Last Dance 别舞 • Thesis Film

Last Dance “别舞” is an experimental motion visualization film of character choreography performance integrated with motion capture. The film combines the symbolism of Peking Opera with modern surrealism to reveal the rhythm, narrative, and culture of this traditional Chinese performing arts.

Awards & Festivals:

• Winner: Best Experimental Film – Miami Short Film Festival, USA
• Nomination: Best Alternative Film – 44th Student Academy Awards, USA
• Semifinalist – Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2017, USA
• Official Selection – Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, Germany
• Official Selection – Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (Academy Qualifying), USA
• Official Selection – Richmond International Film Festival, USA
• Official Selection – Newport Beach Film Festival, USA
• Official Selection – 13th Athens ANIMFEST, Greece
• Official Selection – USC First Look Film Festival 2018, USA
• Official Selection – First Frame Animation Showcase 2018, USA
• Screening – Kimbell Art Museum’s Art Extravaganza, USA

  • Role Director, Designer
  • Type Short Film

Performance Concept

Gesture concept in motion