This year’s OIAF runs September 21-25.
A look at how Lei Lei combined his own ancestry with photos picked up at flea markets to tell a timeless story about family.
The feature from Lei, one of the most notable Chinese indie filmmakers working today, premieres this week at Rotterdam.
North America’s largest animation festival will screen 54 shorts and six features in competition.
Four days of animation screenings, filmmaker talks, workshops, installations, and parties are coming to Berkeley, California, next month!
Berkeley, California is the place to be in early March 2017.
Animated Fragments is our semi-regular feature of animation tests, experiments, micro-shorts, and other bits of cartoon flotsam that doesn’t fit into other categories. To view the previous 25 installments, go to the Fragments archive.
A hallucinatory short that follows a doe-eyed protagonist on a quest through an imagined world, and was created using vintage book covers, a motif that director Lei Lei inherited from his graphic-designer father. “No plots, storyboards, or scripts were involved,” says the director.
The 16th edition of the Holland Animation Festival wrapped up earlier today in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Hisko Hulsing’s Junkyard won the …
There’s a strong wave of indie animators emerging from Asian countries like Japan, South Korea, and China. The latter country’s indie …
Above is a profile of Ray Lei (aka Lei Lei), a Beijing-based graduate of Tsinghua University, Academy of Arts & Design. I was first …