Xu An (1977–2017) graduated in 2001 from the Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University. He has been working as a TV animation director since 2004. He has been co-directing independent animation films with Xi Chen since 2007. Their films have been selected for competition sections at international festivals in Annecy, Stuttgart, Zagreb, Hiroshima, etc. Their work, The Winter Solstice, won the International Jury Prize at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival in 2010.
Films screened at Animafest