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List of notable or famous screenwriters from South Korea, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in South Korea and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to South Korea. If you're trying to find out the names of famous South Korean screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from South Korea is included when available.

List is made up of people like Kim Ki-duk and Bong Joon-ho.

This historic screenwriters from South Korea list can help answer the questions "Who are some South Korean screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from South Korea?" These prominent screenwriters of South Korea may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected South Korean screenwriters.

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Ahn Byeong-ki is a South Korean film director, producer, and screenwriter specializing in horror films. His representative horror works are Phone and Bunshinsaba while his non-horror produced movies involve Scandal Makers and Sunny. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: South Korea

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Phone, Dark Forest, Scandal Makers, Nightmare, Apartment, + more

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Bong Joon-ho is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from South Korea
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Bong Joon-ho is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. His films include South Korean hits Memories of Murder, based on a true-life serial murder case, monster movie The Host, and his first English-language film, science fiction adventure Snowpiercer. Korean film industry insiders have ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Credits: The Host, Snowpiercer, Memories of Murder, Mother, Tokyo!, + more

Also Ranked

#61 on The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

#97 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

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Byun Young-joo is a South Korean film director. Her films explore issues of women's rights and human rights. ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: South Korea

Profession: Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Flying Boys, Ardor, Helpless, Habitual Sadness, The Murmuring

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Chang Yoon-hyun


Chang Yoon-hyun is a film director, film producer and screenwriter. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: South Korea

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: R-Point, Hwang Jin Yi, The Contact, Tell Me Something, Love Wind Love Song, + more