Hornet Signs Yukai Du for North American Representation

Hornet is pleased to announce the North American signing of Yukai Du, illustrator and animator from Guangzhou, China via London and Central Saint Martins. [Read more]

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Yukai Du: Carry Illinois “Electric Charm”

Interesting and unexpected pairing of exuberant palette and texture choices by UK illustrator/animator Yukai Du with the lo-fi indie-pop of “Electric Charm” by Austin quintet Carry Illinois. [Read more]

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Catch The Line and Yukai Du at See No Evil Mar. 28

The March 2017 See No Evil meet up features The Line & Yukai Du at Cafe 1001 91 Brick Lane, London. March 28th Doors Open 7.00pm Talk Starts 7.30pm As usual it’s FREE and there are great prizes to win courtesy of our friends at Stash Magazine. So get down to SNE where you can […] [Read more]

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Yukai Du for TED-ed: “Can Plants Talk To Each Other?”

London animator/illustrator Yukai Du‘s second TED-ed lesson is possibly the most lush and relaxing explainer video of all time. This four and half-minute animated film, written by UC Davis ecologist Richard Karban, demonstrates how plants communicate with each other especially when they’re under attack. [Read more]

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Three Animated Takes on Smartphone Zombies

The real-world smartphone zombie phenomenon is proving a deep and rich vein of comic-tragedy for animated filmmakers. Here’s a round up of three of the best we’ve seen over the last 12 months: “Life Smartphone” by Xie Chenglin, Stromae “Carmen” by Sylvain Chomet, and “Way Out” by Yukai Du. [Read more]

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Making History Less Torturous with Beautiful Motion

London-based animator/illustrator Yukai Du elevates a potentially banal TED-Ed lesson called “The Torturous History of the Treadmill” into a four-minute work of motion art with vigorous palette choices, unexpected framing and stripped down characters. [Read more]