STAR RUNNER played to rave reviews at the June 2018 Animation FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto.
Ghost in The Shell vs. The Matrix, besides the similar concept or design in two movies, did they serve the same purpose? What makes them different? Is there any new meaning generated? How the similar visual design working under different contexts and serve different functions?
"The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018. Our home is The Carlton Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 20 Carlton Street. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm."
I am currently working on my essay about a Chinese ink-wash animation film The feeling of mountains and streams. In the film, it comes to a point that the elder man gives his long-treasured guqin to his student/friend, a young fishing man. Since I am trying to analysis the film and put it into the... Continue Reading →
During the reading of George Griffin's ‘Take the B Train: Reconstructing the Proto-Cinematic Apparatus’, I've learned about three artists and their concrete animation works. Before this, I have seen this kind of apparatus quite a lot, but Eric Dyer, one of the artists in the reading, his work 'The Bellows March' shocked me completely. Using intricate... Continue Reading →
In his essay Animation = A Multiplication of Artforms? Edwin Carels mentioned this when talking about animation's self-promotion: "film critics and historians hardly get to see this kind of animation and so they cannot cultivate its reputation as art ... A film needs media attention to gain instant recognition and prizes at festivals also play an... Continue Reading →