Baek Seung-bin was born in Daegu, South Korea in 1977. He is a graduate of the Korean Academy of Film Arts. His short films include Daytrippers (2004), Darling (2005) and The French Lieutenant’s Woman (2007) which is based on John Fowles’ novel and was invited to the 12th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF). Members of the Funeral was invited to the 13th PIFF in the ‘New Currents’ section where it received a special mention by the jury and won the NETPAC Award. Members of the Funeral is a selected feature film project for ‘The Advanced Program’ of the Korean Academy of Film Arts and is Baek Seung-bin’s feature film debut.