2021 gala

2021 Sejong Annual Gala 
GUEST SPEAKER
Glenn F. Morey - Filmmaker
Glenn Morey is half of a husband/wife filmmaking team, along with Julie Morey. Glenn is an inter-country adoptee, born in Seoul, Korea. He lives in Denver and has enjoyed a 40-year career in branding, media, and filmmaking, working for clients like Pepsi, Comcast, and nearly every major automaker in the world. He was an Executive Producer for the documentary film, House on Fire: Black America Responds to AIDS, featuring Julian Bond, Kweisi Mfume, Maya Angelou, and others, broadcast on PBS. The Moreys’ current documentary film project, Side by Side, presents the stories of 100 former South Korean orphans and “social orphans” who were adopted to Western countries or who aged out of Korean orphanages. The Moreys have been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Side by Side won the Gold Jury Award for Best Short Documentary at the Social Justice Film Festival. It was also an Official Selection of the San Diego Asian Film Festival, Boston Asian American Film Festival, Dumbo Film Festival, and others. In 2019, Side by Side was adapted as a New York Times Op Doc, Given Away, as well as a 12-screen video art installation that exhibited in Seoul and New York City. Side by Side has now been adapted as an Audible Original titled, Given Away, now available at Audible.com
 
Contact:
Glenn Morey gm@glennmorey.com
935 S. Jackson St. // Denver, CO 80209 // 303.898.9257 mobile
Skype: GlennMorey // KakaoTalk: Glenn Morey
sidebysideproject.com // Facebook // Twitter
Selected Press and Links
New York Times // NPR All Things Considered // NPR Morning Edition //
Korea Herald // NPR's Denver Affiliate CPR // Chosun // Psychology Today // Hyphen Magazine // UPI // Korea Daily // Naver // SBS International News // JTBC News 
MC
Joanne Kim
Joanne Kim is a pharmacist from New Jersey, After moving from Korea in 2003, she resided in northern New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers University in 2017. She currently works as a senior manager at Express Scripts/Cigna. In addition to her professional career, she enjoys traveling, singing, and photography. She is an amatuer singer.
GUEST PERFORMANCE
Cellist / 영상감독 성승한 SeungHwan Sung

The City College of New York 에서 영화제작 전공 석사
University of Cincinnati 에서 첼로 전공 석사

 

1999 대한민국 광고대상 은상 수상 - 삼성전자 또 하나의 가족

IFP, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 

Palm Spring International Film Festival, 

the Asian-American International Film Festival, 

Old Orchard Film Festival, 등에서 수상

 

뉴욕 카네기 홀에서 2회의 독주회, Civic Orchestra of Chicago 첼로 수석

KBS 교향악단 객원 수석 등 

미국 시카고 Wind 잡지 및 Chicago Tribune지 “유망한 젊은 예술인” 선정

동아방송예술대학교 광고제작과 교수역임

DIMA엔터테인먼트 대표 역임

2014 인천아시안게임 개폐막식 조직위원회 자문위원

2016 남이섬첼로페스티벌 감독

2016-2018 문화체육부/이데일리 문화대상 자문위원

현재 미래도시의 파라솔 문화콘텐츠연구소 대표

2019 제주국제드론필름페스티벌 Finalist

2020 국립발레단 발레영상Beyond the stage감독

2020 문화체육부장관상 수상

GUEST PERFORMANCE
Joseph Lee

MFA in Performing Arts, Savannah College of Art & Design

BA in Theatre Arts, University of Texas at Arlington

Born in Texas, raised in Korea. Moved to New York a few years ago to pursue the dream of becoming a musical theatre performer.

Theater Credits:

Cinderella played as an ensemble in National Asian Artists Project, 2019

Songs for a New World played role of Men 1 in North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theater, 2017

All Shook Up played role of Dean Hyde in Mondanaro Theater, 2016

Rent played role of Paul in Lucas Theater, 2016

H.M.S. Pinafore played role of Ralph Rackstraw in Asbury Memorial Theater, 2016

The 39 Steps played role of Clown 1 in Mondanaro Theatre, 2016

The World of Extreme Happiness played role of Old Lao / Gao Chen in Multicultural Alliance Theater, 2016

Ragtime played as an ensemble in Lucas Theater, 2015

Silver Screen Serenade played as soloist in Mondanaro Theater, 2015

Magic Flute played as ensemble in Maverick Theater Company, 2015

Leaving Tampa played role of Roy in Maverick Theater Company, 2015

Government Inspector played role of Government Inspector in Maverick Theater Company, 2015

Fiddler on the Roof played role of Perchik in Maverick Theater Company, 2014

Killing Time played role of Drew in Maverick Theater Company, 2014

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum played role of Marcus Lycus in C.A. Roberson Theater, 2013

 

Film Credits:

The Coalition appeared as Alex, directed by Henry Godwin & Mjand Jozi Bahr in 2017

Out of Place appeared as      Tibetan Sand Fox, directed by Nina Christine Di Salvo in 2017

On a Film Set appeared as Direct Photographer, directed by Basha Cole in 2017

Black Lenses appeared as Cashier, directed by Alexandra Crawford in 2016

The Next Chapter appeared as Flight Attendant, directed by Jerry Chia in 2016

At the Checkout appeared as Lengel, directed by Jordan Anstatt in 2015

Tuck’d appeared as Seth Bailey, directed by Wilson Allen Williams in 2015

South Town appeared as Li, directed by Kamen Casey in 2014

GUEST PERFORMANCE
Michael Park
Michael Park is a percussionist originating from New Jersey.  His musical styles combine the sounds of concert and classical percussion with elements of hip-hop and popular music through beatboxing and vocal percussion.  Graduating in 2020 with his degree in Music Education from the University of Delaware, he is currently living in Oxford, Ohio where he is continuing his education working on his master's degree in Percussion Performance.  Mike's performance of Arirang debut in 2019 during his senior recital as a part of his degree recital.  This performance went on to receive 1st place in two separate solo competitions including the Manhattan International Music Festival and the New York Virtuoso International Competition, receiving both the New York Senators Award and House of Representatives Award respectively.  Alongside his prolific career in percussion education, he hopes to continue to inspire the masses with his unique fusion of musical cultures.
CONGRATULATIONS
Cory Brooker - Senator
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