Original Title: SimGyeong          

English Title: Mirror in Mind

Synopsis (En)
A woman looks into her mind, chasing her ideals on a tightrope. Every imperfect piece of her mind completes herself.

Synopsis (Kor)
여자가 자신의 마음을 들여다보고 있다. 팽팽한 줄 위에서 자신의 이상을 쫓는다. 그녀는 불완전한 마음의 조각들이 모여 자신을 완성시켜가고 있는 것을 본다.

Info

Animated Short / 2014 / 2 min 4 sec /  Color / 16:9 / Stop-motion and Drawing on Paper / No Dialogue /  Stereo

Credits

Director, Producer, Animation, Cinematography, Editing, Music and Sound  : Seunghee Kim

Interviews and Reviews

2016 Sep 7   Interview with Seunghee Kim:'Directors Notes' Online Magazine (En)

2016 Aug 19 Article on 'Mirror in Mind':'Short of the Week' written by Chelsea Lupkin, August 19, 2016 (En)

2016 Jan 20 Interview with Seunghee Kim:'SEOUL International Women's Film Festival', January 20, 2016(Kr)

2016 Jan 7    Article on 'Mirror in Mind':'www.kmdb.or.kr' Korean Movie Online Database, written by Yujin Choi (Kr)

2016              Interview with Seunghee Kim:'Animatoon', AKOM Production NO. 121, pp.44-45(Kr)

 

Film Stills

Awards 

2015 Nov  Special Mention For Deep Vision of Feminine Mind, The International Festival of Animation Arts Multivision (Russia) 

2015 Nov  Next Generation Award in Regional Competition,  Digicon6 Award (Japan and Korea)

2015 Nov  Best Animated Short, Indie Memphis (USA)

2015 Sep  Special Prize For Debut Film, Indie-AniFest, (Korea) 

2015 Sep  Best Non-narrative Animation, ANIMA Córdoba International Animation Festival (Argentina) 

2015 Jun   3rd placed in Audience Choice Awards, Aurora Picture Show's Extremely Shorts Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Jun   Sungjoo First Prize, SEOUL International Women's Film Festival (Korea)

2015 Apr   Excellence Award for Best Picture in Korean competition, Busan International Short Film Festival (Korea) 

2015 Mar   Best Animated Short, Albany Film Fest (USA) 

2015 Feb   1st placed winner in Experimental or Music video, Boomtown Film and Music Festival (USA) 

2014 Nov   Innovation award,  No Budget Film Festival (USA)

Official Screenings

2016 Jun    Fragmentary memories Short Film Festival (Seoul, Korea) 

2016 May   Seoul International Cartoons and Animation Festival (Seoul, Korea)

2016 Mar   POWFest(USA) 

2016 Feb   Victoria Film Festival (Canada) 

2016 Jan    Slamdance Film Festival (USA) 

2016 Jan    Flickerfest (Australia) 

2016 Jan    London Short Film Festival (UK) 

2015 Nov   Leuven Short Film Festival (Belgium)

2015 Nov   Longue vue sur le court (Canada) 

2015 Nov   Animated Dreams (Estonia) 

2015 Nov   L'Alternativa (Spain) 

2015 Nov   ZINEBI International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao (Spain)

2015 Nov   Cutout Fest (Maxico) 

2015 Nov   Cucalorus Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Nov   Asiana International Short Film Festival (Korea) 

2015 Nov   IndieMemphis (USA) 

2015 Nov   Dok Leipzig International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (Germany) 

2015 Oct    The International Festival of Animation Arts Multivision (Russia)

2015 Oct    SPARK Animation (Canada) 

2015 Oct    Primanima (Hungray) 

2015 Oct    Uppsala international short film festival (Sweden) 

2015 Oct    International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (Cyprus) 

2015 Oct    Northern Wave International Film Festival (Iceland) 

2015 Oct    Mill Valley Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Oct    Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival (Ireland)

