Browse Articles by Mun Kang

Timeless Elegance and Grandness at The Carlyle Hotel

May 2018
Timeless Elegance and Grandness at The Carlyle Hotel

    The Carlyle Hotel in New York has sustained a certain allure since 1930 that continually attracts sophisticated travelers and is regarded as one of the most luxurious and premier hotels in the world due to the discretion, atmosphere, and grandness. Historically, the hotel has housed some of the most influential and prominent... »

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Illuminating the Complexity of Mental Illness in Entanglement

May 2018
Illuminating the Complexity of Mental Illness in Entanglement

    As the Entanglement script landed on the desk of producer/director Jason James (That Burning Feeling), he instantaneously developed an affinity for the material, due to the lead character’s journey in the quest to discover who we are and where we come from. Entanglement examines the thought process of clinically depressed Ben as... »

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The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

May 2018
The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

    The popularity and demand of comic book conventions over the years has led to a boon of them rapidly popping up and spreading like wild fire around the country. The term “Con” is the abbreviation for a type of convention, whereas that annual event hosts an enormous number of attendees, a variety... »

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Backstabbing For Beginners Unveils Diplomatic Truths Within the United Nations

April 2018
Backstabbing For Beginners Unveils Diplomatic Truths Within the United Nations

Back in 2012, Danish writer/director Per Fly (Drabet, The Inheritance) was introduced to Michael Soussan’s memoir Backstabbing for Beginners: My Crash Course in International Diplomacy. The book is based on the true story of Michael Soussan, a former U.N. member and a first-hand witness to the 2002-2003 Oil-for-Food Program (OIP) scandal, within the United... »

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Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

April 2018
Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

  In 2011, when an unknown short film entitled Ruin roamed the internet, it caught the attention of the studio executives at Fox, which led to the discovery of such a talent in Florida native, director Wes Ball. As Initial meetings ensued between the director and the studio, simultaneously someone had handed him The... »

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Masterfully Crafted Sound Within A Quiet Place

April 2018
Masterfully Crafted Sound Within A Quiet Place

  We live in a society where sound is omnipresent. A Quiet Place takes us back to the root of solitude but simultaneously experiments with the versatility of sound sonically and atmospherically within the dynamic spectrum. Director John Krasinski (“The Office,” 13 Hours) sought two of the top supervising sound editors in Erik Aadahl... »

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An Unlikely Pair In An Ordinary Man

April 2018
An Unlikely Pair In An Ordinary Man

  During the span of fifteen years, writer/director Brad Silberling (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Moonlight Mile) had presented three films at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which is now the largest film festival in Southeast Europe. He had developed an affinity for the locale, as he’d witnessed much conflict within the entire region on... »

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1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

April 2018
1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

  First-time narrative writer/director Gregory Caruso expanded his 2016 short film Flock of Four into a feature that transports the audience to the 1950s during the height of the Jazz era, on Central Avenue, in Los Angeles. The story follows four teenage friends who make their way to Central Avenue from Pasadena, in pursuit... »

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The Heart of Nuba Represents Humanity at Its Best Through Dr. Tom Catena

April 2018
The Heart of Nuba Represents Humanity at Its Best Through Dr. Tom Catena

The Heart of Nuba is a humanitarian heart-based documentary directed and produced by Kenneth A. Carlson. Carlson is a non-fiction filmmaker mostly known for his work on Go Tigers! This documentary focuses on the selfless service of Dr. Tom Catena and the essence of the Nuba people. The Nuba Mountains are located in South... »

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2018 CILECT North America Sound Conference

April 2018
2018 CILECT North America Sound Conference

    The 2018 CILECT North America “Sound and Storytelling” Conference was held at the Dodge College of Media Arts at Chapman University on March 22-24, 2018 in Orange, CA. The event was hosted by Michael Kowalski, Associate Dean & Chief Academic Officer. Kowalski has long desired to launch a sound conference of this... »

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