BIFAN 2018 'Leader Film'
BIFAN 2018 'Leader Film'
Original Title:BIFAN 2018 'Leader Film'
Director(s): Kangmin Kim
Production Company:Open The Portal
Year of Production:2018
Nationality:USA & South Korea
Screening Format:DIGITAL
Running Time:01:24
Techniques:Animated Objects & Puppets
Category:Commissioned Animation

This new leader film is for Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2018. This year, BIFAN is paying homage to Johnny Depp’s death sequence of NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984), which is where the trailer's inspiration originates.

Kangmin Kim
About Kangmin Kim
Kangmin Kim is a multiple award-winning Korean filmmaker and designer born and raised in Incheon, Korea and now is based in Los Angeles. He graduated from the Department of Communication Design from the Samsung Art in Seoul, Korea. He also received a BFA and MFA from CalArts experimental animation program. His films have screened internationally at several festivals including Sundance, Annecy, OIAF, AFI and more. His film, DEER FLOWER, premiered at Sundance and won the Best Animated Short Award at the Aspen Shortfest, Melbourne International Film Festival as well as other awards. Click here to view the director's website.