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Composer Interview - Yeakun Yoo with Impact24

Hi Everyone! I would like to share an interview about myself as a game/film composer. Hope you guys enjoy it! 


안녕하세요! 이번에 Impact24 와 인터뷰를 가졌는데요, 게임/영화 작곡가로써 저의 여정과 이야기에 관해서 이야기 나눠보았습니다. 즐겁게 감상해주시면 감사하겠습니다 :)

Interview with Composer Yeakun Yoo

Yeakun Yoo is a multi-media composer and classically-trained multi-instrumentalist with credits across film, television, and video games. He recently scored music for Lies of P, a soulslike action video game inspired by the story of Pinnochio. Yeakun relied on his talents as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist to create the edgy and emotionally evocative score for the video game. ...

Meet Yeakun Yoo | Game, Film/TV Composer & entrepreneur

We had the good fortune of connecting with Yeakun Yoo and we’ve shared our conversation below.


Hi Yeakun, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
I don’t want to claim that I’ve succeeded as a composer just yet. ...

ANATOMY OF A SCENE: YEAKUN YOO ON LIES OF P

In our latest Anatomy of a Scene interview, we chatted with Yeakun Yoo on 'Lies of P.'


PH: Which scene was your favorite to work on in Lies of P? 


Yeakun Yoo: My favorite stage in the game is called 'Arche Abbey Entrance'. This is the final stage in the game. Arche Abbey Entrance is one of the locations in Lies of P. ...

How ‘Lies of P’ Music Was Made

As a game music composer, if I were asked about the proudest and most gratifying moment in my career, I wouldn't hesitate to say that it's when players listen to my music and experience a range of emotions. Whether it's feeling more excitement, sometimes sadness, sometimes joy, and even finding solace—when players feel these emotions without realizing that it's because of the music, ...

A Journey from Classical Training to Game Scores with Yeakun Yoo

I had the opportunity to speak with acclaimed composer Yeakun Yoo, delving into the intricacies of his transition from classical training in Korea to becoming a prominent figure in the realms of film, TV, and game scoring in Los Angeles. From the allure of hybrid orchestral genres to a pivotal role as the composer for the highly successful game “Lies of P,” Yoo shares insights into...

Lies of P | Behind the music - How the score of Lies of P was created

Lies of P music were created by Korean composers and musicians. In this interview, Composer Yeakun explains how he found inspiration and motivation and developed the music. Lies of P is a soul-like action role-playing video game developed by Neowiz Games and Round8 Studio and published by Neowiz Games. The game was released...

Meet Yeakun Yoo

Alright – so today we’ve got the honor of introducing you to Yeakun Yoo. We think you’ll enjoy our conversation, we’ve shared it below.

Alright, Yeakun thanks for taking the time to share your stories and insights with us today. Can you take us back in time to the first dollar you earned as a creative – how did it happen? What’s the story?...

Daily Inspiration: Meet Yeakun Yoo

Today we’d like to introduce you to Yeakun Yoo.


Yeakun began his studies at the age of ten in violin. He has always enjoyed humming melodies and playing instruments in his lifetime. He also played guitar and piano in his church. At the age of fifteen, He got interested in music composition. He decided to take a composition private lesson...

Winner 2021 - Yeakun Yoo

Choosing the winner of the best composition has been a major challenge for this year’s jury. Following long deliberations, the laureate of the 9th international competition for young composers of film music has been announced as Yeakun Yoo from South Korea – student at the University of South California and composer of soundtracks to computer games, films and TV productions...

Arrangement of Ukrainian National Anthem for 100 Piece Orchestra

USC graduate composer Yeakun Yoo invited to Ukraine Peace Concert

 First FMF Asian winner


The Ukrainian national anthem, arranged by a Korean composer, will be performed at the Concert for War and Peace hosted by the Film Music Festival (FMF) in Krakow, Poland. ...