According to a myth, there is a kind of bird that sings only once in its life. It spends its whole life searching for a thorn tree just to complete a great song.
Director’s StatementThe Thorn Bird is an experimental short film in rock colour style. It absorbs nutrients from traditional Chinese patterns and Dunhuang art. The creation of the film innovatively combines ancient methods with modern technology.
Festivals & Awards
Berlin Short Film Festival - “China New Talents” Special Screening Section
KUKI Short Film Festival - CCAERM Unit
The 20th Beijing Film Academy Animation Academy Award - “Best Sound Effect Award”