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  • Subject

BOOKANIMA, a compound word of ‘Book’ and ‘Anima’, is an Animation project to give new cinematic life to books.


  • Aim


First, it creates ‘Book Cinema’ in the third scope between Book and Cinema.


Second, it explores Chronophotography Animation, paying homage to the founders of Chronophotography, Edward Muybridge and Entienne-Jules Marey.


Third, it establishes new concept of Found Frame, Flip Book, Key Point, Locomotive Overlap, Random Crop & Zoom, and Off-screen.

Fourth, in public aspect, it researches local book culture and share it with audience in the form of visual art.

  • Found Object

* Note: This project is based on the theme of 'Found Object'. All works are made with open sources under their copyright and for the purpose of FINE ART, NOT COMMERCIAL.

  • Format

Since 2018 / Color & BW / Stereo / 2K, 4K / DCP, MOV, mp4

  • The site-specific project

It is the site-specific project based on instructional books published locally in own languages.

Animated film is being made in the country where instructional book is published.


  1. Korea: Korean Dance

  2. Japan: Girl Action

  3. Taiwan: Tai Chi

  4. Portugal: Photography A User's Manual

  5. Spain: Origami

  6. Hungary: Arcszepites

  7. Netherland: Skateboard

  8. USA: Andy Warhol


  • Chapter

  1. Single short film is being made with single book.

  2. Short film gets categorized into one of five chapters as below.

  3. Compilation film is being produced with short films in same category.


* Trailer



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