Short Forum

Two anonymous strangers meet in a motel room by the sea.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 3

Director Icon Director
Albert Shin

Ahn So Yo, Kim Jae-Rok
Executive Producer William Woods, Luke Black, Igor Drljaca
Producer Albert Shin
Screenwriter Albert Shin
Cinematographer Moon Myoung Hwan
Editor Cam McLauchlin
Production Design Heo Seo-Hyeong
Music Leland Whitty
Production Company Timelapse Pictures
Contact Timelapse Pictures
Canada/South Korea 2021 13 min. In Korean with English subtitles


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Shin-Albert headshot


Albert Shin is a Korean-Canadian filmmaker based out of Toronto, Canada. His film, In Her Place (2014), received seven Canadian Screen Award nominations, as well as the Jay Scott Prize for Emerging Artist by the Toronto Film Critics Association. His last feature, Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2019) premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was released by IFC Midnight and Elevation Pictures.

Albert co-founded the production company Timelapse Pictures with fellow filmmaker Igor Drljaca. Through Timelapase Pictures, he’s produced Krivina (2012), The Waiting Room (2015), The Stone Speakers (2018), and The White Fortress (2021), among others.

Point Traverse (2009); In Her Place (2014); Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2019)