KOREAN ARTS: BECOMING GLOBAL AT FRINGE (SHORT DOC 2017)
The Korean Arts Management Services (KAMS) supports creative talent in Korea to take on theatre stages all around the world. This short documentary explores the secret recipe of how Korean Arts can become global at Fringe and allow Artists to dare to dream to become global superstars.
Every August for three weeks the city of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe. Every year thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, dance, children's shows, musicals, exhibitions and more.
Shanil was commissioned to film in Edinburgh over 4 days at the Fringe Festival 2017. He was tasked to create a story around how the government in Korea supports creative talent to take on a global stage. He worked alongside ILoveStage Director, Juyoung Kim and RunFrontRow CEO, Monica Lee to capture the atmosphere, interviews and backstage action at the festival.