About

Simo Liu, an animated film artist, illustrator and designer. Originally came from China, Simo studied animation and digital arts from University of Southern California as well as motion graphics from California Institute of the Arts. Simo's works combine various styles, techniques and aesthetics with sounds and music to show art pieces interesting and meaningful.


Awards

2018 BEST ANIMATION Los Angeles Film Award, USA

2018 BEST EXPERIMENTAL Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Award, USA

2018 Best Motion Graphics Los Angeles Animation Festival, USA

2018 BEST ANIMATION Nevada International Film Festival, USA

2018 AWARD WINNER of BEST ANIMATION Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, India

2018 BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM European Cinematography Award, Netherlands

2018 BEST ONE MINUTES FILM European Cinematography Award,Netherlands

2018 BEST MICROFILM TOP SHORTS,USA

2018 BEST MICROFILM Festigious, USA

2018 BEST EXPERIMENTAL Chicago Amarcord Arthouse Television Awards, USA

2018 BEST MICROSHORT Paris Independent Film Festival, France

2018 Best Animation Idea Independent Talents International Film Festival

2018 BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM The South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile

2018 BEST ANIMATION SHORT STUDENT AWARD London Independent Film Awards, UK

2018 BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM FIVE CONTINENTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Venezuela


2018 RUNNER-UP Creative Quarterly 54, ADVERTISING: STUDENT, USA


2018 HONORABLE MENTION (Animation) Oniros Film Festival,Italy

2018 HONORABLE MENTION (Animation) TOP SHORTS,USA

2018 HONORABLE MENTION (Animation) Festigious, USA

2018 NOMINEES OF BEST ANIMATION Prisma Independent Film Awards

2018 NOMINEES of BEST ANIMATION Feel The Reel International Film Festival, UK

2018 FINALIST Bengals International, India

2018 FINALIST Animation:Illustration Festival, USA

2013 SEMIFINALIST, Adobe Design Achievement, USA

2010 OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT in Shenyang, CHINA

2008 SILVER AWARD China National Youth Circle of Arts Competition, CHINA

2008 GOLD AWARD Dalian City Youth Circle of Arts Competition, CHINA

2000 THE THIRD PRIZE, China National Fine Arts, Calligraphy and Photography Competition, CHINA



Exhibition/ Performance

2019 Creative Quarterly 54 online gallery

2018 COW 2018 ILLUSTRATION BIENNALE, 16-30 November, 2018 , Dnipro Central City Library, Ukraine

2018 LA Comic Com

2018 Calarts Pop-Up Show

2018 Calarts Graphic Design Program Show

2018 Calarts Wolrd Music Festival

2018 World Music Amazing Blitar Los Angeles Concert

2015 Minion Film Premiere

2013 USC Rhythms+Visions/Expanded+Live II


ArticleS/Publishtion

2018 Universal Movies

2018 Occhi Magazine

MINION WATCH

2014 USA TODAY

2014 TIME

2014 SLASH GEAR


2014 TBS DVD Cat Chat 

2010 China National Fine Arts ( Century Collector’ Edition) by The publication of Open University of China


Experience

2013-2016 Animator, Illustrator, Motion Designer Illumination Entertainment

2013 Animator, Illustrator, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Japan


Let's Say Hi!

simoliu.design@gmail.com