Tacit Blue(2021)

Tacit Blue is an original Sci-fi action 90 minutes feature animation and animated series for young audiences, with 13 episodes in the first season, 22 minutes each.

The story takes place in a future City of Sin in a galaxy, where most citizens have accepted a high level of body modification "cyborgs" to adapt the changes in daily life led by the development of science and technology, however, unclear weaponization of cyborgs and unknown riots threaten public security severely, which is suspected to be related with the Illum, an organization that has mastered the human body modification technology and is growing stronger day by day. To eliminate Illum and other criminal gangs, the Criminal Intelligence Section "CIS" establishes Tacit Blue as a mysterious force. Carl, the leader of Tacit Blue, fights against Illum with toil and blood, in order to unveil the conspiracy behind the weaponization of cyborgs and maintain regional security. When carrying out missions, every team member of Tacit Blue keeps tracking back their own past step by step and learning to face their dilemmas continually.

The work adopts the newly developed animation technology process of NPR, striving to achieve a nostalgic animation style. Meanwhile, out team cooperates with the most influential Chinese singers, talented voice performance artists and top music team to take the audience into a story full of laughter, tears and priceless warmth in a City of Sin.

This series is produced by Escape Velocity Animation Studio, Wenkai Duan as the director. The pilot will be released in the summer of 2019, and the first season will be officially launched in the second half of 2020.


1.Shortlisted In The 27th Anima Mundi,International Animation Festival of Brazil

2.The Best animation in May and shortlisted in the semifinalist,Gold Movie Awards,2019

3.Shortlisted in the Around International Film Festival // Berlin Official Awards; Won the monthly Around International Prize,2019

4.Won the Award of Merit Special Mention, Asian in Best Shorts,2019

5.Shortlisted in LA Shorts Film Festival,2019

6.Nomination of Best Animation Short Finalist,Rome Independent Prisma Awards,2019

7.Shortlisted The Best Animation Short Finalist ,Animaze - The Montreal International Animation Film Festival Short Competition,2019

8.Won the Award of Best Animation,Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood,2019

9.Shortlisted TOP 3 Of Animation Competition,Saturnia Film Festival,2019

10.Shortlisted The Animation Films,Beyond Earth Film Festival,2019

11.Finalist in Animation Short (May), Monthly SHORT to the Point ISFF awards 2019

12.Won the Best Animation award(Summer),Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood 2019

13.Official Selection, Animation Short Films,Ravenheart International Film Festival 2019

14.Selected in Animation Official Competition, SciFi Film Festival 2019

15.Selected in Animation Competition Showcase,Cinefantasy-International Fantastic Film Festival 2019

16.Nominated for Best Animation,11th World Music& Independent Film Festival 2019

17.Selected in Animation Category,Canberra Short Film Festival,2019

18.Selected in Animated category,in the 35th Annual Boston Film Festival

19.Selected in the "YESTERDAY WILL BE TOMORROW" programme,14th Animest Bucharest International Animation Film Festival

20.Selected in Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Film Festival(the annual October genre sidebar of the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival ),2019

21.Semi-Finalist, FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia,2019

22.Nominated for Best Animation, Napoli - CortiSonanti International Short Film Festival,2019

23.Selected in Best short animation, Cyber Sousa Award, Xiamen International Animation Festival,2019

24.Selected in Best Animation Short Film,Barcelona Planet Film Festival,2019

25.Selected in International Animation,Festival Internacional de Cine de Lebu,2020

26.Selected in Short animation,The 15th Athens Animfest

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