Kogonada is an American director born in South Korea. He was first known for his video essays, where he explored the films of Wes Anderson, Robert Bresson, Jean Luc Godard and many others. In 2017 he made his feature film debut Columbus which premiered at Sundance. After Yang has been shown at Sundance and in Cannes. He is also one of the creators behind the critically acclaimed series Pachinko, which was released on Apple TV+ earlier this year.