Man Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea on 5th May 1972. He attended Chung-Ang University where he received his undergraduate degree in Painting. From his educational experience, he brings an eye for colour and a sensibility for composition to his animation film-making.
In 2000, he came to New York City to pursue his Masters in Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts. Upon completion of that program in 2002, he garnered freelance experience with such firms as Nickelodeon Digital and Sci-Fi Channel as a 3D lighting artist. In December 2002 he co-founded XOOP LLC in midtown New York with a former SVA classmate, Kartik Mohan. He is currently employed as its Technical Director.
Kartik Mohan was born in Mumbai, India on 8th May 1972. He attended St. Xaviers’ College and then Mumbai University, where he received his Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology. Despite his educational background in science, he chose to pursue a career in animation, working with various Indian production houses such as United Television, Graphiti Multimedia and Light Box Motion Pictures.
He attended the School of Visual Arts’ graduate department of Computer Art from 2000 to 2002, receiving his Master of Fine Arts degree in 2003. After several freelance assignments at such studios as Psyop Inc. and the Sci-Fi Channel, he co-founded XOOP LLC in Midtown New York with former SVA classmate Man Kim in Decemer 2002. He continues to be employed as its Director of Animation.
Lami Sung was born in Seoul, South Korea on 29th April 1972. She attended Chung Ang University where she pursued her undergraduate degree in fine art, followed by a Masters’ Degree in painting. She has worked as a fine artist for the last six years, and her pieces have been featured in over 50 exhibitions in South Korea and the United States.
Kartik Mohan, Man Kim, Lami Sung participates in
CologneOFF III – 3rd edition of Cologne Online Film Festival
VideoChannel – video project environments