Los Angeles based producer Paul Yi is the head of production and world sales company, E Pictures, based in Seoul and Los Angeles. He has represented Venice competition films A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003) and Lies (1999) and the Berlin competition film Joint Security Area (2001). He was also coproducer on Cannes competition film Unknown Pleasures (2002). He began his film career directing independent films and videos before becoming Festival Director of the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. He was asked to be an advisor to the first Pusan International Film Festival, and went onto found and direct the first film co-production market in Asia, the Pusan Promotion Plan, and then to found and direct the Hong Kong Asian Film Financing Forum. He was Chief of the International Business Department of the Korean Film Commission before forming E Pictures.
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