Interview with Filmmaker YoungSeop Kim (SPACE PARADOX)

SPACE PARADOX, 9min., South Korea
Directed by SeungRae Kim, YoungSeop Kim
The space shuttle Orion has been launched from Earth to transfer and supply parts for the lunar exploration project. It is now heading toward the Lunar Gateway, a space station orbiting the moon.

Get to know filmmaker YoungSeop Kim:

1. What motivated you to make this film?
It was produced to screen a video of a space disaster caused by space debris at the 3D Space Travel Theater in the National Gwacheon Science Museum in Korea.

2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this film?
8 months.

3. How would you describe your film in two words!?
approaching danger.

4. What was the biggest obstacle you faced in completing this film?
I spent a lot of time planning and scripting, so there was not much time left until the screening. It was a race against time to complete the animation.

5. What were your initial reactions when watching the audience talking about your film in the feedback video?
It was nice to receive positive reviews from various people on the other side of the globe and various opinions about the film.

6. When did you realize that you wanted to make films?
Since I was young, I wanted to make a movie, and I wanted to express science fiction and fantasy through animation that could express anything.

7. What film have you seen the most in your life?
science fiction and fantasy films.

8. What other elements of the festival experience can we and other festivals implement to satisfy you and help you further your filmmaking career?
Above all, I think it is very good to be able to receive feedback from the audience through video.

9. You submitted to the festival via FilmFreeway. How has your experiences been working on the festival platform site?
The FilmFreeway platform is very satisfying. Through this platform, you can get information about various film festivals around the world and submit your entries.

10. What is your favorite meal?
Korean food

11. What is next for you? A new film?
We are active as a variety of video producers. The next video is still in preparation and will be shown to the world someday.


By matthewtoffolo

Filmmaker and sports fan. CEO of the WILDsound Film and Writing Festival

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