Born and raised in South Korea, Eugene obtained her MFA in Film Production, specializing in cinematography from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. In May 2021, she graduated from USC with an MBA focusing on entertainment. She was the finalist in the Kodak Student Scholarship for her work on The Sun Rising, and nominated for Best Cinematography at the Singapore International Film Festival for the feature film I Have Loved. Most recently, Feeling Through was nominated for best shorts at the Oscars.
She also produced Teleglobal Dreamin’, which premiered and was a runner up for the Best Narrative Short at SXSW.
Feature she shot, I Can I Will I Did, won awards including the Audience Choice Award at the 2017 AAIFF and has been showing around the Film Festival circuit.
For the short film H’mong Sisters, shot in Vietnam, she was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival, and won the Nestor Almendros Award for Excellence in Cinematography in 2013.
Currently, she works at Amazon Games Studio developing TV programs as a showrunner and produces films and TV shows in her free time.
2013 Nestor Almendros Award for
Excellence in Cinematography
2010 TishAsia Craft Award for Cinematography