Dai Tielang (1930-2019) Passed Away on September 4, 2019

Dai Tielang, widely known as the “father” of Police Chief Black Cat (Heimao jingzhang, TV animation series, 1984-1987), passed away at 7:25pm on September 4, 2019 at the age of 89. Dai was born in Singapore in 1930. He graduated from the Animation Department of the Beijing Film Academy in 1953 and joined the Shanghai Animation … Continue reading Dai Tielang (1930-2019) Passed Away on September 4, 2019

Experimental Animation and the Bauhaus Legacy, 9am-6pm, 14 Sep, 2019, Hong Kong

The event will be held at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong (address: Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong, 852 Kowloon, Hong Kong). Speakers: Peter Benz (Baptist University, Hong Kong) Verina Gfader (University of Applied Arts, Vienna / Animate Assembly, London) Max Hattler (School of … Continue reading Experimental Animation and the Bauhaus Legacy, 9am-6pm, 14 Sep, 2019, Hong Kong

ACAS Inaugural Conference: May 11-14, 2020, Hong Kong

The inaugural conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies will be held at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on May 11-14, 2020. The official language is English. The conference will be held every 3-4 years. There will be two keynote speakers for each conference: one from China studies, and one from … Continue reading ACAS Inaugural Conference: May 11-14, 2020, Hong Kong