MOONFACE

by James Kim
A fiction show about a Korean American son (Joel Kim Booster) who wants to come out to his mom (Esther Moon), but can't because they don't speak the same language.

Introducing: Magnificent Jerk with Maya Sugarman

Maya Sugarman joins James Kim to talk about their new podcast, Magnificent Jerk, from Apple TV+ and Pineapple Street Studios. The documentary series follows Maya on a journey to discover who her uncle really was. Starting with a box of his forgotten screenplays, the series sees her discovering that he was a member of a Chinese gang who went to jail before turning his life story into the Crazy Six screenplay (albeit with a few twists).

Introducing: You Feeling This?

You Feeling This? is a new fiction anthology show about love. It's 10 intimate stories about people trying to connect with each other in Los Angeles. The entire show is out now.

Introducing: Appearances

 A new fiction show about family connection, love and inner strength. Appearances is written, directed and sound designed by Sharon Mashihi. It's brought to you by Mermaid Palace and Radiotopia. 

EP. 4: Dancing

Paul goes dancing.  MOONFACE is created, directed, and written by James Kim. The writers include Mary Knauf, Daniel Lamphear, Julian Park, Shay Martin, and Tricia Tongco. Marketing by Meggan Ellingboe. Podcast Artwork by Chava Sanchez. Sound Design by Artin Aroutounians. Engineering and Original Score by Andrew Eapen with music from his band Oyster Kids.  The song "Gou Talk" by Peggy Gou is featured in the club scene.  The end credits song is “BAGS” by Clairo. CAST: Joel Kim Booster......PAUL <...

EP. 3: Eating

Paul goes to a dinner.  MOONFACE is created, directed, and written by James Kim. The writers include Mary Knauf, Daniel Lamphear, Julian Park, Shay Martin, and Tricia Tongco. Marketing by Meggan Ellingboe. Podcast Artwork by Chava Sanchez. Sound Design by Artin Aroutounians. Engineering and Original Score by Andrew Eapen with music from his band Oyster Kids.  The end credits song is “HEART IN YOUR HEARTBREAK” by The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart. CAST: Joel Kim Booster......PAUL Esther Moon......GINA <...

EP. 1: Moaning

The story begins with a moan. MOONFACE is created, directed, and written by James Kim. The writers team includes Mary Knauf, Daniel Lamphear, Julian Park, Shay Martin, and Tricia Tongco. Marketing by Meggan Ellingboe. Podcast Artwork by Chava Sanchez. Sound Design by Artin Aroutounians. Engineering and Original Score by Andrew Eapen with music from his band Oyster Kids.  The end credits song is “Haenim” by Kim Jung Mi.  CAST: Joel Kim Booster......PAUL  Esther Moon......GINA   Mildred Mari...

EP. 2: Running

Paul goes to the river bed.  MOONFACE is created, directed, and written by James Kim. The writers include Mary Knauf, Daniel Lamphear, Julian Park, Shay Martin, and Tricia Tongco. Marketing by Meggan Ellingboe. Podcast Artwork by Chava Sanchez. Sound Design by Artin Aroutounians. Engineering and Original Score by Andrew Eapen.  The end credits song is "I DON'T CARE" by 박혜진 Park Hye Jin. CAST:  Joel Kim Booster......PAUL  Esther Moon......GINA  Mildred Marie Langford......SHAYLA  Remy Ortiz...

EP. 6: Ending

This is where the story ends.  MOONFACE is created, directed, and written by James Kim. The writers includes Mary Knauf, Daniel Lamphear, Julian Park, Shay Martin, and Tricia Tongco. Marketing by Meggan Ellingboe. Podcast Artwork by Chava Sanchez. Sound Design by Artin Aroutounians. Engineering and Original Score by Andrew Eapen with music from his band Oyster Kids.  The end credits song is “Nililiya” by Joyce Kwon. CAST: Joel Kim Booster......PAUL Esther Moon......GINA Mildred Marie Langford......SHAYLA Re...

EP. 5: Breathing

Paul takes a deep breath.  MOONFACE is created, directed, and written by James Kim. The writers include Mary Knauf, Daniel Lamphear, Julian Park, Shay Martin, and Tricia Tongco. Marketing by Meggan Ellingboe. Podcast Artwork by Chava Sanchez. Sound Design by Artin Aroutounians. Engineering and Original Score by Andrew Eapen.  The end credits song is “Paul” by Big Thief. CAST: Joel Kim Booster......PAUL Esther Moon......GINA Todd Masterson......RYAN Taylor Coffman......STEPHANIE Naomi Ko......ZO <...