By JAMES DAWSON
Front Row Features Film Critic
Junho Chung’s beautifully drawn animated version of “The Little Match Girl,” which was broadcast in 2003 on Los Angeles’ then PBS affiliate KCET’s “Fine Line” program devoted to student films but never made available elsewhere until now, has just been uploaded to YouTube by the filmmaker (Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
Korea-born Chung majored in illustration at New York’s School of Visual Art. He went on to major in character animation at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Santa Clarita, Calif., where “The Little Match Girl” became his first animated film. His then three-year-old daughter Jennifer, to whom the film is dedicated, inspired the design of the main character.