KIM Young-woo studied Visual Arts & TV at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA. He worked for Busan International Film Festival as a programmer in charge of Asian cinema and a member of the selection committee of Asian Cinema Fund (ACF) and
Asian Project Market (APM) as well. Working closely with the Korean independent cinema groups, he has been a board member of Seoul Independent Film Festival. Since 2019, he has worked for DMZ DOCS as a programmer, and also a program advisor of IDFA 2020.