- B.A., Theatre and Film, Hanyang University
- M.F.A., Academy of Art University
- Diploma in Directing, Korean Academy of Film Arts
- Former President of Korea National University of arts
- Director and screen writer; 《Guro Arirang》, 《Our Twisted Hero》, 《Rainbow Trout》, 《Paradise Villa》, etc.
- Special Prize 17th Montreal Film Festival , Best Feature Award Hawaii International Film Festival, Special Jury Prize Tokyo International Film Festival , etc.