Lotus Lantern and the Making of the First Commercial Animated Feature Film in Mainland China──An Interview with Animator Chang Guangxi

Amber Xu The 1980s, an era of reform and opening up in China, witnessed unprecedented predicaments and challenges for the Shanghai Animation Film Studio and Chinese animation at large. One crucial change was that animated filmmaking at the Shanghai Animation Film Studio, a state-owned enterprise during the socialist decades (1949-1976), had to go into the … Continue reading Lotus Lantern and the Making of the First Commercial Animated Feature Film in Mainland China──An Interview with Animator Chang Guangxi