emily wong emily wong stop-motion filmmaker

Bio

Emily came in stop-motion late. She studied film in Columbia College, Hollywood. She had produced cpmmercial and visual effects in Hong Kong and Toronto for many years. With a sense of passion, Emily learned a 11-weeks stop-motion courses in Aardman, Bristol England in 2002. Since then she keep on making animation short films. She is a resident artist in JCCAC Hong Kong since 2008, an important period of creation in her life.  Meanwhile, she residence in Art Site of Railway Warehouse in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Her stop-motion films have been invited to participate in more than fifty international film festivals and have won many awards.

定格動畫是Emily遲來的學習,當中用手細緻創作的過程適合在藝術上表達。 先在好萊塢哥倫比亞大學修讀電影和電視,拍了一個五分鐘定格動畫短片。之後在香港和多倫多製作廣告和視覺效果多年, 一直希望可再創作動畫。趁着仍充滿動力時,她去英國布里斯托爾Aardman學習一個為期 11 週的定格動畫課程,從此一直製作動畫短片。 2008年起常駐香港賽馬會創意藝術中心(JCCAC) ,2022年在台灣新竹鐵道藝術村進行駐場藝術交流項目。 她的定格動畫短片曾受邀參加五十多個國際電影節,並獲得多項獎項。

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FILM AWARDS

2019

“Fight For Ebola ” Special Mention-Sundance Film Festival: Hong Kong Short Film Competition, HK

2016-2017
AWARDS

“Trumpet Man”
Jury Award - 2016 Sundance Film Festival: Hong Kong Short Film Competition, HK
Best Animation Short Krajlevski Fimski Festival, SERBIA
Best Animation 6th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival, INDIA
Honorable Mention: World Cultures Professionals Anim!Arte 2017: 13th International Student Animation Festival of Brazil, BRAZIL
Best Screenplay Chhratrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, INDIA
Best Animation 4th Lebanon International Short Film Festival.



2008-2009

“Such is Life”

Encouragement Award - 11TH TBS DigiCon6 Award, Japan

Animation Gold Award - Hong Kong Independent Film & Video Award (IFVA)

2005

“Tree as Company”

Animation Gold Award - Hong Kong Independent Film & Video Award (IFVA)

Jury Special Award - 4th Animation Academy Awards from Animation School of Beijing Film Academy