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   Academy of Film

A Brief History of Computer Animation
Computer animation has unquestionably been one of the most fashionable forms of popular culture since the first fully computer animated movie "Toy Story" produced by Pixar Animation Studio hit the cinema with historical box office success in 1995. Despite the overwhelming public worldwide acceptance, only few computer animated movies were released once a year initially owing to the time consuming production process and limited number of computer animation studios in the industry. But thanks to the quantum leap of computing horsepower and the rapid development of animation software, computer animation has now grown up to a thousand millions US dollars......
Dr. Kelvin LEE, Senior Lecturer, Academy of Film, HKBU

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Easier Tools Make Movies Easier?
People love movies. With the rapid development of technology, more people can make movies in easier ways than before. Besides the price-cut various HD video camcorders that are available in the market, mobile phones and SLR (single-lens reflex) cameras are the trend tools to record moving images as well. But we need to be aware that different tools have their own operational and image-forming features. Take mobile phones as an example. The advantage of mobile phones is that users can shoot anytime and anywhere they like. Its convenience encourages users to press the record button. But their lens with fixed focal length, super small ......
Mr. Joel LAM, Senior Lecturer, Academy of Film, HKBU. Also working as an independent film / video maker.

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Behind the Hoods

What will you choose between freedom or stable life? In this society, ...
Wong, Pak To
2018-07 37



Belong to Me

In this world, love has many packages, beautiful, ugly, expensive, simple. ...
Jiang, Ding Yuan
2018-07 47



Ghost Hunter

Why are they treated as nature's error? Why do they have to hide ...
Yang, Yiran
2018-07 42



June Lily

The scene behind that toilet door still appeared in her nightmare over and ...
Tan, Yuehan
2018-07 34



Leave Out

Go to another stage, the most needed is courage to face new things.
Chan, Siu Heung
2018-07 36



Love is an Accident

Everyone has their own definition of love. Some may think that love is at ...
Wong, Tsz Wa
2018-07 35



Lure

At the crossroad of life, what do you choose ... In life, we often ...
Zheng, Wanxue
2018-07 33



Monster

On the journey of creation, people might find themselves disoriented and ...
Chan, Ka Yi
2018-07 38



Mr. SAD

“Happiness is within” It has nothing to do with how much applause ...
Lo, Ying Ching
2018-07 41



Opus

Sometimes we put too much passion into one thing, it is easily lost the ...
Lau, Mei Kwan
2018-07 39



Sacrificial Lamb

Do you think that "beating the petty person " is pejorative? Actually, the ...
Chan, Ka Man
2018-07 28



Time Machine

“To treasure the time with our parents.” We are so busy growing ...
Kwok, Ka Wai
2018-07 37



Killer

Gilly is a jellyfish who wouldn’t like to be a ballet dancer like any ...
Lei, Ou ; Meng, Yao
2017-07 293



Meme

In our life, we observe the power of love by many loved ones which also ...
Lim, Un Huy
2017-07 260



Starry Night

A father and a son who live on the star island where they start on a ...
Lee, Hin Kwan
2017-07 481



The Unfinished ...

“The Unfinished Tattoo” is a captivating story about the ...
Cheung, Chun Shing
2017-07 310



Awaken

Hong Kong is strange, weird things are happening every day. Hong Kongers ...
Ho, Ka Ho
2016-07 573



Bunny with Shell

This is a story about a bunny, who was carrying a shell and living with a ...
Tsang, Chi Yuen
2016-07 784



Death Party in ...

This is an animated website about life and death. From underneath the ...
Wong, Suet Ying
2016-07 476



Honey Kill the Bee

This story is about two bees Bob and Perry, they are best friend. They ...
Yu, Ka Ching
2016-07 685



The Music Box

Little wood puppet started to move when there was no people in the room. ...
Hong, Siu Na
2016-07 436



Runaway

How far can you journey when daydreaming? Pretty far it seems. Throw in ...
Lo, Long Kiu Peace
2016-07 515



Superman

A man was going to a special place and he met many people who all looked ...
Leung, Kwing Kuen
2016-07 574



The Bird and the ...

Parrot is lonely in his cage. As he waits for someone, fish appears. It is ...
Wang, Huan
2012-07 1230




Mum's Guardian Angel

A child hears the coughing of his bedridden mother. He couldn't find any ...
Li, Shi Meng Simone
2012-07 1153



Xian Dan

Master tells his disciple that the divine pill grants superpowers. A ...
Zhou, Yiwen
2012-07 1214



Home

An astronaut flies to a new planet with a robot. The astronaut misses home ...
Fung, Wai Leung Francis
2011-07 1839




Leng Leng

A girl takes care of a caterpillar every day. They play, read, and laugh ...
Lu, Sainan Aska
2011-07 3410



Mr. Bet

This movie is a metaphor for the labor market in China. Mr. Bet works ...
Yu, Wen Jing Yvette
2011-07 1707



Mr. WHO

A fat man likes Lisa (an idol), but Lisa likes men with good body shape. ...
Shi, Ying Rasa
2011-07 1923



Snappy

A naughty girl steals a magic camera. She takes photos everywhere, such ...
Liang, Si Yun Swen
2011-07 1706



Such a Wonderful ...

A man kills himself, hoping to resolve all his problems. After death, he ...
Luk, Kwun Wang
2011-07 1626



Trapped

A turtle feels very excited about finding many gold coins, and he tries to ...
Zhang, Bin Danielle
2011-07 1625



Kamala

A huge blue lotus flower blooms in the pond. Here comes the lotus fairy. ...
Lo, Ka Lam
2009-07 1661



The Old Hatter

The business is not good, so the old hatter runs a sale. Still, he has no ...
Gu, Jing
2009-07 1475



Where r U?

A girl immerses herself in her computer. The computer is broken, so she ...
Liu, Lan
2009-07 2937



Go! Fat Boy!

After watching a TV program, a fat boy aspires to climb to the top of a ...
Cho, Kin Yam
2008-07 1298



Panda Toy

A panda is buying a capsule toy. When he tries to pick up the toy from the ...
Ki, Yan Yan
2008-07 2130



The Secret Battle ...

Terry scores zero in a test. He worries that his mother would dump all his ...
Fong, Wing Nam
2008-07 1503



Shall We Dance?

Chinese traditional drama reflects the reserved manner of Chinese people. ...
Jia, Nan
2008-07 1340



The Silent Pawn

Soldier Short Shorty feels guilty about providing inaccurate intelligence ...
Li, Lok Man Norman
2008-07 2394



Drawing

A boy draws some birds. He is very satisfied with his drawing, but his ...
Wong, Sze Yu
2007-07 1283



Face

A father puts a mask on his baby boy. When the boy grows up, he finds ...
Leung, Sze Nga Jessica
2007-07 1293




Film School

An excited group of filmmakers discusses the theme of a movie. Many ...
Wang, Fugang
2007-07 3055



Goo Ma Ma

A mother is exhausted by housework, and she cannot stop weeping. When her ...
Cheng, Wan Li
2007-07 1415




Hong Haier

Hong Haier's parents always quarrel, so he leaves his family. Seduced by ...
Wang, Fugang
2007-07 1759




Little Catherine

Catherine (a doll) has always been self-conscious about her outlook and ...
Gao, Yanni
2007-07 1431



The Miniature Hero

A boy drops his coin when he is buying potato chips. The coin keeps ...
Yip, Wing Kit
2007-07 3984




The Red Buds

In a colorless world, a man sacrifices everything in exchange for some red ...
Leung, Man Ki
2007-07 2064