SXSW has recognized our new film KKUM from director Kangmin Kim with the Special Jury Recognition for Innovation! You can click here for a full list of winners and SXSW’s official statement on the film: SXSW 2021 Awards
“An awe inspiring masterclass in creativity, resourcefulness, and innovative lighting and stop-motion techniques. This film manages to elevate simplistic materials to create mesmerizing sequences, while also taking you on a poetic, dreamy, and emotional journey that serves as a beautiful tribute to a mother’s love.”
Special Jury Recognition for Innovation
Director: Kang Min Kim
This is our second SXSW award, following a Special Jury Recognition for Kangmin’s film Jeom in 2018.
We look forward to sharing the full film with you once it premieres online! And for any ASIFA members out there, we are also up for Best Short Subject at the 2021 Annie Awards!