Chaerin Im (born 1994) is an experimental filmmaker from South Korea with a focus on animation, living and working in Los Angeles / Ann Arbor. With the use of craftsmanship and distinctive materials, she explores gender issues and sexual imagery. She graduated from Seoul National University’s Visual Communication Design BFA program (2017) and earned an MFA degree from the CalArts Experimental Animation MFA program (2020). Her films have competed in widely-known festivals such as Annecy, Ann Arbor, Animafest Zagreb, DOK Leipzig, Ottawa, Vienna Shorts, Ars Electronica, Slamdance, and GLAS.