- Chinese Animation have come long-way since the first Asian feature 3d animated cartoon film, Princess Iron Fan (1941) inspired from Journey to the West, made during the Japanese occupation. Hopes are high for "Thru the Moebius Strip," set for release in August. This first 3D animation film made in China could potentially jump-start the industry, writes Xu Wei ( from Shanghai Daily ) . Mobeius Strip is the first made-in-China full featured length three-dimensional animation film based film is based on an idea by legendary French graphic novelist and Hollywood veteran concept artist Giraud, who broke new ground in comics art in the 1970s with several sci-fi classics like "Star Wars," "Alien," "The Abyss" and "The Fifth Element." "Moebius" is also one of his pseudonyms. More than 400 domestic and international 3d/cg animation professionals were involved in the 3D CGI animation.
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