Katy Wang – Contact (2018)


Stranded on a distant planet, a lonely astronaut sends out a signal in search of human contact. Contact is Katy Wang’s graduation film from Kingston University, animated in Photoshop with the Animator’s Toolbar Pro.


Directed, designed, animated by Katy Wang
Sound and Music by Ambrose Yu
Written by Gabriel de Bruin (Gabriel Greenough) and Katy Wang
Co-produced and assistant direction by Gabriel de Bruin (Gabriel Greenough)
Design assistance by Jade Evans
Made at Kingston University/Kingston School of Art 2017

Festival selections/awards:

Womanimation, USA, 2017
Animation Block Party, Brooklyn, 2017
Klik Amsterdam Animation Festival, 2017
OFFLine Film Festival, Ireland, 2017
St. Louis International Film Festival, USA, 2017
Flickers’ VORTEX Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Film Festival, USA, 2017
Cardiff International Film Festival, UK, 2017
Milano Film festival, Italy, 2017
Crystal Palace International Film Festival, London, UK, 2017
Manchester Animation Festival, UK, 2017
Underwire Festival, London, UK, 2017
Animae Caribe, Trinidad and Tobago, 2017
Animage, Brazil, 2017
Two Short Nights Film Festival, Exeter, UK, 2017
London International Animation Festival, 2017
Motion Awards: Best Student Group Project, 2017
Insomnia International Animation Film Festival, 2018
Silhouette Film Festival 2018



One thought on “Katy Wang – Contact (2018)

  1. Rombout Versluijs says:

    That was beautiful to watch! i love the style and how it shows the anxiety of the unknown. Must have taken tons of much work the produce this. Its pretty long!

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