Dean of 2023 NAFF Fantastic Film School


American Film Institute | Professor, Film Producer
  • Executive at Walt Disney, Blue Wolf Productions
  • President of Family Channel Pictures
  • VP Production at 20th Century Fox, Paul Schiff Production, Columbia Pictures
  • Juror at Hawaii Int’l Film Festival, Ashland Independent Film Festival, Outfest LA, SouthEast European Film Festival in LA, and The Korean Film Festival in Los Angeles


The Frontières International Co-Production Market | Executive director, Film Producer
  • Founder of Screen Division
  • Programmer at Sitges Film Festival and Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival
  • Austin Fantastic Fest Programming Director
  • Producer of Long Walk (World Premiere at Venice Film Festival 2019)
  • Producer of The Gasoline Thieves (Awarded for Best New Narrative Director at Tribeca Film Festival 2020)

Chris LEE

President of Production at TriStar Pictures, Columbia Pictures
  • Executive for Jerry Maguire, Philadelphia, As Good as It Gets
  • Founder of Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment
  • Dean of NAFF Fantastic Film School 2019
  • Head of Jury BIFAN NAFF It Project 2009

JEONG Youngbum

Beam Studio | CEO
  • Former Committee member of the Asia Contents Awards at Busan Int'l Film Festival
  • Asian Film Awards Academy Nomination Committee
  • Board member of Jecheon Music & Film Festival
  • Founder of UAM (United Asia Management)
  • Founder of Talent Agency Star J Entertainment
  • Advisor to Busan Film Festival (2005 ~ 2016)

SHIN Suwon

Film Director
  • Hommage (Attention Award at 2022 Daejong Film Awards)
  • Glass Garden (Best Screenplay at Fantasporto 2018)
  • Madonna (Halekulani Golden Orchid Award for Best Narrative at Hawaii Film Festival 2015)
  • Pluto (Special Mention at Berlinale 14+ 2013)
  • Circle Line (Canal+ Award Cannes 2012)
  • Passerby #3 (Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film Award at Tokyo Film Festival 2010)


XYZ Films | Head of International Acquisitions, Film Producer
  • Head of International Acquisitions in XYZ Films
  • Founder of
  • Executive Producer of Vivarium, Mandy, The Raid: Redemption
  • Producer of The Night Comes for Us,· XX

Yee Wei CHAI

Mocha Chai Laboratories | CEO
  • Founder of Mocha Chai Laboratories
  • Directed Benjamin's Last Day at Katong Swimming Complex (Grand Prix at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia Tokyo 2018)
  • Venus on Mars in production
  • Produced and directed That Girl in Pinafore, Blood Ties, Twisted