Posted on Jan 22, 2014

Seoul based documentary CHOA: Vimeo Staff Pick Award Winner

Exciting news! CHOA, our short documentary, has achieved the remarkable honor of being selected for the prestigious Vimeo Staff Pick Channel. This marks Nils Clauss’ 3rd Vimeo Staff Pick Award, adding to the success of LONELY C and ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE NORTH.

Celebrating Excellence: CHOA’s Vimeo Staff Pick Award

CHOA introduces us to Choa Choi, a trailblazing female Korean ice hockey player. Nils Clauss and Adam Hobbs, in collaboration with Underwood International College of Yonsei University, Seoul, crafted this captivating documentary, now recognized on the coveted Vimeo Staff Pick Channel.

Unveiling a Trailblazer: Choa Choi’s Impactful Journey

Met with skepticism on the ice due to her gender, Choa Choi’s prowess shattered stereotypes. Embracing an aggressive playing style, she redefined norms, spotlighting her ability to challenge expectations.

The Atlantic Selects Recognition: A Deeper Dive

CHOA’s feature on The Atlantic Selects not only amplifies the documentary’s narrative but also reflects the collaborative efforts of filmmakers Nils Clauss and Adam Hobbs. Their intention was to sincerely capture Choi’s journey, challenging stereotypes both on and off the ice.

CHOA Beyond the Rink: A Multifaceted Journey

CHOA captures moments of triumph and resilience, reflecting the evolving landscape of gender roles and international representation. As Choi navigates through societal expectations, the documentary becomes a compelling testament to the power of storytelling.

The Visionaries: Nils Clauss and Adam Hobbs

The documentary unfolds through the sincere lenses of filmmakers Nils Clauss and Adam Hobbs, aiming to authentically bring Choa’s story to life. Their work contributes to the rich tapestry of cinematic storytelling.