentaries and shorts, Seung Jun directed Children of god (2008), a story about the children living in the crematorium of Nepal, which has travelled the world including Hotdocs and is being distributed worldwide. His interest in filmmaking has always focused on the life of, so called the unseen minorities, which has become his signature style of filmmaking.
With his new feature length documentary ‘Planet of Snail’ Seung Jun teamed up with world class creative talents from literally all over the world including a Lebanese editor and a Finnish sound designer let alone the international funders and broadcasters. Yi’s experiments on this ambitious project in every aspect of filmmaking broadened his view on documentary as a filmmaker.