Director Kim Spurlock is a Dean’s Fellow in the graduate film program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Before attending NYU, she studied Anthropology in Nashville, Tennessee, worked as a bicycle courier in Washington, D.C. and shot a documentary in Sofia, Bulgaria. Kim traces her roots to Vietnam and West Virginia, and often draws from true life to tell stories that explore the mysteries of the human condition and the drama in everyday experience. Her award-winning films are lyrical and evocative pieces that demonstrate her subtlety and vision.
Starting with her first short film Fish, which premiered at the 2003 Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, Kim’s films have had phenomenal success on the festival circuit. Her second short filmAfternoon premiered at the 2005 Slamdance Film Festival and went on to win the Jury Prize at the Vietnamese International Film Festival. Her last film Uta premiered at the Munich International All Film Schools Festival where it won first prize in the “Gestures of Reconciliation” competition.
David K. Chan is an independent producer and writer since 2002. He attended classes the NYU Graduate School of Film and produced documentaries and short films which have been screened at mulitpile festivals including Cinequest and Slamdance. He has experience in investment banking and an MBA from MIT.