On The Road (Changhee Chun, S.Korea/Bangladesh, 19mins)
On the Road is a documentary highlighting the journeys of Moazzem and Maruf, two migrant workers from Bangladesh in Korea, on their quest for a brighter future—the “Korean Dream.”
About the Director
Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts
Roy H. Park School of Communication, Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
Executive Producer and Owner
Last Lantern Productions (Los Angeles, CA)
The devotion to investigating personal aesthetics and principles of filmmaking by studying theoretical background of film and directing creative film projects is a crucial part of philosophy as a film director.
In his scopious career, Chun has completed collaborative productions on several feature films for major Korean production companies. In 1995, he signed on with Samsung Broadcasting Center (SBC) as a director and producer. Creating over thirty television documentaries and commercials including 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Chun gained a broad expertise of the technical and conceptual aspects for film and video production. As a freelance film director Chun developed over thirty commercial films, music videos and documentaries.
The interminable effort toward making meaningful films and creative excellence has been recognized by numerous film festivals including CINESTUD at the International Film Festival, Amsterdam, Holland; Film Fan Awards, Richmond, VA.; Rochester International Film Festival; St. Louis International Film Festival; Blue Sky International Film Festival; James River Festival of Moving Image; Telluride Film Festival; Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival; DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival; Independents' Film Festival; da Vinci Film Festival; The East Lansing Film Festival; Muskegon Film Festival, Tacoma Film Festival, The 32nd Asian American International Film Festival, Urban Suburban Film Festival and so on. His works received numerous awards and have been aired nationally and internationally.
Chun continues to develop personal principles of characteristic film art, principles that encompass the challenge to students and filmmakers alike to contribute engaging art to mankind.