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JAI Animated Short Film "10000 Ugly Inkblots" was selected in Short Film Competition of Ottawa International Animation Festival 2020

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News time:2020-07-22 17:46:35

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After being selected in Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2020, Jilin Animation Institute’s animated short film "10000 Ugly Inkblots" was shortlisted once again in one of the four major animation film festivals in the world- Ottawa International Animation Festival 2020 in Canada. In this competition, "10000 Ugly Inkblots" was selected out of a total of 1950 entries from 84 different countries.

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The Poster of Ottawa International Animation Festival 2020

The animated short film "10000 Ugly Inkblots" originates from Chinese traditional culture and adopts the painting art form of Zhu Da and Shi Tao, two famous painters known as Pa-Ta Shan- Jen in the late of Ming dynasty and in the early of Qing Dynasty. With unique creative perspective and strong Chinese ink painting combined with modern animation language, the film tells the story of two calligraphy and painting masters who share the same interests with each other but have not met for a long time. "10 000 Ugly Inkblots" was jointly created by our professor Dmitry Geller together with teachers and students from the School of Animation Art.

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The Still Frame of Animated Short Film "10000 Ugly Inkblots"

Jilin Animation Institute’s first 8K Ultra HD Chinese ink animated short film "10000 Ugly Inkblots " has been constantly shortlisted in the most influential international animation festivals around the world. It keeps to enhance the international influence of Jilin Animation Institute, and reflects the school-running orientation and educational concept. It also demonstrates the effectiveness of our educational characteristics "Openness and International Orientation, Integration of Education, Research and Industry, and High-tech of Creative Products". It takes a solid step towards the construction of Jilin Animation Institute into an internationally renowned university.

 

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Ottawa International Animation Festival(OIAF) is an annual animation film festival held in Ottawa, Canada. Since 1976, it has been successfully held for 44 years. It encourages creative, thoughtful and critical works, and has become the largest and most important animation festival in North America now. Ottawa International Animation Festival is known as the four major animation film festivals in the world together with Annecy International Animation Film, Animafest Zagreb-World Festival of Animated Film and International Animation Festival-Hiroshima.

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