The Chinese Violin

The Chinese Violin

                                The Chinese Violin
| 8 min

In this animated short, a young girl and her father move from China to Canada, bringing only their Chinese violin along for the journey. As they face the challenge of starting fresh in a new place, the music of the violin connects them to the life they left behind and guides the girl towards a musical future.

Part of the Talespinners collection, which uses vibrant animation to bring popular children’s stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen.

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  • director
    Joe Chang
  • producer
    George Johnson
  • technical director
    Shelley McIntosh
  • animation
    Celest Brown
    Gintaras Zubrickas
    Joe Chang
  • composer
    Zhuo Rui-Shi
  • writer
    Madeleine Thien
  • sound supervisor
    Jamie Mahaffey
  • voice
    Lulu Li
  • research
    Gintaras Zubrickas
  • editor
    Shirley Claydon
    Ileana Pietrobruno
  • consultant
    Rubén Möller
  • re-recording mixer
    Mark Hensley
  • executive producer
    Svend-Erik Eriksen

  • lucysongsong

    it touches my heart deeply!

    lucysongsong, 16 Feb 2013