Fire Circle Films

The Hanji Box

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Nora Jacobson (Writer/Producer, Director) is an award-winning independent filmmaker. Her first feature-length film "Delivered Vacant" was selected for the Sundance Film Festival, the New York Film Festival and won the Golden Gate Award at the San Francisco Film Festival. Praised by critics, the film was hailed by Vincent Canby of The New York Times as "a fine, rich urban epic" and is distributed by The Cinema Guild. Nora
Jacobson's latest project is a 6-part collaborative film about Vermont, Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie. Taking 8 years to complete, this ground-breaking series involved several dozen Vermont filmmakers. Jacobson was the Project Director and supervising editor. Ken Eisen, from the Maine International Film Festival calls it "...One of the most entertaining, thought-provoking and just plain terrific pieces of cinema history ever created."

Ms. Jacobson has completed two other features "My Mother'sEarly Lovers", adapted from an autobiographical memoir by Vermont writer Sybil Smith, and "Nothing Like Dreaming", which recently opened at The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and was released theatrically. The Boston Globe raved, "You come out of Nothing Like Dreaming wanting to hear...a lot more from Nora Jacobson."

Ms. Jacobson grew up in Vermont and Paris, France. She holds a M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a B.A. from Dartmouth College. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment of the Arts Media Fellowship, and an LEF Foundation grant for her work. Her feature script for "The Hanji Box" was a finalist for the Emerging Narrative Award at the Independent Feature Market.

View Nora's Reel here.

Suzanne C. Dudley (Co-Producer, Hannah) Suzanne

After graduating with a B.S. degree in psychology from Duke University, Suzanne C. Dudley began her career in the arts as an actress. She studied with Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachussetts (and in New York City), and then Roy London, Ken Lerner, and Ivana Chubbuck in Los Angeles. She has appeared in dozens of theatre productions in the Midwest, New York, and Los Angeles, as well as numerous short films.

Dudley worked in casting for several years with Reuben Cannon and Associates, Divisek Casting, and Barbara Lauren Casting. Projects included casting episodic television shows, film, and tv commercials for the US and Spanish-speaking markets.

Natalie Kim (Rose)

Natalie is a comedic actress with a full range of skills. She is known for her comedy webisodic, SuperTwins! and her interview show, It's A Draw With Natalie Kim (in partnership with Frederator [Adventure Time, Power Puff Girls, Blue's Clues]). She also wrote and voice acted in the animated series, Kimchi Power ( which premiered on Channel Frederator's Saturday Morning Cartoons.

She has worked with various theatre companies including Ensemble Studio Theatre, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, New Dramatists, Young Jean Lee and The Lark Development Center. ​

TV credits include: The Blacklist, Law & Order. Most recently she shot the black comedy "La Gradua" by independent film writer/directorNatalie
Adrian Manzano.

She is a proud member of Playhouse West Brooklyn
Lab and studies with Jim Parrack, Andrea Dantas and Leven Rambin. Her website is:


Daniel Park (Jung Tae Hee)

Born in Toronto, Canada, Daniel Park studied Korean Language Arts at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea before returning home and majoring in Theatrical Arts at Ryerson University.

Daniel has appeared in numerous film and television roles including Pacific Rim, Gangster Exchange, The Interview, and a recurring role on "Bitten".

Daniel has also spent time behind the camera as a writer and producer. His short film, Daylight Savings, won accolades at the Vancouver film festival.

The role of the Artist, Jung Tae Hee, in The Hanji Box is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Daniel and he is beyond excited and grateful for the chance to portray such a diverse character.

Outside of acting, Daniel is a devoted father and husband who loves to make his son and wife laugh.