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Directed by Ao Li

Short Narrative
USA | 6 minutes | 2015

Olilo is a 2D animation that tells the story of an introverted girl held captive by her own semi-transparent personal space. Created through a combination of traditional frame-by-frame and digital drawing as well as key frame animation, the film focuses on love and its capacity to transform all things.

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Ao Li is a concept and storyboard designer from China, based in New York. She received her BFA degree in computer animation from Beijing Film Academy, and she obtained her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in Computer Art, concentrating in motion graphics and 3-D animation. She has worked as a freelance illustrator, concept designer and animator on numerous projects. One of her collaborative animation shorts won the Sir Richard Taylor Award (Best Technique Application). She is a pictureholic and loves to collect and categorize beautiful things

Olilo Poster

Film Information

Director: Ao Li
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 6 minutes


Writer: Ao Li
Composer:  Nancy Li

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