Childhood Memories: Chinese Animation and the Shanghai Animation Film Studio from the Eyes of an Animator’s Son

 Yan Shuchen; translated by Eva Chang (Panel Chair) Yan Shuchen is the son of Teacher Yan Shanchun. He graduated from the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law in 1990. From 1990 to 1993, Yan Shuchen worked at the People’s Procuratorate in the Jing’an District of Shanghai. Since 1993, he has been working in the … Continue reading Childhood Memories: Chinese Animation and the Shanghai Animation Film Studio from the Eyes of an Animator’s Son

An Authentic Animator

Download PDF Yan Dingxian; translated by Nick Stember (Panel Chair) Thank you, Teacher Duan, for your wonderful speech. I believe everyone has learned a lot. Our next speaker will be Teacher Yan Dingxian. He was born in 1936 and graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 1953. That same year, he joined the Shanghai Animation … Continue reading An Authentic Animator

Walking Our Own Path and Making Innovations in Chinese Animated Filmmaking

Download PDF Duan Xiaoxuan; translated by Nick Stember (Panel Chair) Thank you, Ms. Mochinaga, for your wonderful speech. It was very moving. It really took us back to that special historical era. The next speaker is Teacher Duan Xiaoxuan. Teacher Duan was born in 1934, and first entered the Chinese animation industry at the Northeast Film … Continue reading Walking Our Own Path and Making Innovations in Chinese Animated Filmmaking

Mochinaga Tadahito and Animated Filmmaking in Early New China

Download PDF Mochinaga Noriko; translated by Nick Stember                                                                 (Panel Chair) We’re going to have five speakers today, so we will invite them to talk one … Continue reading Mochinaga Tadahito and Animated Filmmaking in Early New China

Welcome Speech

James Lee; translated by Nick Stember  (Panel Chair) Honored guests, good afternoon! I am Professor Daisy Du Yan from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology where I conduct research in Chinese animation. First, I would like to thank Professor Billy Kee-long So, Chair of the Division of Humanities, and Professor James Lee, Dean … Continue reading Welcome Speech