Art & Fashion, Music
31st July, 2019
Roni Shao explains how he navigated the new frontiers of self-expression defining the future of Chinese art & culture in multi-sensory feast 'Frontiers'.
Asides, Live Action
24th June, 2019
Ian Pons Jewell throws us into the thick of the action in 'Further Than Ever' – a kinetic celebration of Chinese female athletes created for Nike.
5th November, 2018
DN talks to Ian Pons Jewell about his viral 'Dare To Become' Nike ad spot - an exhilarating playful mix of future tech and dynamically shot football.
5th October, 2018
The freeing affirmation of a teen’s cross-dressing comfort is disrupted when they inadvertently bump into their father in Yuchao Feng’s 'Red'.
7th September, 2018
Ben Brand demonstrates the resilience of children in 'Don’t Call Me Precious', an ad spot made for Nike China featuring four real-life child athletes.
10th August, 2016
We speak to Amber Xu about her animated look inside the human psyche and the power of its creativity in fantasy short ‘Luscious’
Art & Fashion
21st January, 2015
Ostensibly the story of a photographer and his assistant capturing family portraits of the inhabitants of a remote Tibetan village, Hu Wei's experimental
Animation, Art & Fashion
16th April, 2013
Generated in real-time in with open source programming language Processing, Raven Kwok’s 18F44 is a transfixing experiment of growth, mutation,
29th April, 2012
SubWars, the latest animation from Chinese director SeanSoong highlights exactly why you should always give up your seat for an elderly person. Equally
3rd April, 2012
A cat picks up a girl and feeds her. The cat tell the girl what is life and tenderness of time. She breaths the refreshing air in the city, she takes
22nd November, 2011
Created using Adobe Photoshop and Premiere, Dongjie Zhu’s graduating film from the China Academy of Art, Killer Toys takes us into the imagination of
23rd August, 2007
I’m joined by Arthur Jones who with his brother Luther spent six years creating A Farewell Song, a documentary that charts how a group of Chinese
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