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Josh Kim

Josh Kim

United States

Scriptwriter, Film Director


ScriptLab - adaptation Participant 2017


Josh Kim is a Korean-American filmmaker whose debut feature, How to Win at Checkers (Every Time), premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2015. The Thai-language film won over 21 jury and audience awards and became the country's official entry to the Academy Awards and Golden Globes for Best Foreign Language Film.

Previously, Josh worked as a producer with John Woo on the Korean remake of A Better Tomorrow and has since directed videos for Apple, Google, NPR and The Wall Street Journal. He is currently a director on Forbidden, HBO’s first original TV series in Thailand.