Bong Joon-ho is a South Korean filmmaker whose movies are characterized by the use of black humor, genre-mixing, and social themes. His 2019 film Parasite became the first non-English film to receive the Best Picture award at the Academy Awards, gaining Bong international recognition. In 2020, he was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list.
Park Chan-wook is a South Korean screenwriter, filmmaker, and former film critic. Renowned for directing films that depict brutal subject matters, such as The Vengeance Trilogy, Park is regarded as one of the most popular and acclaimed filmmakers in South Korea. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award.