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Wednesday May 03
Raum Mannheim
Focus on Asia: Beijing Film Academy - Animation in Asia
Jia Duan, Professor, Beijing Film Academy / School of Animation

Professor Duan Jia wil present Beijing Film Academy and talk about the art of animation in Asia as well as Asian culture.

After graduating from Beijing Film Academy, Duan Jia wrote and directed for CCTV (China Central TV). She has worked on more than a dozen animated cartoons, her film "Dreams of the Stars" won the second prize of the first national film and television cartoons championship. Her film "Story of Red Candle and Mermaid" was named Excellent Program of CCTV. She is also producing individual work, most recently the all-digital animated art film "Lotus", which is a co-production of Shanghai Art Film Production Studio, Beijing Film Academy and Hualong Digital.

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