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Why Hong Kong Country: Hong Kong Lenght: 03’26’’ Director: João Seabra Producer: Copyright: Jump Willy Locations: Hong Kong PLAY Synopsis Director’s Bio Have you ever wondered why Hong Kong is called Asia World City? Exploring Hong Kong throughout an artistic imagination, you can see why over 10 distinct points, from the food, to the languages, or even to the economy. This fantasy world was carefully put together using an advanced mix of 3D and 2D animation techniques, and using a Hong Kong and Asian overall style. João Seabra is a young entrepreneur and creative talent. He is the founder and partner of Jump Willy (Portugal and Hong Kong), We Came from Mars, Uou, Criatividade Digital, and Idea Lab Diogo Vasconcelos. He won various international and national awards, in film directing, animation, and entrepreneurism, such as the “Young Creative Talent” award by the European Union or the Silver Dolphin at Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards. He started at 23 years old as a University teacher, where he also open the first training center in Portugal certified by Autodesk, Apple, and Avid, and was part of the small team that created the first Portuguese Master of Computer Animation where he taught the final project class. In the last 6 years he’s been more focused in creating and managing creative digital startup companies. Apart from his professional path, he works and collaborates in two social volunteering children institutions for the last 12 years, and in one he has been for 5 years in the national board of directors. He’s passionate for traveling and extreme backpacking for remote and isolate countries. “After a year of winning great international awards with our first ever animated tourism film, we were very happy to win at Art&Tur, the only tourism film festival we applied. It was also a personal honour to w A՝Օ͔ѥم͕A՝Օ͔)ݹ!-今t+qQɥʹɥѕѥم́ɔ)ѡ䁽́ѡЁ́ɕѱ䁽ѡ́ɽȁՕ̰չхѡѡ́յ)ɔȁ́ѕЁͅ)ѡЁѡѕՔt))MɄ((((0