Director Biography – Jedi Kang (CREATION)

Born in America raised in Korea, stuck in between cultures and named after my dad’s favorite fictional profession (Jedi), somehow I feel that filmmaking is my calling but realistically I am giving things too much meaning. Just a Korean American ex military (Korean Army cook…) current media studies student in Buffalo, NY.

Director Statement

As a university student trying to make short films in a social distancing era, I found it very challenging to get actors. So I decided to film myself and reflect on my current situation of being a wanna be film maker. The main theme of this short is the self portrait with a monkey inside my head. I feel strongly that my process of coming up with an idea for a film is very much like a monkey throwing feces on a wall. To portray the creative process I became the locked monkey in my head until I could come up with a usable idea. Somewhat fictional somewhat documentary, this is my life as a beginner student filmmaker.

By comedyfestival

Film and Writing Festival for Comedy. Showcasing best of comedy short films at the FEEDBACK Film Festival. Plus, showcasing best of comedy novels, short stories, poems, screenplays (TV, short, feature) at the festival performed by professional actors.

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