A former film critic in South Korea, Seung-Hoon Jeong specializes in film theory in relation to diverse modes, areas, and periods of cinema. He received Korea’s Cine21
Film Criticism Award in 2003, and a Domitor essay award on early cinema in 2007. He has published or forthcoming articles on theoretical topics including indexicality and the digital, as well as a variety of filmmakers such as Werner Herzog, Michael Haneke, Peter Greenaway, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. His current interests include film philosophy, media art and studies, and global cinema with focuses on multiculturalism, catastrophe, animal/ghost, and memory/mind. Jeong received his Ph.D. in Film Studies and Comparative Literature from Yale University, working on film theory framed by “cinematic interface.” He is spending 2010-11 in residence at NYU in New York.