Jul 15, 2015
Overseas, Kim has often worked largely with local
crews, working in South Pacific Fiji on Cast
Away, Legend of Zorro in Mexico, and Beyond
Borders in Thailand. Kim also created the look of a Japanese village
for The Last Samurai, actually built in a valley near New
In 2010, Kim was one of three art department heads to win both an Oscar and a BAFTA for their work on Avatar. Kim also worked on Under the Mountain, headed the design team on The Adventures of Tintin.
Kim was one of the supervising art directors on the North American shoot of Man of Steel and was a visual effects art director on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.