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Hand painted Stop motion Animation

Production : National Film and Television School

Runtime : 7mins 30secs

Colour  /  16:9  /  Dialogue

Subtitle : English, Korean


On the verge of becoming a woman, Sora is woken by a nightmare and

decides to follow a group of men into the city in the hope of finding her mom.


Directed and Animated by Minha Kim

Produced by Jacob Thomas

Cinematographer Sverre Finset Sørdal

Production Design by Daniel Francis Warren

Editor Michele Chiappa

Sound Design by John Cohen

Composer Antonio Nardi

3D Artist Christopher Dubok

Colourist & Online Editor Ioannis Sariktzis

Lead animation assistants Siwon Kim & Lenka Dobranska



2018  Best Narrative Short at Women's Voices Now  

2017  Grand Prix at Supertoon International Animation Festival, Croatia  

2017  Best Animated Character at Third Culture Film Festival, Hong Kong  

2017  Best Animated Short at Exposure Short Film Festival, United Kingdom  

2016  Best Animation Short Film at Promofest, Spain  

2016  Best Student Film at European Animated Film Festival BALKANIMA, Serbia  

2016  Best Student Film at Anibar Animation Festival, Kosovo  

2016  Honourable Mention at Nashville Film Festival, United States  

2016  Second Prize at Athens Int’l Film and Video Festival, United States  

2015  Best Student Film at Cut Out Fest, Mexico  

2015  Best Short Film at TweetFest, United Kingdom  

2015  Special Mention at SPARK Animation, Canada  


2017  OpenEyes Filmfest, Germany

2017  Lago Film Fest International Festival of Short and Documentaries, Italy

2017  Nonplussed Fest, United States

2017  Fest Anča, Slovakia

2017  Festival of Nations, Austria

2017  IAFF Golden Kuker - Sofia, Bulgaria

2017  Proceso de Error, International Festival of Experimental Video, Chile

2017  Pickurflick Indie Film Festival, India

2017  BeThere! Corfu, Greece

2017  Zebra Kino: Shivers presents: Moonlight Shorties, Germany

2017  British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

2017  Arkansas Shorts - A Night of Short Film, United States

2017  Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema, United States

2016  Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovenia

2016  Twisted Oyster Film Festival, United States

2016  Toronto International Film Festival, Canada

2016  World Festival of Animated Film in Varna, Bulgaria

2016  The Smalls Film Festival, United Kingdom

2016  La Guarimba International Film Festival, Italy

2016  Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia

2016  Edinburgh International Film Festival, United Kingdom

2016  Palm Springs International Film Festival, United States

2016  RabbitFest Animation Festival, Italy

2016  FilmQuest, United States

2016  Fargo Film Festival, United States

2016  Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, United States

2016  Japan Media Arts Festival, Japan

2016  Angers Premiers Plans, France

2016  London Short Film Festival, United Kingdom

2015  Les Sommets du Cinéma d’Animation, Canada

2015  Animated Dreams, Estonia

2015  Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland

2015  Manchester Animation Festival, United Kingdom

2015  ZINEBI International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao, Spain

2015  AFI Fest, United States

2015  St. Louis International Film Festival, United States

2015  Bucheon International Animation Festival, South Korea

2015  New Orleans Film Festival, United States  

2015  Anim'est International Animation Festival, Romania 

2015  Raindance, United Kingdom

2015  AnimaSyros International Animation Festival, Greece

2015  Ars Independent Festival, Poland

2015  Indie-Anifest, South Korea

2015  Montreal World Film Festival, Canada

2015  Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, United States

2015  Anima Mundi, Brazil

2015  Animafest Zagreb, Croatia



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