Yong-pil is an award-winning film director and art director in New York City. He currently works as executive producer of NEOARI Media and as an art director for KISS USA. He has over ten years of film & TV production experience (with KBS, MBC, YTN, JTBC, Arirang TV, EBS) and twenty years of design experience. His short film The Reply Letter won Best Short Film at the 2011 New York International Film Festival. He has presented several group and solo art shows in South Korea, Japan, and New York and was an invitee to the 2006 Korea Young Artists Exhibition. He is a member at New Frontier Church, and lives with his wife, Mi-sun, and their son, Yi-re, in NYC. He loves helping people in need, creating art projects, and going on food adventures.