2013 Official Selection, film index

Maze King

Maze King

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

We can't stay here any longer. We must leave tomorrow morning. A clown convinces and makes the residents of an amusement park be in time for the merry-go-round.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Maze King

    Directed by: Hakhyun KIM

    Born in Seoul, South Korea in 1982, Hakhyun Kim graduated with a BA in Animation from Tokyo Polytechnic University in 2010. In 2013, he received his Master's in Animation from the Graduate School of Film and New Media at Tokyo University of the Arts. His graduation film "Maze King" was in competition at the Annecy Festival in 2013. He founded his own animation studio based in Tokyo, STUDIO 8 DOGS, in 2016.

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2013

    Running time: 07 min 01 s

  • Technique

    Category: Graduation film

    Techniques used: Drawing on paper, 3D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Hakhyun KIM

    Production: TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS - GRADUATE SCHOOL OF FILM AND NEW MEDIA, Koji YAMAMURA

    Distribution: TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS - GRADUATE SCHOOL OF FILM AND NEW MEDIA, Hiromitsu MURAKAMI

    Artistic direction: Hakhyun Kim

    Script: Hakhyun Kim

    Graphics: Hakhyun Kim

    Storyboard: Hakhyun Kim

    Layout: Hakhyun Kim

    Sets: Hakhyun Kim

    Animation: Hakhyun Kim

    Camera: Hakhyun Kim

    Compositing: Hakhyun Kim

    Music: Shota Kowashi

    Sound: Ikumi Takahashi

    Editing: Hakhyun Kim

    Voice: Ryuzaburo Otomo