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Updated: 2014-06-27 07:10
By Wang Ying (Shanghai Star)
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As a Chinese animation creation, watercolor animation began in 1960. The signature watercolor animation was Where Is Mother?
Paper cuts animation
This unique film form applied paper cut skills in its production and design process. It is derived from Chinese traditional folk arts of shadow play and paper cuts.
The most popular paper cut animation TV series was Calabash Brothers, produced in 1986. It is about seven magical brothers who come from seven different colored calabashes. The series was edited into a feature film in 2008.
The 14-episode animated puppet series Avanti was created from 1979 to 1989. The story was adapted from Uygur folk legend Avanti.