In September 2021, we welcomed Award-winning Editor Harry Yoon as part of The 20/20 Series, created by NYFA’s Creative Director of Filmmaking and Cinematography, Liz Hinlein.
Harry Yoon is a Korean-American editor based in Los Angeles. His most recent film, Destin Daniel Cretton’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, was released by Marvel and Disney on September 3rd. Yoon edited the critically acclaimed Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning feature, Minari, for director Lee Isaac Chung, Plan B Entertainment, and A24. Yoon’s work earned him both ACE Eddie and Satellite Award nominations. Yoon worked on the first season of HBO and A24’s ground-breaking drama, Euphoria, created by Sam Levinson. He also collaborated with Plan B and A24 as an additional editor on The Last Black Man in San Francisco directed by Joe Talbot, which premiered at Sundance. Yoon co-edited Detroit, Kathryn Bigelow’s feature film about a true-crime incident that occurred during the 1967 Detroit riots.
He met Kathryn and his co-editor Billy Goldenberg while serving as the VFX Editor on Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty. Yoon edited the historical drama, The Best of Enemies, written and directed by Robin Bissell, starring Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson. He also worked as an additional editor on Universal Pictures’ First Man directed by Damien Chazelle. Yoon’s previous credits include HBO’s The Newsroom and several feature films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival including Drunktown’s Finest directed by Sydney Freeland, and Half-Life directed by Jennifer Phang. His credits as a VFX Editor and Assistant Editor include The Revenant, The Hunger Games, Footloose, The Crazies, and Lords of Dogtown.
The 20/20 Series is a pop-up event that takes us into the homes, hubs, and workspaces of an array of dynamic creative visionaries to allow for relaxed, engaging conversations on craft, creation, and artistic vision. Each conversation with a creative visionary features 20 minutes of discussion with a moderator and a 20-minute Q&A from YOU, the audience.