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

Conference Program: The Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies, Zoom Webinar, March 1-May 12, 2021

Webinar Registration (In accordance with the Copyright Ordinance of Hong Kong, please do not photograph and/or video record the film screenings. Violation of copyright laws will result in legal action.)   Panel 1: 9:00am-11:45am, March 1 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Keynote Speeches, chaired by Daisy Yan Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR 9:00-9:15am:  Opening … Continue reading Conference Program: The Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies, Zoom Webinar, March 1-May 12, 2021

Conference Program: The Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies, May 11-14, 2020

Lecture Theater (G/F), Lo Ka Chung Building, Institute for Advanced Study, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST   May 10 (Sunday)  2:00-7:00pm: Registration at the Lobby of Conference Lodge, Lee Shau Kee Campus    May 11 (Monday) 8:00-8:30am: Registration at the Lobby of Conference Lodge, Lee Shau Kee Campus 9:00-10:50am: Keynote Speeches, chaired by Daisy Yan Du, Hong … Continue reading Conference Program: The Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies, May 11-14, 2020

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

 By 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 … 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 By 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 … Continue reading An Authentic Animator

Walking Our Own Path and Making Innovations in Chinese Animated Filmmaking

Download PDF By 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 … Continue reading Walking Our Own Path and Making Innovations in Chinese Animated Filmmaking

Mochinaga Tadahito and Animated Filmmaking in Early New Socialist China

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