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Watch: The Founder of “China’s Pixar” Reveals his Animation Truths


Alongside China’s continued rise on the world’s economic stage, homegrown brands, cultural output and consumer goods are looked upon more favorably than ever.

Yu Zhou, co-founder of Beijing’s Light Chaser Animation Studios, joined RADII at 2050 earlier this year to speak to this phenomenon through the lens of China’s fast-growing animation sector, where a newfound sense of creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation are revealing how the “Made in China” tag has become cool.

For more on Yu Zhou and Light Chaser Animation Studios, see our feature here:

The Four-Year-Old Chinese Animation Studio That’s Putting Out Films on the Scale of Pixar

For more from RADII’s FUTURE OF X series at 2050, see the full set of videos here:

FUTURE OF X at 2050: Video Highlights

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