A selection of my work as an Editor.
VIRTUOUS CIRCLE - JORDAN KLASSEN (2019)
Written/Directed by Farhad Ghaderi
Production Company: BOLDLY
An exploration of the joys and pains of brotherhood through the volatile relationship between a young boy and his self-destructive older brother. Created with the support of MVP Project, a joint initiative of RBCxMusic and the Prism Prize (administered by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television).
GLORY - ANJULIE (2019)
Written/Directed by Jimmy Vi and Kerwin Santos
Producer: Lu Zhang / Production Company: FRANK
Rebelling from pop culture and the pressures of Hollywood, we hone in on a young woman finding the strength to combat her old self.
LOVE ANOTHER - JANETTE KING (2019)
Written/Directed by Lawrence Le Lam
A song about the honesty to move on from a relationship that feels like it's nearing the end. The aspiration is to depict this painful process in a way that can be both healthy and healing. (coming soon)
GONG JU (2019)
Written/Directed by Jerome Yoo
Producers: Ingo Lou, Lawrence Le Lam, Philip Planta, Zlatina Pacheva / via TELUS STORYHIVE
After a violent incident goes viral, Korean high school bully Gong Ju is sent abroad to attend school in Canada, in hopes she changes her violent ways.
Awards: Leo Award for Alexander Farah Best Editing in a Short Drama / Vancouver Short Film Festival: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Female Actor (Iris Hwang)
Screenings: Vancouver Short Film Festival 2018 | Austin Asian American Film Festival 2019
THE TRAGIC FALL OF VALERIE MALLORY FINKERSTEIN (2019)
Directed by Martina Monro
Written by Martina Monro, Dacen McAmmond, Emily Carlstrom
Producers: Sandeep Gill, Emily Carlstrom, Martina Monro
On the day of her best friend's surprise birthday party, Valerie must publicly confess her love for Ava or lose her forever.
Screenings: Inside Out Film Festival 2019
Co-Directed/Co-Produced by Brian Nolin, Ian Nsenga
Written by Brian Nolin
After his sister dies during an abortion, Blair kidnaps her husband, the doctor, and a judge to decide who's responsible for this family tragedy: the husband who pressured her into it, or the doctor who went through with it. (coming soon)
Directed by Lawrence Le Lam
Written by Jerome Yoo, Nach Dudsdeemaytha, Lawrence Le Lam, Jacques "Copasetic" Bourassa
Producers: Nach Dudsdeemaytha, Ingo Lou
Tensions still linger in 1997 LA between the Korean-American and the Black communities after the ‘92 Riots. After an incident in his father’s restaurant, Jay, a Korean-American high school student finds himself pulled into LA’s underground hip hop scene where the two worlds collide.
Awards and Nominations: Vancouver Short Film Festival: Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Alex Barima), Best Cinematography, Best Sound Design
Screenings: Edmonton International Film Festival 2017 | Whistler Film Festival 2017 | Port Moody Film Festival 2018 | Maple Ridge Festival 2018
WAITING FOR SPRING: PERSEPHONE AND THE POMEGRANATE (2016)
Written/Directed/Produced by Nicole Dextras
A dystopian tale of a wild fire survivor who lives in an abandoned orchard. She makes an herb filled respirator mask to cope her smoke filled environment when scavenging for food. Loosely based on the Greek myth of Persephone who is victimized by Hades, she instead uses her creative skills to make her own clothes out of fruit material while she waits for others of her species to visit her.
Screenings: Rendez-Vous French Film Festival 2017 | Winterruption Festival 2017 | Society for Photographic Education Media Festival 2017 | Blow Up International Arthouse Film Festival (Chicago) | Vancouver International Women in Film + Television Festival 2018