Expresii and the Future of Ink-painting Animation

By Isabel Galwey Some of the most famous animations of the socialist period in Mainland China were made using the Shanghai Animation Film Studio’s ink painting animation techniques. Masterpieces such as Little Tadpoles Look for Mama (1960) and Feelings of Mountain and Water (1988) brought traditional paintings to life through painstaking frame-by-frame animation. Since the … Continue reading Expresii and the Future of Ink-painting Animation

The Exploration of Original Animation in China: From Pleasant Goat to Red Squirrel Mai

By Lo Wing Keung; translated by Yixing Li Greetings. I am honored to share my work experience with all of you. Let me begin with a brief self-introduction. When I was 20 years old, I joined Hong Kong TVB as a screenwriter of variety shows, writing scripts for comical skits, television series and movies, and … Continue reading The Exploration of Original Animation in China: From Pleasant Goat to Red Squirrel Mai

Report on the Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies

By Shasha Liu From March 1st to May 12th, 2021, I participated in the Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies (Zoom webinar), organized by Professor Daisy Yan Du at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Fig 1). Especially my being a graduate student, the conference provided me with the unique … Continue reading Report on the Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies

ACAS Inaugural Conference Rescreening Schedule, 9am & 4pm, July 12-August 4, 2021, Hong Kong time

The Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies was originally held online between March 1 and May 12, 2021 (Hong Kong time). We had 70 speakers and 553 public registrants from 32 countries and regions. Here is the trailer for the conference:  The rescreening will take place between July 12 and August 4, … Continue reading ACAS Inaugural Conference Rescreening Schedule, 9am & 4pm, July 12-August 4, 2021, Hong Kong time