Jerome Yoo is a Vancouver/Seoul-based film director who often portrays surreal and eccentric stories inspired by his youth. A first-generation Korean-Canadian, he developed a natural curiosity towards exploring his cultural identity through unique stories hidden in his motherland. Jerome’s background and love for the craft of acting also informs his character-driven writing and directing style. His short films “Gong Ju” and “Idols Never Die” have played and won awards at numerous film festivals worldwide. Jerome’s dream is to be in an eternal cycle of making cool films, listening to K-pop, and watching anime. Jerome is currently in production on his feature film, ‘Mongrels’.