Yu Sun is an animator, animation filmmaker and animated AR experience creator from China， based in China and UK. Before she started to study animation(ma) at London College of Communication(Ual), she worked as a senior concept artist in game and animation industry for three years and studied Display design in her ba.
She is keen to explore the various possibility of animation in mixed media and how can we tell and understand others' experiences through animation. Also, she firmly believes that simplification creates more imagination. From hand embroidery to Augmented Reality, she keeps pushing boundaries to shape her unique visual language and storytelling skills. Her ma graduation film Stay wins The Norman McLaren awards for British Short Animation at the 75th Edinburgh International Film Festival(2022) and Best Innovation Award at Animation Academy Awards of Beijing Film Academy(2022). She has been researching for her next short film.
For work: She does commissioned animations(explanation videos, music videos, animation sequences for films, animated logos, etc.) and AR artworks(animated Instagram filters, animated AR experiences, etc. ). Her recent client is Ashmolean museum and she has worked for projects funded by Barbican centre and British council. She also gives lessons at Lcc as a visiting practitioner. Details are included in CV below. Open for work and collaborations!
Her hands, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Dragon Frame, TVPaint, Procreate, Blender, Storyboard Pro, Spark AR, Adobe Areo, In design
Hand-drawn, stop motion