Writer-Director

#FemaleTVDirectors - Latino Lens Space - June 22, 2018 at 3:45 PM

So Yong Kim is an award-winning Korean American filmmaker. Kim received the Special Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival for her debut feature, IN BETWEEN DAYS. Inspired by her youth, the film was shot in Toronto, mostly improvised by its teenage cast members, whose awkward, raw romance and alienation from their surroundings were expressed through intimate digital photography. The film was released by Kino films. Her critically acclaimed second feature TREELESS MOUNTAIN, filmed in Kim's home town in South Korea, follows the intimate story of two young sisters who are abandoned by their mother and must find their own resilience to continue. The film garnered numerous awards, was released by Oscilloscope Laboratories, and distributed in over ten territories worldwide. Kim's third feature, FOR ELLEN, stars Paul Dano and Jon Heder, is often cited as Dano's best work, premiered at Sundance and was theatrically released by Tribeca Films in 2012. Kim premiered her fourth feature, LOVESONG, at Sundance Film Festival, in 2016. LOVESONG was released in 2017 by Strand Releasing and currently available on Netflix. Kim directed episodes of TRANSPARENT for Amazon, AMERICAN CRIME for ABC, THE GOOD FIGHT for CBS and ROOM 104 for HBO.

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