2015 Oct    SAPPORO Short Fest (Japan) 

2015 Oct    TOFUZI International Animation Festival (Georgia) 

2015 Oct    IndieCork (Ireland) 

2015 Oct    Anim’est – international animation film festival(Romania) 

2015 Sep    Message to Man International Film Festival (Russia) 

2015 Sep    KROK International Animated Film Festival (Russia) 

2015 Sep    Indie-AniFest (Korea) 

2015 Sep    Seoul international Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival (Korea)

2015 Sep    Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival (UK) 

2015 Sep    Bogotá Experimental Film Festival (Columbia) 

2015 Sep    ANIMA - Córdoba International Animation Festival (Argentina)

2015 Aug    We Like 'Em Short Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Aug    Mosaic World Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Aug    Animation Block Party (USA) 

2015 Jul     Free Range Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Jul     Macon Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Jun    Annecy International Animated Film Festival (France) 

2015 Jun    SouthSide Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Jun    Walthamstow International Film Festival (UK) 

2015 Jun    Aurora Picture Show's Extremely Shorts Film Festival (USA)

2015 Jun    Breakthroughs Film Festival (Canada) 

2015 Jun    SEOUL International Women's Film Festival (Korea) 

2015 May   ANIMASIVO (Maxico) 

2015 May   IndieForum (Korea) 

2015 May   International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS (Chile) 

2015 May   Leiden International Short Film Experience (Netherlands) 

2015 May   JeonJu international film festival (Korea)

2015 Apr    Busan International Short Film Festival (Korea) 

2015 Apr    International Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival (Turkey)

2015 Apr    Animatricks (Finland) 

2015 Apr    Athens International Film and Video Festival (USA) 

2015 Apr    Dawson City International Short Film Festival (Canada) 

2015 Apr    Athens Animfest (Greece) 

2015 Mar    Albany Film Fest (USA) 

2015 Mar    Ann Arbor Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Mar    Flatpack Film Festival (UK) 

2015 Mar    Taos Shortz Film Fest (USA) 

2015 Mar    Tricky Women (Austria) 

2015 Mar    Monstra (Portugal) 

2015 Feb    DC Independent Film Festival (USA) 

2015 Feb    Boomtown Film and Music Festival (USA) 

2015 Feb    Animac (Spain) 

2014 Dec    Luksuz Film Festival (Slovenia) 

2014 Nov    NoBudget Film Festival (USA) 

2014 Nov    Libelula Animation Festival (Spain) 

Special Screenings

2018 Nov   Underwire Film Festival, Short of the Week special program (London, UK)

2018 May   Seoul International Wome's Film Festival, 20th Anniversary Encore-Korean Cinema (Seoul, Korea)​

2016 Nov   Sequence Short Film Festival, Made in Asia (France)

2016 Nov   Vienna Short, When You're Strange (Austria)

2016 Oct    Kuandu International Animation Festival, Korean animation Special Program (Taiwan)

2016 Oct    China Independent Animation Film Forum, Special unit of Korean Independent Animation (China)

2016 Sep   Milano Film Festival, Focus on Animation (Italy)

2016 Jul    Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival, Open Frame: Korean Auteur Animation Special (Korea) 

2016 Jun    Annecy International Animated Film Festivals, A tribute to Korean animation (France)

2016 Apr    Broke LA Music and Arts Festival, No Budget Film Festival Pop Up Cinema (USA)

2016 Mar    Florence Korea Film Fest (Italy) 

2016 Mar    Sólo para Cortos, Fronteras Panoramic(Spain) 

2015 Nov    Dok Leipzig International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Special Korea Program (Germany)

Featured Online

 

2016 Oct  9    DesignAwards.Asia : Judge's Choice

2016 Sep 5    Show Me the Animation : PICK OF THE MONTH – AUGUST

2016 Sep 4    Juxtapoz

2016 Aug 24  Cartoon Brew Pick

2016 Aug 23  Viddsee

2016 Aug 23  Motion Art Pro Daily

2016 Aug 18  Vimeo Staff Pick

2016 Aug 15  Show Me the Animation : Our Picks

Exhibitions

2017 July   움직이는 비물질의 세계, Group Exhibition, Seoul Illustration Fair, Coex Exhibition hall, Korea

2015 Sep    Beyond Screen, Group Exhibition, Seoul Animation Center, Korea

Poster

Promotion Materials : Mini kaleidoscope (handed over to audience at film festivals as gift)

2015 Nov 1 Article on the gift handed over to audience at Leipzig 2015 : 'www.taz.de/!5247059' Daily Newspaper (De)

© 2018  Seunghee Kim