OIAF Reveals 2024 Version Poster by Lei Lei

The Ottawa Worldwide Animation Pageant (OIAF) shared its 2024 poster, an ode to the wild artistic means of an animator, designed by Chinese language experimental animator Lei Lei. Annually’s poster, created by a distinct animator, is a novel piece reflecting the artist’s fashion and craft.

OIAF 2024 runs September 25-29. Go to the occasion website for extra info.

“After I was a child, I liked taking part in video video games,” mentioned Lei Lei. “I bear in mind the Nintendo video games of the Nineties, particularly two extremely popular video games: Donkey Kong and Snow Bros. On the poster for the 2024 Ottawa Worldwide Animation Pageant, the owl standing on the high of the poster replaces Donkey Kong. A younger woman (probably a filmmaker) should journey throughout town to catch the owl, having many superb experiences alongside the way in which. The cinema theatre would be the finish of her journey, so sit on a cushty sofa and look forward to the present.”

Lei Lei explores the mediums of video artwork, portray, set up, and music. He obtained his grasp’s diploma in animation from Tsinghua College in 2009. In 2010, his brief movie That is LOVE was screened on the OIAF and gained the award for Finest Narrative Quick.

“Lei Lei has a longstanding reference to the OIAF — we have been among the many first festivals to acknowledge his totally authentic physique of labor,” commented OIAF creative director Chris Robinson. “Since then, Lei Lei has develop into a pageant favourite, not only for his electrical and upbeat movies, however for his impromptu rap performances in the course of the OIAF award ceremonies. At this time, his movies stay as distinctive and in style as ever with OIAF audiences.”

“This 12 months, we introduced Lei Lei on board because the poster and sign movie creator,” added Robinson. “We’re ecstatic along with his art work, which shows the participating and playful fashion we’ve come to like from this astonishing Chinese language artist.”

Lei Lei’s OIAF design joins the works of previous artists Matthew Rankin (2023), Angela Stempel and Amanda Bonaiuto (2021), Koji Yamamura (2012), Gary Panter (2005), and Dave Cooper (2001), amongst others.

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