World renowned sports production and distribution company Jalbert Productions International (www.jalbertfilm.com) today debuted “Focused On Excellence” a special television documentary (click on link to view http://tinyb.it/743C58FE750). Director Jay Jalbert and his globe trekking team chronicled the pride, focus and determination of eight inspirational and influential South Korean athletes and their quest to become the best. “Focused on Excellence” subtly and effectively weaves visual and artistic cinematography to tell the story of each athlete’s struggles and triumphs while capturing South Korea’s culture, its people, and their inherent will to win.
Profiled in the “Focused on Excellence” documentary are South Korean and Manchester United football star Ji Sung Park and South Korea’s next generation of international footballers Chung-Yong Lee, South Korea’s first Major League Baseball player Chan Ho Park (Pittsburgh Pirates), future and fast rising MLB star Shin-Soo Choo (Cleveland Indians), legendary LPGA golf professional Se-Ri Pak, 2009 PGA Championship winner,Y E Yang, 19-year old Olympic figure skater and super star Yu Na Kim and short track turned long track speed skating Olympic gold and silver medalist Seung-Hoon Lee.
In “Focused on Excellence,” Director Jay Jalbert draws on the stunning beauty of the country, its vibrant culture, the country’s belief in strong family values and the embedded importance of education to visually explain what it means for its athletes to represent their country and what it means inspirationally for the people of South Korea to have them represent their nation.
“It is always fascinating to visit different cultures and meet their athletes,” said Director Jay Jalbert. “I can’t think of a better way, or for that fact, a more common ground to better understand a country and its people than through sports.”