SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019

FOODIVERSE

China
2018, 87 mins
Production: The Gate Studio
Language: English
Format: DCP

Scriptwriter: Xiang Hua, Zhou YouYou, Liang Shuang Yi, Xuan Zhang Lu
Director: Chen Liaoyu
DoP: Wang Bo Xue
Composer: Ishida Katsunori
Producer: Chang Hongsong, Cui Wei
Editor: Zhang WeiLi
Cast: Liu Sitong, Zhang Xuer, Sun Shuyue

Synopsis

Grab your space helmet and blast off into a fantastical adventure set in a distant galaxy made entirely of food: the FOODIVERSE! When a maniacal super villain sets out to dominate the foodiverse, our heroes Miss Penny, a little dumpling, and her bestie Mr Podge, a tubby pork bun, are bound to embark on an intergalactic mission to save the homes they hold so dear.

Director’s biography

Chen Liaoyu was born in 1971 in Yueqing, Wenzhou (China). Chen Liaoyu graduated from the High School Attached to the China Academy of Art in 1990. In 1994, he graduated from the Animation Department of the Beijing Film Academy.

Now he works as the Vice President of China Animation Research Institute and an associate professor of the School of Animation of the Beijing Film Academy. Foodiverse is his feature directorial debut.

Director’s Filmography

2018 Foodiverse