Film
Behind the Scenes on an Indie Film in South Korea

Behind the Scenes on an Indie Film in South Korea

Every year the expat film community in South Korea grows larger and raises the bar higher. 2013 will be no exception. Amiss is a feature film shot in and around Seoul. So far it’s been a yearlong journey and it’s still in full swing. Principle photography started at the end of September and wrapped mid-December....
One Day on Earth 12.12.12

One Day on Earth 12.12.12

Tomorrow is 12.12.12 and the @Onedayonearth documentary film team is asking people in Korea, along with every other country in the world, to contribute to the third global collaborative film in their series. Check out their participation trailer below (or on their website) and visit the site to join the world wide team of artists,...
Chincha Films...Seoul's First Retro Roller Boogie Night

Chincha Films…Seoul’s First Retro Roller Boogie Night

We chatted to Dambi Kim from Project Outings, a Seoul dance music blog, about her collaboration with the YMEA (Young Men’s Electronic Association) on Seoul’s first retro roller boogie night. The initial party was awesome, with vintage roller skating, old-school music, fruit punch cocktail, retro visuals, and some utterly fabulous 70′s and 80′s style costumes....
Future Shorts Film Contest

Future Shorts Film Contest

Future Shorts is an established international short film festival with screenings in over 150 cities and 60 countries around the world. It is the only pop-up film festival of its kind, showcasing innovative short films from the international film making community. Based in Platoon Kunsthalle, in Gangnam, Future Shorts Seoul has decided to hold a...
The View From Here

The View From Here

If the 48 Hour Film Festival screenings have you in short film mode, here’s one to check out. It’s from filmmaker Kevin Lambert, currently living, working and making films in Seoul, South Korea. In The View from Here, we learn about Ray and Isabel, an expat couple living in Seoul, who find themselves disenchanted with their...
Chincha Films...Aweh Block Party

Chincha Films…Aweh Block Party

For edition number four of our Chincha films event review series we asked our filmmakers to shoot the Aweh Block Party (under Zandari Festa), which involved a garage party thrown by yours truly. The filmmakers interviewed us, an event attendee, multi-disciplinary artist Cora Kobischka, and Shins (Mike Hampton), a UK garage/ house/ bass DJ who...
A Shot of Soju With: Actor Paul Stafford

A Shot of Soju With: Actor Paul Stafford

Three years ago, because he knew his chances of becoming an actor in London equaled to the same chance as an ajumma giving up her seat for anyone on the metro, indie producer and actor Paul Stafford packed his bags and moved to the ROK. Since then, he has created his own production company, was...

48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project, an international competition where filmmakers have exactly 48 hours to create a film from scratch, is returning to Seoul this month. As one of the biggest film competitions in the world – spanning over 120 cities – 50,000 people have been involved in making 4,000 films during this annual contest. On...