Jo Sung Hee

Jo Sung Hee is a South Korean screenwriter and director. He directed the box office hit "A Werewolf Boy" (2012). After majoring in industrial design at Seoul National University, Jo Sung Hee joined the Seo Taiji Company and Olive Studio, a children’s animation company. During his time at these companies, he worked on numerous music videos and animated films as an assistant director. He also directed the 52-episode animated television series Barnacle Lou (따개비 루), which aired on EBS in 2007.

Jo then studied film directing at the prestigious Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA). He got admitted by submitting a film he made with his friends for pure fun. In 2008 he wrote and directed the 43-minute short film Don’t Step Out of the House (남매의 집) which won several awards in 2009, including Best Picture at the Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival and the Seoul Independent Film Festival, the Eastar Jet Award (Best Korean Short Film) at the Jeonju International Film Festival, and Third Prize at the Cinéfondation section of the Cannes Film Festival. It was later included in the omnibus Nice Shorts (released in 2009).

After the world premiere of "A Werewolf Boy" at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, domestically the film reached nearly 7 million admissions to become the third best-selling Korean film of 2012 and currently the most successful Korean melodrama of all time. Jo received the 2013 Discovery Award from the Korea Film Reporters Association, and Best New Director from the 2013 Baeksang Arts Awards.

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Jo Sung Hee Facts

Native Name: 조성희

Birth Name: Sung Hee Jo

Nationality:  Korean

Birth Date: February 3, 1979

Gender: Male

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