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A Short History of the Nightingale
A short animated history of the Nightingale. A bird many have heard of, but few have seen. Their numbers have seen a significant drop in recent years. Learn about how it’s beautiful song became famous around the world, how it was a prized possession in Victorian times and learn about the perils it faces during it’s migration between Europe and Africa.
My Journey Across the Ocean
A short animated film about crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a small sailboat and discovering that even where humans have not yet explored, trash usually finds a way of getting there first—even in the middle of the ocean.
Libangbang–The coming of the flying fish
The Yami people settled on the Orchid Island which is in the eastside of Taiwan. To the Yami people, flying fish is a food source as well as the origin of daily life and rituals. This story is about in the 17th century, a Dutch sailor, Massey, visited the Orchid Island and begin culture experience with Yami people. From the adventure journey, he know more about the culture, ceremonies, and the spirit of Yami tribe. It took 3 years to conduct historical research and investigation with many tribal elders for finish this film.
Puyuma is one of indigenous tribes in Taiwan. Basibas (Coming-of-age ceremony) is an activity training Puyuma juvenile courage, and it is also proof of the youths’ capacity in homeland defense. This story is about in the 17th century, a Dutch sailor, Massey, visited the Puyuma tribe in Taiwan for researching. From the adventure journey, he realizes more about the life, culture, architecture, ceremonies, and the spirit of Puyuma tribe. This short film is the first 3D animation dubbed in Puyuma language. It took 3 years to conduct historical research and investigation with many tribal elders for finish this film.
Pop… Pop… POP! (Animated Poem)
A Treal Toonz animated poem exploring the haunting fear of Police Brutality among untamed black people.