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Mel is an Independent Animation & Video Artist. At age 17 he was nominated for The British Young Designer of the year (2005). He graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London (2009) and won 1st prize in D&AD Student Awards. Mel continues to build on this visual vocabulary at School of Vi… Read More
Mel is an Independent Animation & Video Artist. At age 17 he was nominated for The British Young Designer of the year (2005). He graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London (2009) and won 1st prize in D&AD Student Awards. Mel continues to build on this visual vocabulary at School of Visual Arts (2015) and received Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for exceptional achievement in Computer Art. His film "iNTERFACE" has won Student Winner of Red Dot Award, Awards of Merit at IndieFEST FIlm Awards and continues to screen at many other international art and film festivals. He corporates in the music and fashion industry as a Creative Director. His works related to subjects of surrealism, phenomenology and identity as representation of reality that animation could facilitate a film-taking place within the mind. His website is melhsieh.com

AniMel is a upcoming Art & Moving Image Studio working with multiple discipline and mediums as a "Creative Team" who collaborate Independent Creators from different creative fields in New Cinema & Contemporary Art. Read Less
  • Animator
    Lillian Schwartz — New York, NY, USA
  • Art Direction, Graphic Designer
    Crossline — London, United Kingdom
  • Director, Animator
    Manda Works — Tokyo, Japan
  • VJ, Animator
    Cedric Elisabeth — Paris, France
  • Music Video Director
    Heard In Between — New York, NY, USA
  • VJ, Animator
    Legacy Taipei — Taipei, Taiwan
  • Art Director, Visual Artist
    VT Art Salon — Taipei, Taiwan
  • Director of Photography
    Chiehms — Taipei, Taiwan
  • Director of Photography
    Temporary A/D Studio — Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2D Animator
    Dancing Ink Animation Inc. — Taipei, Taiwan
  • Storyboard Artist
    Jackson Pat Studio — London, United Kingdom
  • Animator
    MTV UK — London, United Kingdom
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2016 / RedDot Awards / Film Art
2015 / International Independent Film Awards
2015 / Miniature Film Festival / (Director's Award)
2015 / GOA Short Film Festival / (Official Selected)
2010 / London Soho Rush Film Festival / (Official Selected)
2009 / D&AD Student Awards / (1st Prize Winner, Music Video Category)
200… Read More
2016 / RedDot Awards / Film Art
2015 / International Independent Film Awards
2015 / Miniature Film Festival / (Director's Award)
2015 / GOA Short Film Festival / (Official Selected)
2010 / London Soho Rush Film Festival / (Official Selected)
2009 / D&AD Student Awards / (1st Prize Winner, Music Video Category)
2009 / Adobe Design Achievement Awards / (Semi Finalist)
2008 / 48 Hour Film Competition, Smoke & Mirrors / (Shortlisted)
2008 / MTV Hits & MTV 2, MTV / (Shortlisted)
2005 / British Young Designer of Year / (Semi Finalist) Read Less
Artists such as Francis Bacon, Rene Margritte, Jan Svankmajer, Lillian Schwartz, Chris Cunningham, Jake and Dino Champman have influenced me massively, both visually and conceptually.
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