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Falling Star
Director: Chan Chun-wa George

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Production Country Hong Kong
Production Year 2013
Duration 11’ 45”
Colour Colour
Language In Englishwith Chinese & English subtitles
Genre Animation
Shooting Format HD
Synopsis FALLING STAR is an 11 minutes 2D animation short. The story is about following your dream instead of sheepishly fulfilling the wishes of others. In this animation, we create a fantasy world with Star culture and civilization, to tell the story of self-actualization of a dreamer. Far above the Earth, there is a secret land called STAR TOWN. People there dream of becoming stars by themselves. However, Angus, who's fascinated by Earth, wants to take a journey to the planet down below. The story is about how Angus overcomes the challenge of popular expectations and fulfills his dream
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Remarks shared after Festival visit


“I appreciate very much the Hong Kong Arts Centre to provide us with this opportunity to go to this event, although time is rush and we have little time for preparation. The unexpected thing comes out becomes the most unforgettable thing in the journey. Secondly, I do enjoy sharing experience with the local people and creators all over the world. The cultural difference among us inspires us to get more great idea in digital content design. When you realize that there are dozens of buddy around the world, dedicating their lives in digital entertainment with similar goal, it is nothing but the most treasurable impression in the trip. In conclusion, the trip is unforgettable. What can be more exciting to step on the land of strangers, start your adventure and show your work to the people? If you have such a good chance in the coming day, just try your best to catch it.”

— Shared by Chan Chun-wa George, director of Falling Star, after attending 21st Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival in Italy, under the sponsorship of NAE.

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