The Star Fishing Boy

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Animated film from United States, 12 minutes

Screens Saturday, February 28, 2015
Screening Block 3, 5pm-8pm

Directed by Chuanshu Shi

This story is about a boy who falls to Earth from the clouds and encounters situations that spark his empathy and compassion, but also puts him at risk of not being able to return to his home in the sky.

About the Director

Chuanshu Shi is a award winning animator who came from China to the US to get her MFA degree in computer animation at the Rochester Institute of Technology in NY. During her 4 years of study, she has gained vast experience in fine art, illustration, animation and related areas. She likes the way animation communicates with audiences and the unique way of storytelling.


2014 MY HERO International Short Film Festival – 1st place in Animation College Category


About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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