Jay Kim, the XR curator of the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN), introduced virtual reality (VR) content at BIFAN, in 2016 for the first time among Korean film festival. He has now been in charge of BIFAN's XR program for seven years. In 2019, he established the BIFAN Beyond Reality section and has introduced a variety of new media content to the audience. Since he started working in the XR industry, Jay has produced many XR projects, which have been selected in multiple international festivals like Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW and IDFA, among others. Jay founded GiiOii studio in 2020 and which is currently focusing on expanding the new media content ecosystem in South Korea.
Producer of numerous programs, videos and events. Chief producer of "2355" and "0655" (2010-, broadcast Monday-Friday) and "Jiyu Kenkyu 55" on NHK E-Television. Producer of "Techne: Classroom of Videos" (2011-) on NHK E-Television. Jury member of the Mainichi Film Contest Animation Division (2019, 2020), General Director of Japan Media Arts Festival Overseas Exhibition (Animation Division) (2018-2022). Served as a member of the selection jury for the Award for Fine Arts in 2022.
Engages in creative projects that utilize immersive media experiences, such as VR, projection mapping, and fulldome films. Director and CG Producer for two VR Ghost in the Shell films, which garnered global acclaim and were invited for screening in the VR category at several film festivals, including the Venice International Film Festival and the Sitges International Film Festival in 2018 and 2019. Other activities include directing music videos for prominent Japanese artists and comprehensive production of fulldome films. Actively contributes as a speaker at VR conferences both nationally and internationally. Accolades include Excellence Awards at VFX-JAPAN (2017-2019), jury’s Prizes at the Japan Media Arts Festival (2011, 2013), awards in three categories at the PROMAX-BDA awards (2010), and an invitation to onedotzero (2009).
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