I Am (2012 film)
|Directed by||Choi Jin-sung|
|Produced by||Park Ji-seong|
|Music by||Choi Jae-hwa|
|Edited by||Kim Chang-joo|
|Distributed by||CJ Entertainment|
I Am - SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden is a 2012 South Korean documentary film directed by Choi Jin-sung, that is about 32 SM Town K-pop artists on their journey to become the first Asian singers to stage their milestone SMTown Live '10 World Tour concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. The film was originally scheduled for release in South Korea on 10 May 2012, but was postponed to 21 June 2012, due to audio issues.
The movie follows 32 artists from SM Town as they rehearse and go about their daily lives.
- TVXQ: U-Know Yunho, Max Changmin
- Super Junior: Leeteuk, Yesung, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook, and Kyuhyun.
- Girls' Generation: Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, Seohyun and Jessica (former).
- Shinee: Onew, Jonghyun (former), Key, Minho, and Taemin
- f(x): Victoria, Amber, Luna, Krystal and Sulli (former).
On April 24, 2012, SM Town released the film's theme song, "Dear My Family", along with its music video. It is a remake of the song of the same name from Yoo Young-jin’s 2001 third album and 2002 Winter Vacation in SMTown.com – My Angel My Light performed by Kangta, Moon Hee-joon, S.E.S., Shinhwa, Fly to the Sky and BoA. The 2012 version is performed by BoA, Kangta, TVXQ, Yesung of Super Junior, Taeyeon of Girls' Generation, Jonghyun of Shinee, Luna of f(x) and Baekhyun, D.O., Luhan & Chen of EXO. A newer remake was released on SMTOWN's YouTube page on December 29th 2017. The music video contains footage from a SMTOWN concert that took place before the passing of former SHINee member Jonghyun, who plays a vital role in both the song and video.
- United States: July 13–19, 2012 at CGV CINEMAS in LA 
- Indonesia: May 18–20, 2012 at the Blitz Megaplex theater in Jakarta.
- Hong Kong: May 18–30, 2012
- Singapore: May 25, 2012
- Taiwan: May 25, 2012
- Japan: June 2, 2012
- Thailand: July 7–8, 2012 (Only in Paragon Cineplex at Siam Paragon, Bangkok)
- Vietnam: June 22, 2012 
- Japan: October 3, 2012 
- United States: November 6, 2012 
- Taiwan: October 19, 2012
- Hong Kong: September 25, 2012
- Korea: September 27, 2012
- Thailand: December 6, 2012
- "Box Office: I AM (Korea)". Korea Herald. 22 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
- Hong, Lucia (8 June 2012). "SM Entertainment documentary to make local premiere in two weeks". 10 Asia. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
- Ho, Stewart (24 April 2012). "SM Entertainment Releases Music Video for Dear My Family for I AM". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
- I AM. (Original Film Soundtrack) - Single on iTunes 2012-04-24. Retrieved 2012-04-24
- "I AM. (Digital) - English subtitles (CGV CINEMAS site)".
- SMTOWN "I AM." movie to be shown in Indonesia from May 18-20th! dkpopnews Retrieved April 21, 2012
- I AM: SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IN NEW YORK MCL Cinema Retrieved May 17, 2012
- I AM.-SM家族青春傳記電影 avex Taiwan inc. Retrieved May 1, 2012
- SMTOWN 映画上映決定！！ smtown.jp Retrieved April 26, 2012
- I AM. movie Japan site Retrieved April 27, 2012
- I AM. movie jp official Japan Facebook Retrieved April 27, 2012
- I AM.(Digital) - Rap phim MegaStar| Mua Ve, xem Trailer va Lich chieu Retrieved June 4, 2012
- SMTOWN "I AM." http://iam-movie.jp/ Retrieved September 07, 2012
- SMTOWN "I AM." http://www.yesasia.com/us/i-am-smtown-4pc-sub-dol-us-version Retrieved September 07, 2012
- Official website (in Korean)