- Kim Ju-hwan
Jason Kim (born Kim Ju-hwan on 1981) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter.
Kim, born in 1981, majored in international politics from Georgetown University in the United States. He served for three years as an interpreter in the Korean Air Force before joining Showbox's promotion department and later the film investment department. He dreams of making his own films and has made in his spare time youth drama films Goodbye My Smile (2010) and Koala (2013). He later quit his job to pursue his career in filmmaking. He spent three years working on the script of his first mainstream film Midnight Runners (2017) which became a hit in South Korea and was also screened overseas.