Kim Bora is a South Korean filmmaker, director and screenwriter. She graduated from Dongguk University with a degree in film. In 2007, she left for Columbia University in the U.S., and received a Masters of Fine Arts in film directing. Her short film, “The Recorder Exam” (2011), was her created graduation film project, and won numerous awards including the "Best Student Filmmaker Award" from The Directors Guild of America. The film was also a National Finalist for the 2012 Student Academy Awards. She then moved back to Korea and gave lectures in the colleges where she studied.
In 2018, after seven years of working on the script and production, her debut film House of Hummingbird was released, winning multiple awards and was on a winning streak from (2018 – 2020). Other than the awards she received for her works, she also won the 9th Beautiful Artist Award in the ‘New Artist’ category in 2019.