School of Art of XTU Awarded “Outstanding College Short Subject-animated Cartoon” by SARFT
Recently, the State Administration of Radio Film and Television (SARFT) released the assessment results of “2012 children’s boutique and China animation development special fund projects”. Four organizations from Hunan made the list. Lotus on Water, the short subject-animated cartoon created by Art of School of Xiangtan University, (http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTY3ODUzNTk2.html), won the third prize of outstanding college short subject-animated cartoon. As the only institution of higher learning in Hunan, our school shared the honor with Beijing Film Academy, Communication University of China, National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, China Academy of Art and Zhejiang University.
To implement the spirit of Some Opinions of the CPC Central Committee and State Council on Further Strengthening and Improving the Ideological and Moral Construction of Minors and Several Opinions of the Ministry of Culture on Supporting Development of Animation Industry in China, the State Administration of Radio Film and Television, with the financial aid of the Ministry of Finance, initiates “Children’s boutique and China animation development special fund projects” to encourage and support creation, production and broadcast of children radio and TV programs and domestic original animation works. After evaluation of provincial radio and television administrative departments, preliminary examination of relevant department of SARFT, and final review of the evaluation committee of SARFT, the projects on the list were determined and publicized on the website of SARFT. 190 projects of six categories were awarded, with the prize money totaling 17.65 million yuan.
(Source: School of Art)