Sujin Kim is a visual artist, CG animation artist, independent filmmaker and educator. Kim is a tenure-track assistant professor for 3D animation at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts of Arizona State University (ASU). She received a BFA in Painting at Ewha Womans University in South Korea and a MFA in Experimental Animation with a concentration in 3D animation at California Institute of the Arts in the U.S. Her films have been exhibited and screened in many film festivals around the world.

She has flexible visual languages ranging from traditional painting to CG techniques. Her artistic passion is to create surrealistic, mythological, and poetic photorealism CG worlds which contain her own artistic 'fingerprint' while searching alternative modes of storytelling in CG animationHer commercial projects include collaborations with Roc Nation, Epitaph Records and Warner Music UK.








MFA Experimental Animation, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), CA, USA.

BFA Painting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea




2021 Student Academy Awards

2021 Athens International Film and Video Festival, Ohio, USA

2021 REDCAT Showcase 2021, REDCAT, LA, USA

2021 Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland 

2019 LA Film Awards, LA, USA
2019 Castelli Animati, Rome, Italy
2019 International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF), Pula, Croatia
2019 ANIMA- Córdoba International Animation Festival, Córdoba, Argentina
2019 Five Continents International Film Festival, Online
2019 Denver Film Festival, Denver, USA
2019 Insomnia Animation Festival, Moscow, Russia
2019 Independent Shorts Awards, Online
2019 Quartier Des Spectacles Montreal, Montreal, Canada
2019 ANIMA MUNDI, São Paulo, Brazil
2019 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Annecy, France
2019 A Night for Korean Animation, BIAF Bucheon International Animation Festival, Annecy, France 2019 EMAP 2019: Ewha Media Art Presentation, Seoul, Korea
2019 REDCAT Showcase 2019, REDCAT, LA, USA
2018 Les Sommets du cinéma d'animation - Festival international de Montréal, Montreal, Canada 2018 Sound & Vision / Experiment - Off the Beaten Path, 34th International Short Film Festival Berlin,

Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany





  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Project Scholarship    2019-2020

  • Experimental Animation Named Awards: Jules Engel Scholarship   2019-2020

  • Best Experimental Short & Honorable Mention, Global Film Festival Awards Los Angeles    2019

  • European Cinematography Awards   2019

  • Adobe Prize, EMAP 2019: Ewha Media Art Presentation     2019

  • Lillian Disney Scholarship     2017 - 2020

  • Vision Ewha Artist Award      2013