Born 1983 in France, Sébastien Simon is a filmmaker, a cinema and photography teacher at Dongseo University in Busan, a programmer for Busan International Short Film Festival and Jeju French Film Festival, and a board member of the Short Film Conference. He also contributed for several years to Slamdance Film Festival, Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival and Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cavaillon. His latest works as director include One-minded (2014), Tetsu Kono’s crazy routine (2016), and The Troubled Troubadour (2016). He graduated from the E.S.E.C film school and from Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. He has published film articles and reviews in L'Avant-Scène Cinéma, Short Film Studies, BullesDeCulture.com and Busan Beat magazine.