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Albert Shin

Albert Shin, film director,

B: in Ottawa, Ontario

Albert Shin graduated from York University with a B.F.A. in Film and Video Production. He produced the award-winning short film Day of John, which was an official selection at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival and The Worldwide Short Film Festival, among many others. In 2006, he made his directorial debut with Pin Doctor, a short documentary about acupuncture that premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival. His feature, Clifton Hill, had its World Premiere at a Special Presentation at TIFF 2019. Shin’s 2021 short film, Together, is about the phenomenon of Internet suicide pacts, which is a very serious and peculiar issue in Korea. It was selected to have its World Premiere at TIFF 2021.

Also see: I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing, the Toronto New Wave and Beyond.