“Today and the tomorrow of Asian SF contents.”
Examining Ken Liu’s 『The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories』 to 『Love, Death + Robots』’s 『Good hunting』
To all the SF-Otakus out there!
- Date: August 31st (Saturday) from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Location: Lily hall, 2nd floor Orakai Songdo Park Hotel, Incheon
- Contents: Forecasting Korean content’s future by 『Good hunting』, a Korean animated episode of 『Love, Death + Robots』
- Pre-screening: 『Good hunting』 17min.
- Progress :
Panel: Park Sang-Jun, Chang Kang-Myoung, Han Ji-Won
End-screening: Beautiful moments – directed by Han Ji-Won, 1min 33sec.
Did you watch 『Love, Death + Robots』 by Netflix early this year?
It was an anthology of fantastic 18 short animations.
One of those episodes, 『Good hunting』 was animated by RedDog Culture House, a Korean Animation Company.
The episode is developed from Ken Liu’s novel, 『The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories』 to an animation by RedDog Culture House. Korea’s famous author Chang Kang-Myoung, SF committee’s representative Park Sang-Jun, Young animator, Director Han Ji-Won will discuss the visualizing of the original novel to images and talk about the possibility of Korea’s next 『Love, Death + Robots』.
The event is open to anyone who believes in the possibility and whoever likes SF animations.
The conference will be held at Incheon’s Tomorrow City.
『Love, Death + Robots』 and 『Good hunting』
March 2019, a distinguished animated anthology 『Love, Death + Robots』 was released on Netflix. It’s consisted of 18 episodes of short films that represent Love, Death and Robots.
The work we’ve selected to discuss about is 『Good hunting』. The original is a short story with the same title from the novel 『The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories』 written by Ken Liu, the world’s first writer to win Hugo, Nebula and the World Fantasy Award. And is adapted by RedDog Culture House to be developed to an animation.
The works from 『Love, Death + Robots』 utilize the theme of Love, Death or Robots and 『Good hunting』 has them all. How did they include the theme of Love, Death and Robots to a story about a nine-tailed fox from the early 20th century China? How did the animators adapt the concept? Find out at the SF conference.
Awarded the Hankyoreh Literary Award for his novel <The bleached>
Surim Literary Award in 2014 for his novel Jeju 4·3 Peace Prize for his novel and Munhakdongne Writer Award for .
He has also written novels including <Because I don’t like Korea>, and a short story collection < Lumière People>.
In his college years, he founded a magazine <Monthly SF Webzine> and wrote numerous SF columns and short stories.
Korean Animation director
“Korea’s Shinkai Makoto (Director Lee Sung-Kang)”
“A new type of director never presented in Korea. (Director Yeon Sang-Ho)”
Awarded in Korea Independent Animation Film Festival for <Kopi luwak> in 2010.
Audience awards for Korea Independent Animation Film Festival in 2013 for <One the Way to School> Produced feature length animation <Clearer Than You Think> in 2014.
Moderator, SF conference
- Representative, Korea SF Committee / Seoul SF Archive
- Omelas, SF Publications Representative
- Editor in chief for Fantastic, SF novel magazine
Been working as translator and columnist for Science fiction literatures.
Publications include; Fahrenheit 451, Rendezvous with Rama, SF objects to human extinction and more.
RedDog Culture House
As a lead subculture provider of Korea, RedDog Culture House produces 2D animation, web literatures webtoons, games and goods. Since 2014, RCH has worked on numerous Promos for games, TV and web-based animations. Especially, they are known for their recent work for Netflix’s Love, Death and Robots.
RedDog Culture House worked on Love, Death and Robot’s Good Hunting, Overwatch, Voltron, Maple story, Tails Weaver and many more.
Their clients include Netflix, Nexon, Cj E&M, Blur studio, Titmouse, Naver and so forth.
HOSTED BY “Korea SF Assosiation”
Korea SF Assosiation is Korea’s distinguished organization consisted of fans, authors, critics, translators, publishers and all the experts sharing interests in science fiction.
They work hard to promote science fiction genre by participating Worldcon, workshops for SF authors, Public classes and conventions.
The Assosiation was inaugurated in 2018, by the fans and experts from the field of science fiction. And holding numerous events funded by Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity, Art Council Korea, Seoul Museum of Science and Gwacheon National Science Museum.