Ins Choi is an actor and a writer who was born in South Korea, grew up in Scarborough and now lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. He has performed with many theatre companies including the Stratford Festival, fu-GEN and Soulpepper Theatre Company. His inaugural, award- winning play Kim’s Convenience was first produced at the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival where it became an instant hit. The play has been remounted season after season by Soulpepper and has won over audiences touring the country including the cities of Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg and Ottawa. He recently won the Canadian Screen Award for “Best Comedy Series” for Kim’s Convenience.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?