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Description

This is my graduation film for MA Animation course at International Film School Wales, University of Wales, Newport.

To contact me, send a mail to “minchoi (at) ymail.com” (ymail, not gmail)

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Credit

Written & Directed by : Hyoung-Min Choi

Music : J.Brahms, Intermezzo Op 116 No 4. / performed by Paul Cantrell

Sound Effects : Jimmy Kim

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Awards

Best Animation Award @ Exposures Film Festival
Manchester, UK / Nov. 2010

Best of the West Award, 3rd Prize @ Animated Exeter
Exeter, UK / Feb. 2011

Best Animation Award @ Watersprite : Cambridge Int’l Student Film Festival
Cambridge, UK / Mar. 2011

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Screenings and Festivals

Simplexity Applied
Bristol, UK / Feb. 2010

Kiskakas Animation Celebration / Official Selection
Budapest, Hungary / Oct. 2010

Kinofest / Official Selection
Bucharest, Romania / Nov. 2010

Exposures Film Festival / Official Selection & Awarded
Manchester, UK / Nov. 2010

Multivision / Official Selection (Non-Competitive)
St.Petersburg, Russia / Dec. 2010

Animex International Festival / Official Selection
Middlesbrough, UK / Feb. 2011

Animated Exeter / Official Selection & Awarded
Exeter, UK / Feb. 2011

Stoke Your Fires / Official Selection
Stoke-on-Trent, UK / Feb. 2011

Watersprite :
Cambridge Int’l Student Film Festival / Official Selection & Awarded
Nominated for
Film of the Year / Animation / Direction / Cinematography Award
Cambridge, UK / Mar. 2011

Monstra - Lisbon Animated Film Festival / Official Selection
Lisbon, Portugal / Mar. 2011

Manchester International Festival / Invited
Manchester, UK / Jul. 2011

Cutout Fest / Official Selection
Queretaro, Mexico / Nov. 2011

Encounters International Film Festival / Official Selection
Bristol, UK / Nov. 2011

Large Short Films / Invited
Mumbai, India / Feb. 2013

WAF 2013 / Official Selection
GwangJu, Korea / Aug. 2013

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Comments

"Probably the best student film I’ve seen in all years." - Peter Saunders (Founder, Mackinnon and Saunders)

"I defy anyone not to have a lump in their throat watching it. A powerful film." - Jenny Hann (Head of Design, University of Wales, Newport)

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Links

IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1781930/

Exposures http://www.exposuresfestival.co.uk/news/exposures-award-winners-2010

Manchester Mule http://manchestermule.com/article/film-exposures-festival-best-of-the-fest-awards-ceremony

University Blog http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/blogs/amd/archive/2010/11/23/the-mask-wins-best-of-animation-award-for-exposures-2010.aspx

Animated Exeter http://www.animatedexeter.co.uk/latest/56/winners-announced

Stoke Your Fires http://www.stokeyourfires.co.uk/news/awards-shortlist-announced/

Watersprite 2011 Nominees http://www.watersprite.org.uk/files/Watersprite2011Nominations.pdf

Watersprite 2011 Festival Winners http://www.watersprite.org.uk/watersprite-awards/past-winners/winners-2011/

Encounters International Film Festival http://bristolencounters.festivalgenius.com/2011/films/themask_hyoungminchoi_bristolencounters2011

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