©Li Jie

13th Animation Division Jury Selections

Coal Story

Animated short film [Japan]

LI Jie


This film depicts a story about how people began to rely on coal since history, yet it is eventually destroyed by the pollution that it causes. The film production is made by carbon pencils and drawn in a sketch style. We took one screen, without cut, to show the entire story. It was very hard for us to make it, but we did it finally and we achieved the perfect visual effect that we wanted.