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Jul 15, 2015

Kim's earlier projects include Vertical Limit and Her Majesty shot in New Zealand.

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 Plymouth. 

In 2010, Kim was one of three art department heads to win both an Oscar and a BAFTA for their work on AvatarKim 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

Kim was more recently the production designer of acclaimed New Zealand drama, The Dark Horse, and the Sundance Jury Prize winning action western film, Slow West.