South Korean film director, screenwriter, poet and professor Gim Yeong-jun, better known as Yu Ha, is famous for directing such popular films as Marriage Is a Crazy Thing, Once Upon a Time in High School and A Dirty Carnival. Beginning a career as a film director in 1988, he has so far directed over 10 television films, all of which received positive comments from critics as well as much awards and nominations. Most recently, he directed a popular action film Gangnam Blues in which famous actor Lee Min Ho starred.
Yu Ha graduated from both Dongguk University and Sejong University with an MA and BA degree. In 1990, he made his first short film A Day of Poet Goobo and later We Must Go to Apgujeong-dong on Windy Days in 1993.
He did not reveal much about his personal life to the press. All what is known about it is that he has been married.
- The meaning of the name ha: Sunshine And Warmth