Paper Cut Animation Chinese New Year

The paper cut animation Chinese New Year, based on the story of “Nian”(Year Monstern), presents the cultural background of the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year), that is, ringing in a new year, showing gratitude with blessings, harmonious family reunion, and looking forward to the future. It expresses the common ideals, wishes, and visions of humanity. With the paper cut works of national-level intangible heritage inheritor Fu Zhao-e as the source of inspiration, the short film integrates paper cut into two-dimensional animation with innovative means to showcase the rich cultural and folk charms of the Spring Festival.