Born in Spain, Hyung Kun Hwang (also goes with the nickname of Hillfinger) is a South Korean film director/writer. He has decided to become a filmmaker since the age of 8, and he has not changed the dream since. He has produced many short films with his friends, and he has won 3 prizes in Korea World Youth Film Festival consecutively in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Growing up, he has lived in many countries due to his father's job. The countries include Spain, Italy, Perú, Venezuela, England, and more, and he attended overseas American schools in each country. As a result of being exposed to diverse cultures and meeting people of different backgrounds, he developed an open-minded thinking ability and a willingness to try new, innovative things. Inspired by them, he has made many short films that take him out of his comfort zone with friends from diverse backgrounds.
Currently, he is an Emerson College film student. As of now, he is in South Korea, and he has just finished an independent narrative film made with international cast and crew.