She is from China, now based in Tokyo, Japan. She received her Master's degree at the University of Southern California.
She primarily focus on Narrative Animation, inclined towards exploring the relationship between self and the world. She utilizes poetic storytelling to express the beauty and preciousness of nature and life.
2016-2019 Lecturer - Shanghai Theater Academy, China 2019-2021 Animation Director/Artist in Residence - Folimage, France 2022-2023 Lecturer - Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, China Festival Awards: -Young Audience Award ANNECY International Animation Film Festival, France
-Little Jury Award Savigny Animation Film Festival, Switzerland
-Best Short Animation ECFA (European Children's Film Association) Short Film Award
-Diploma for its peculiar animation Zero Plus International Film Festival, Russia
-Alcime Kids Award Alcine Festival, Madrid, Espagne
-Best In Show Award & Frame-by-Frame Award Florida Animation Festival, USA
-Special Mention Award Alcine Festival, Espagne
-Prix du public Festival Les Toiles Filantes, France
-Best Short Animation Castellaneta Film Fest, Italie
-Special Mention Award Reggio Film Festival – International Short Film Contest, Italie
-Prix du jury professionnel Festival jeune public Les Yeux Ouverts, Le Havre, France
-First Abloom Prize Abloom Film Festival, Oslo, Norvège
Festival Selections: Ottawa International Animation Festival Stuttgart Trickfilm International Animated Film Festival KROK International Animated Films Festival Hiroshima International Animation Festival Archives - 'Star of Student' Tokyo Anime Award CHILEMONOS International Animation Festival Children's Film Festival Seattle Anibar International Animation Festival ReAnimania International Animation Film Buchon International Animation Festival 100+ festival selections
Publication: <Kiko et Les Animaux> Yawen Zheng & Céline Claire / Bayard Press ISBN-13: 979-1036320378