Filmmaker | Photographer | Professor
Sangsun Choi is a documentary filmmaker who specializes in the one-person production style. He is interested in discovering the unique meaning behind ordinary life through careful observation and artistic representation. Originally from South Korea, he has created numerous documentaries on subjects such as child labor, North Korean defectors, war refugees, people with disabilities, and immigrants.
Choi has collaborated with various NGOs, including Compassion and the Jiguchon Welfare Foundation, to illuminate the lives of underprivileged people. His work has been showcased at film festivals worldwide, including the Athens International Film and Video Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, RiverRun International Film Festival, CAAM Fest, and the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. Additionally, he has won the Best of Festival-King Foundation Award at the Broadcast Education Association Festival.
Choi is an Assistant Professor at Kennesaw State University's School of Communication & Media. As an educator, he has taught various media production and photography courses at three universities. He also serves as the director of the KSU Film Festival and the Georgia Communication Association Film Festival.