Albert Shin
Albert Shin, director of ‘In Her Place”

NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont. – October 8, 2017 – The director and co-screenwriter of In Her Place will attend the Routes to Roots Film Festival on October 20, 2017.

ALBERT SHIN is a second-generation Korean-Canadian. He graduated from York University with a B.F.A. in Film and Video production in 2006. While at York he produced the award-winning short film, DAY OF JOHN (TIFF ’05) by Chris Nash, among many other productions, including his own short documentary, PIN DOCTOR (VIFF ’06}.

After graduating, Albert and fellow York Alumni, Igor Drljaca founded the production company TimeLapse Pictures. The company’s first production, POINT TRAVERSE [2010] was Albert’s feature debut, which played at numerous film festivals all over North America. Afterwards, he went on to produce Drljaca’s feature debut, KRIVINA, which premiered at TIFF ‘ and played at festivals all over the world.

For Albert’s follow-up feature, he decided to return to the country of his parents’ birth to explore the possibility of making a Korean-language film. After many years of writing and research, IN HER PLACE was shot on location in South Korea and finished in Canada in 2014.

In Her Place will open R2RFF, which runs October 20 and 21 in downtown Simcoe, Norfolk County.