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 

Panel 14: 9:00am-11:40am, April 27 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Chinese Animation and Live Action, chaired by Jason McGrath, University of Minnesota, USA

Panel 14: 9:00am-11:40am, April 27 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Chinese Animation and Live Action, chaired by Jason McGrath, University of Minnesota, USA “From Animation to Martial Arts: Toward the Transcendence of False Movements,” Jinying Li , Brown University, USA “The Promise of Flying: Flash Animation in Jia Zhangke’s The World,” Wendy Larson , University of Oregon, USA “Interacting with … Continue reading Panel 14: 9:00am-11:40am, April 27 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Chinese Animation and Live Action, chaired by Jason McGrath, University of Minnesota, USA

Panel 13: 9:00am-11:40am, April 26 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animation and Cartoon in China, chaired by Christopher Rea, University of British Columbia, Canada 

Panel 13: 9:00am-11:40am, April 26 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animation and Cartoon in China, chaired by Christopher Rea, University of British Columbia, Canada      “The Twinning of Chinese Animation and Cartooning,” John A. Lent , Temple University, USA “Hua Junwu’s Cartoons and the Unmaking of National-Style Animation,” Muyang Zhuang , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong … Continue reading Panel 13: 9:00am-11:40am, April 26 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animation and Cartoon in China, chaired by Christopher Rea, University of British Columbia, Canada 

Panel 10: 9:00am-11:40am, April 13 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Digitality, CGI, and VR Animation in China, chaired by Yomi Braester, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Panel 10: 9:00am-11:40am, April 13 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Digitality, CGI, and VR Animation in China, chaired by Yomi Braester, University of Washington, Seattle, USA    “Chimeric Animation,” Yiman Wang , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA “Digital Animation and CGI in Twenty-first Century Chinese Prescriptive Realism,” Jason McGrath , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA “CGI Ink-Painting Animation … Continue reading Panel 10: 9:00am-11:40am, April 13 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Digitality, CGI, and VR Animation in China, chaired by Yomi Braester, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Panel 9: 9:00am-11:40am, April 12 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Theorizing Chinese Animation and the World, chaired by Alex Zahlten, Harvard University, USA

Panel 9: 9:00am-11:40am, April 12 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Theorizing Chinese Animation and the World, chaired by Alex Zahlten, Harvard University, USA “Beyond the Great Divide: Asian Animation and the Future of Animation Studies,” Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto , Waseda University, Japan “On the Value of Anime Studies for Chinese Animation Studies,” Marc Steinberg , Concordia University, Canada  “Suspended Animation,” Daisy Yan … Continue reading Panel 9: 9:00am-11:40am, April 12 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Theorizing Chinese Animation and the World, chaired by Alex Zahlten, Harvard University, USA