2022 Selection


The Fin

The Fin

Country Korea
Director PARK Syeyoung
Producer OH Heejung
Writer PARK Syeyoung
MOONSTONE Pictures, Seesaw Pictures
Format DCP | Color | 103min
Genre Sci-Fi, Independent, Disaster


A dying merman asks a friend to give his remains to his daughter, hiding amongst the humans. Tasked with this dangerous journey, the merman secretly heads to the land of humans. He is chased by a new civil servant recruit fueled by curiosity and hatred.


PARK Syeyoung

Born in 1996, Park Syeyoung is a filmmaker based in Seoul, South Korea. He graduated from Korea National University of Arts Film major (BFA), Video Arts major (MFA).
His first feature film the Fifth Thoracic Vertebra won three awards at the 2022 BIFAN, a Best Feature Prize at 2022 Seoul Independent Film Festival, a Special Mention for NEW FLESH COMPETITION FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE - Debut Films at 2022 Fantasia Film Festival and selected for NOVES VISIONS section at 2022 Sitges Film Festival, selected for Critic’s Week at 2022 Berlin Film Festival, selected for New Worlds section at 2022 Torino Film Festival and more. The Fin is his second feature film.


OH Heejung

Oh Heejung grew up in South Korea, and her life is divided between Seoul and Amsterdam. She founded Seesaw Pictures in 2017, a boutique production company with a slate of award-winning films. She has (co-)produced films selected for prestigious festivals such as Sundance Film Festival, Berlinale Film Festival, Amsterdam Documentary Film Festival, Copenhagen Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, and Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Festival. She loves working with young and established filmmakers with strong artistic visions and sensitivity. She is an alum of EAVE(European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs), Eurodoc, Rotterdam Lab, and Berlinale Talents.

Production Company

Seesaw Pictures
Seesaw Pictures is a boutique production based in Seoul, Korea with a slate of award-winning films. We produce both documentary and fiction across genres, forms, and cultures. We have expertise in international co-production and believe in true collaboration. The latest (co)-production titles have been screened at Sundance Film Festival, Berlinale Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, Amsterdam Documentary Film Festival, MoMA(The Museum of Modern Art), Copenhagen Film Festival, Vision du Réel Documentary Film Festival, Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Festival, and others.

MOONSTONE Pictures is an independent production located in South Korea specializing in independent cinema with special regards to experimentation with cinema's language, form, structure and production methods. Moonstone Pictures is led by Park Syeyoung and Yeon Yeji.