A writer/director attracted to the sci-fi/fantasy genres, Kim's work frequently involves intimate human stories that are set in big, imagined worlds.

In addition to the accolades for West Bank Story, she is the recipient of many awards, including the Mary Pickford Production Scholarship, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Internship Fellowship, the Lerner Finishing Funds Scholarship and the College For Creative Studies Photography Award. Her work has been read at New York's famed 5th Night Series where she directed noted actor Justin Theroux in the leading role of her script LIVE BY THE GUN.

Her USC science-fiction thesis film which she wrote and directed, THE CONNECTION, played in various film festivals and won Best Visual Effects in the 2005 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. Her feature script LOVE 50.o is loosely based off of the short.

Kim graduated Magna Cum Laude with an M.F.A. in Production from USC's School of Cinema-Television in December 2004. She holds a B.A. in Film and Video Studies from University of Michigan. She is originally from Detroit and lived in New York for five years before moving to Los Angeles.

Kim currently writes and directs TV commercials and is represented by UTA and Principal Entertainment for feature film writing and directing. Her next feature script, THE LAST DOG ON THE MOON, is about a little girl named Elsa Peachey who accidentally ends up on a rocket bound for a distant planet.

 

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