Cho Jin Woong made a successful directorial debut as his 1st production film 'RYUK-SA: A TEASER' was invited to an overseas film festival, drawing attention from domestic and foreign audiences
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[by Ent Team] Cho Jin Woo's 1st short film directing work, 'RYUK-SA: A TEASER', was officially invited to the 25th Fantasia International Film Festival and the 20th New York Asian Film Festival international short film festival.
The 25th Fantasia International Film Festival, invited Cho Jin Woong's debut film, 'RYUK-SA: A TEASER', is one of the largest film festivals in North America in Montreal, Canada, where Cho Jin Woong won the Special Mention in the Cheval Noir Competition last year with his solo starred film 'Me and Me' at the same film festival. In addition, 'RYUK-SA: A TEASER' was officially invited to the International Short Film Sector in 20th International Film Festival, a representative Asian film festival in North America, and Cho Jin Woong had the distinction of inviting to a leading international film festival at the same time as his directorial debut.
Film, 'RYUK-SA: A TEASER' is a human drama containing a story of hero who has always been with us, which was specially produced in the form of a trailer for a feature film, containing the intention of plan that "Able to a hero in this era, anyone, anytime, anywhere."
K-Movie Entertainment, a foreign distributor, announced that Nicholas Archambault, co-director of Asian programming at the Fantasia Film Festival, complimented, "Even though it is a trailer for a feature film, the story itself is alive, attractive, and beautiful" and adding his inviting opinion, "I am happy to introduce the first production of beloved actor Cho Jin Woong, and it would be an honor in itself if I could contribute to the creation of the feature."
Cho Jin Woong captivated the public with his intense charismatic and immersive acting skills regardless of genre, including "Signal", "The Admiral: Roaring Currents", "A Hard Day", "Believer", "The Spy Gone North" and "Intimate Strangers". In particular, he presented his potential as a trusted actor in winning the 40th Golden Shooting Award for Best Actor by providing a refreshing catharsis for his outspoken role as an inexorable professional Yang Min Hyuk in the movie, 'Black Money'. In addition, Cho Jin Woong, who has shown as an actor domestic and abroad and was selected as the main character of the 18th Florence Korea Film Festival's 'Actor Special Exhibition' and was introduced to the local, draw keen attention how perform in the future, officially inviting to an overseas film festival with 'RYUK-SA: A TEASER' and proving his potential as a director.
Meanwhile, Cho Jin Woong's 1st short film, 'RYUK-SA: A TEASER', will be released at the 25th Fantasia International Film Festival and the 20th New York Asian Film Festival, and The 25th Fantasia International Film Festival will be held from August 5 to August 25, and the 20th New York Asian Film Festival will be held from August 6 to August 22. (Photo Credit: SARAM Entertainment)