Free Soul Engineers

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Free Soul Engineers

Free Soul Engineers (Korean: F학점 공대형) is a Korean science entertainment TV program produced by XTM (XtvN) channel of CJ E&M. Unlike well-known science entertainment programs - Mythbusters, White Rabbit Project, Colin Furze’s youtube channel, machines in the Free Soul Engineers are deliberately built to create unpredictable comedy situations. Five members (Noh Hong-chul, Song Hojun, Lee Kyu-han, Moon Se-yun, Lee Yong-jin) of the Free Soul Engineers must work together to operate one system and they have to compete with the human expertise of the each episode. To keep up with program schedule, each machine had to build in 2 weeks including ideation process.

Year: Pilot - 2016/ Season 1 - 2017

Client: XtvN TV channel / program site


  • Idea consulting

  • Machine & system concept & design

  • Fabrications and productions

  • Open source repository management


FSE Season 0 Pilot episodes

  1. Science fishing: smart lure + smart electric reel + drone + RC fishing boat

  2. Billard machine: pneumatic controlled billiard machine with projection mapping guide software

  3. Smart golf system: sensor equipped autonomous drone with dronekit + golf posture guide


FSE Season 1 episodes

  1. Raphago: the ultimate ramyun(ramen) making machine

  2. Hwalphago: the ultimate archery machine

  3. Jetphago: jet engine mud race machine

  4. Danphago: the ultimate billiard machine 2

  5. Love Duck: 5 person collaborated RC boat control system using wearable sensors and pads





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