Shen YI

After 4 years of fine arts study at the Fine Arts School Affiliated to China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Shen Yi took 4 more years to study live action and animation filmmaking at Beijing Film Academy. At the year of 2018, he graduated from Gobelins for the Master of Arts in Character Animation and Animated Filmmaking course. During the studies of Gobelins, his co-directed short film "Morning Coffee" in his 1st year of Masters received the prestigious Vimeo "Staff Pick". He was the art director and storyboard artist on BBC 2018 Winter Olympics campaign "The Fearless Are Here" during his summer internship at Nexus Studio, which won Titles & Graphic Identity from 72th BATFA. His co-directed graduation short film “Best Friend” won many awards including Best Student Film from 46th ANNIE AWARDS. Now he is preparing his next personal short film in Paris. At the same time, he works as a freelance art director & storyboard artist and has been teaching at Summer School for GOBELINS for 2 years.