Tell Chinese stories to the world with top-tier original animation.
Escape Velocity Animation Studio was founded in 2016. It consists of more than 50 top artists in animation screenwriting, directing, storyboarding and designing. Their works have won more than 100 awards and entried in dozens of important animation festivals at home and abroad including Tokyo International Animation Fair, Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France Roanne Animation Short Film Festival, FICCI BAF awards and China International Cartoon & Animation Festival, etc. Dr. Lei Wang, the Chief Creative Officer and General Manager of Escape Velocity Animation Studio is an animation veteran with many years of experience in the art and education of animation. Under his leadership, the creativity of Escape Velocity is exceedingly outstanding in Chinese animation industry with their unique combination of highly skilled young animators.
Escape Velocity Animation Studio is dedicated to tell Chinese stories to the world with top-tier original animation project, focusing on developing, screenwriting, directing, design, art direction, storyboarding and animation production. Its works are operated and distributed by Beijing Jetavana Entertainment Co., Ltd. Escape Velocity Animation Studio is also a new brand in the animation industry incubated by Jetavana Entertainment on the basis of successfully operating a number of cross-domain business sectors. Jetavana Entertainment, which is an entertainment corporation, specialized in film making, actor managing and incubation was founded by the famous Chinese film producer Ms. Ivy Zhong in 2015.
The joint fleet of Escape Velocity and Jetavana Entertainment has accumulated rich experience in the international media industry. Its original animation projects not only aim at the local, but also at the international market. The team has many successful projects in the field of new media, especially in the field of interactive drama and super-dimensional drama, which provides a strong guarantee for the derivative content market of original animation. With the existing reticular cultural layout, Escape Velocity will break through the traditional concept of "cartoon" while focus on the original, especially in the field of children's animation to create a three-dimensional brand of children's content integrated with performance, interactive entertainment and education.
The name of the studio comes from the astronomical term Escape Velocity, which is the minimum speed required for an object to escape the gravity of the Earth. Artists of Escape Velocity hope to constantly challenge themselves, to break through the "gravity" in the field of animation creation, and to create high-quality domestic animation works that can compete with international counterparts.
2019/05 Spirit of the Drowning Girls Shorlisted in the Festigious Los Angeles Monthly Film Competition and won the Monthly Best Fantasy Film Prize
2017/09/21 Kim and Jim’s Wormhole was crowned the Top Ten in the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s Pitch This!
2017/11/16 Kim and Jim’s Wormhole captured the top five of the Asian Television Forum (ATF) Animation Competition
2018/01/24 Jetavana Entertainment Escape Velocity 2018 children’s animation press conference
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