Light Mind (2013) is a short documentary film about a blind photographer. Through a visual language that carefully explores narrative structures within the cinematic interplay of frame sequencing and specific shots, Yi engages her audience in a dialogue that asks them to consider their own position in a collective exploration of individual psyche as it relates to society at large.
Jie Yi is a New York based artist / filmmaker, who received her MFA in Computer Art with a concentration in video production from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2013. Ms. Yi’s BFA works (Animation Major) have received numerous awards and nominations, including: the Puchon International Student Animation Festival (Korea), Beijing College Student Film Festival. Her current finished film Light Mind incorporates animation within a documentary format to explore the inner world of a blind photographer which screening, accepting by the worldwide film festivals, including Holly Shorts film festival in Los Angeles, Student Academy Awards etc.