Karin Fong speaks at Kyoorius Designyatra 2013

Karin Fong – Director & Designer, Imaginary Forces

Karin Fong directs and designs for the screen. A partner at design and production company Imaginary Forces, she’s created numerous sequences for television and feature film. Her reel includes the main titles for Boardwalk Empire, Charlotte’s Web, The Pink Panther 2, Terminator:Salvation, Hellboy, and Ray. She’s also directed commercials for several iconic brands, including Herman Miller, Target, Lexus, and Sony PlayStation. She has since brought her visual style of storytelling to other mediums, creating cinematics for the Sony’s God of War video game series, and large-scale video installations for sites as diverse as Lincoln Center, Times Square, Las Vegas, and the LA Opera.

Among Karin’s accolades are five nominations and an Emmy for her work in main title design. In 2009, Fast Company magazine named her one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. Her work has been shown at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, The Wexner Center, Artists Space, The Walker Art Center, and in numerous publications about art and film.

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