Um Tae-hwa

Um Tae-hwa (born 1980) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. Um's directorial feature debut Ingtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls (2013)—a graduation project for the Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA)—was nominated for Best Film, Best Director and Best New Director at the 1st Wildflower Film Awards and Best New Director (Film) at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards in 2014.[1][2][3][4][5]

Um Tae-hwa
Born1980 (age 39–40)
OccupationFilm director,
Korean name
Revised RomanizationEom Tae-hwa
McCune–ReischauerŎm T'ae-hwa



  1. ^ "UM Tae-hwa". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-10-03.
  2. ^ "KAFA student UM Tae-hwa takes Mise-en-scène's Grand Prize". Korean Film Biz Zone. 11 July 2012. Retrieved 2015-10-03.
  3. ^ Esteban Cayer, Ariel. "Ingtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls". Fantasia International Film Festival. Retrieved 2015-10-03.
  4. ^ Kwon, Eugene (6 December 2013). "Review: Keeping Up the Bad Fight – Ingtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls". Modern Korean Cinema. Retrieved 2015-10-03.
  5. ^ Lee, Claire (31 March 2014). "Wildflower Film Awards Korea to dole out first gongs". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2015-10-03.

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