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KIM Kihyun
(South Korea)

Born in Korea (1978)

Studied Mathematics at Yonsei University (1997 - 2003)
Studied Film Directing at the Korean Academy of Film Arts (2004 - 2006)
- Graduated as the Best Student of Film Directing major

Professional Experience
*Selected as a director at The Berlinale Talent Campus (2008.2 Berlin International Film Festival)
*Development Funds for feature - length films "LADY" (Korean Film Council 2010.8 )
*Development Funds for feature - length films "BANKER" (CJ azit 2010.8 )
*Development Funds for feature - length films " a Prenatal journey " (Korean Film Council 2006.10 )


* His deafness (2005, 16mm 11min)
- Filmstock Film Festival (2006 UK)
- NewYork Korean Film Festival (2006 US)
- San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (2007 USA)

* Request (2006, 35mm 19min 30sec)
- Mise - en - scene's genres film festival (2006 Korea)
- Vancouver International Film Festival (2006 Canada)
- Tokyo Image Forum (200 6 Japan)
- Syracuse International Film Festival (2007 US)

*DUST KID (2009, 10min, 35mm, Animation , directed by JUNG Yumi )
producer /co - editor
- Cannes 2009 Directors Fortnight (2009 France) Competition
- Clermont Ferrand Intl Short Film Fest (2010 France) Co mpetition
- Tokyo Anima Fair (2010 Japan) Best short award
- Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival (2010) Competition
- Hamptons International Film Festival (2009 USA) Best short film award

*Math Test (2010, 2 min, 35mm, Animation , directed by JUNG Yumi )
producer /co - editor
- Internationale Film festspiele Berlin, Berlinale shorts (2010 Germany) Competition
- Aspen Shorts (2010 USA) Competition
- Uppsala International Short Film Festival (2010 Sweden)

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The Tokyo Culture Creation Project is a project that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture have been executing in collaboration with various arts-related organizations. The Project's objectives are to create and promote arts and culture that are unique to Tokyo, to develop children's rich sensibilities through arts and culture, and to create various local cultural focal points in Tokyo. The Project's activities include organization of various art events; facilitation of collaborative art programs between residents of Tokyo and artists; and operation of programs to provide children with the opportunity to experience arts and culture.