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My Friend’s A K-Pop Star

K-pop Idol Nat Kim comes to visit her hometown in America. But when she loses her phone in the middle of a misunderstood dating controversy, she finds herself in one weird scenario after the next.

  • Jon Dorais
    Director
    Wacky Towns, Les Is More, Filmset Nightmares
  • Jon Dorais
    Writer
    Wacky Towns, Les Is More, Filmset Nightmares
  • Elisabeth Park
    Key Cast
    "Nat Kim"
  • Belinda Mo
    Key Cast
    "Yeun-Ah Kim"
  • Johanna Chen
    Key Cast
    "Jessica Lee"
  • Jared Lue
    Key Cast
    "Calvin"
  • Greg Furman
    Key Cast
    "Mitch"
  • Jon Dorais
    Key Cast
    "Gnome"
  • David Chai
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Dustin"
  • Uyen Nguyen
    Key Cast
    "Lynn Nguyen"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    내 친구는 케이팝 스타
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Slice of Life, Satire
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 9, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Korean
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Jon Dorais

Jonny Yoon Dorais is a recent film graduate. He’s made and worked on some movies, but you probably haven’t seen them.

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Director Statement

I like to think of this pilot as not a show about k-pop, but as a show where a k-pop star happens to be the main character. This was made from a low $100 budget, and the goal was to make it as different as possible from every single student film ever.