Event: Ink-painting Animation & Dance, February 8, 2023, 20:00-21:45, MGM Cotai Theatre, Macao

Rhythm of the National Dance•Contrast: When Dance Meets Digital Art   Rhythm of the National Dance performance, supported by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao S.A.R., is organised by the Chinese Dancers Association, MGM Macau, and Macau Dancers Association, and co-organised by the … Continue reading Event: Ink-painting Animation & Dance, February 8, 2023, 20:00-21:45, MGM Cotai Theatre, Macao

Senior Animator Yan Dingxian Passed Away on December 26, 2022

YAN Dingxian (1936-2022) passed away on December 26, 2022. Yan graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 1953 and joined the Shanghai Animation Film Studio in the same year. There, he worked as animation designer and director, and served as a former president of the Shanghai Animation Film Studio from 1984 to 1988. He was the … Continue reading Senior Animator Yan Dingxian Passed Away on December 26, 2022

Tenure-track Position in East Asian Film and Media Studies, HKUST, 2022-2023

Description The Division of Humanities of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is searching for suitable candidates to fill a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the disciplines of film, media, or cultural studies.  Areas of specialization include Chinese-language films, Japanese films, Korean films, East Asian films in comparative perspectives, … Continue reading Tenure-track Position in East Asian Film and Media Studies, HKUST, 2022-2023

Animated Film Screenings in Hong Kong in June and July 2021

Jake Junjie Zhang is an award-winning independent animation artist, illustrator and educator living in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. He likes to explore and develop different visual styles to express his artistic opinions and stories. Most of his films are dark-humorous, ironic and fantastic, reflecting social and political issues indirectly. Jake Zhang holds a BA … Continue reading Animated Film Screenings in Hong Kong in June and July 2021

Panel 19: 9:00am-11:30am, May 12 (Wednesday, Hong Kong time), Animators’ Perspectives: Independent Animated Filmmaking in the Digital Age (in English and Chinese), chaired by Zhen Zhang, New York University, USA

Panel 19: 9:00am-11:30am, May 12 (Wednesday, Hong Kong time), Animators’ Perspectives: Independent Animated Filmmaking in the Digital Age (in English and Chinese), chaired by Zhen Zhang, New York University, USA  “Memory Clash,” Lei Lei , Experimental Animation Artist “Am I an Animator? The New Trend of Self-made Animator in Hong Kong and Beyond,”  NG Kai Chung Tommy , … Continue reading Panel 19: 9:00am-11:30am, May 12 (Wednesday, Hong Kong time), Animators’ Perspectives: Independent Animated Filmmaking in the Digital Age (in English and Chinese), chaired by Zhen Zhang, New York University, USA

Panel 18: 9:00am-11:40am, May 11 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Hong Kong and Singapore, chaired by Marc Steinberg, Concordia University, Canada 

Panel 18: 9:00am-11:40am, May 11 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Hong Kong and Singapore, chaired by Marc Steinberg, Concordia University, Canada     “Animated Abstraction and Meaning: A Case Study of Hong Kong Artists,” Max Hattler , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR “Recalling and Storytelling Hong Kong in Animation: No. 7 Cherry Lane,” Tze-yue G. Hu , … Continue reading Panel 18: 9:00am-11:40am, May 11 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Hong Kong and Singapore, chaired by Marc Steinberg, Concordia University, Canada 

Panel 17: 9:00am-11:10am, May 10 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Taiwan, chaired by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Waseda University, Japan

Panel 17: 9:00am-11:10am, May 10 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Taiwan, chaired by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Waseda University, Japan “Animating Worker Subjectivity: Cartoon Characters Modeling Neoliberal Subjectivity in Taiwan,” Teri Silvio , Academia Sinica, Taiwan “Becoming Animated: The Transmedia Performance of Pili Puppetry,” Jasmine Yu-Hsing Chen , Utah State University, USA   “Animating Collective Memories and Traumatic Narratives: Hand in Hand, … Continue reading Panel 17: 9:00am-11:10am, May 10 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Taiwan, chaired by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Waseda University, Japan

Panel 16: 9:00am-11:40am, May 4 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation Research, Education, and Publication in Mainland China (in Chinese), chaired by Weihua Wu, Communication University of China, PRC

Panel 16: 9:00am-11:40am, May 4 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation Research, Education, and Publication in Mainland China (in Chinese), chaired by Weihua Wu, Communication University of China, PRC     “A Brief History of Animation Theory in Mainland China,” NIE Xinru East China Normal University, PRC   “How Animation Research Institutes in China Promote the Development of Chinese Animation,” ZHONG Yuanbo , … Continue reading Panel 16: 9:00am-11:40am, May 4 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation Research, Education, and Publication in Mainland China (in Chinese), chaired by Weihua Wu, Communication University of China, PRC

Panel 15: 9:00am-11:40pm, May 3 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Border-Crossings: Chinese/Japanese Animation, chaired by Sharalyn Orbaugh, University of British Columbia, Canada 

Panel 15: 9:00am-11:40pm, May 3 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Border-Crossings: Chinese/Japanese Animation, chaired by Sharalyn Orbaugh, University of British Columbia, Canada            “Anime in China and ‘Connective’ Memory in East Asia,” Alexander Zahlten , Harvard University, USA “Mochinaga Tadahito and the Question of Chinese, Japanese, and American Animation,” Jason Cody Douglass , Yale University, USA … Continue reading Panel 15: 9:00am-11:40pm, May 3 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Border-Crossings: Chinese/Japanese Animation, chaired by Sharalyn Orbaugh, University of British Columbia, Canada