Kim Soo-young has been invited to the Fantastic 7 of the Marché du Film at the Festival De Cannes 2019 with her feature film project “Superpower Girl.” It won the Colour Award at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival and has been selected for its B.I.G It Project. This developed from a short film of the same title, “Superpower Girl” (2017), which she wrote and directed, and which was invited to various film festivals. She wrote and directed many shorts and has been passionate about developing several feature projects for black comedy, horror, thriller, and sci-fi genres.
Q & A
Name a Horror character you relate to on a spiritual/personal level?
You’ve gotta go through some bad ideas to get to the good ones. Tell us one of your bad ideas. How do you get past the bad ones to find your spark?
Mostly I think about bad idea. If I had good idea, I already been a famous director.
Do you consider yourself part of a horror community?
When you’re building the world of your film, where do you look for inspiration?
Some images, spaces, ordinary life, characters, films and books.
What would you do if you woke up inside of your film?
Damm… I watch the dangerous situation … at last, run away.
Who would be on your ultimate horror villain squad?
Damien (from Omen), Freddy, Jason, the monsters (from The Descent), Annabelle, Chucky
Lightning round: Freddy or Jason? Stephen King or H.P. Lovecraft? Practical or CGI? Post Apocalypse or Pre Apocalypse?
Freddy, Stephen King, Practical, Post Apocalypse
How do you go about creating the props and sets for your film? How do you create objects that are relatable but unfamiliar?
Pick, buy, make and shooting weirdly.
And finally, Ghostface would like to know ‘What’s your favorite scary movie?’
Carrie, The Omen, The Mist, The Descent