RED EGG is sand animation consist of 1582 individual sand painting. The story is about ones life from start to the end, with the desire of chasing dream among every stages of life. It is about love, sadness, anxiety, sickness, religion... all about life is condensed into a 4 mins 45 second animation.

  • Hoi Chiu
  • Hoi Chiu
  • Ar Mao
  • Fong Fong
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 13, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Hong Kong
  • Country of Filming:
    Hong Kong
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • The Hong Kong ICT Awards 2016
    Hong Kong
    February 29, 2016
    Hong Kong Premiere
    Best Digital Entertainment Silver Award
Director Biography - Hoi Chiu

Hoi Chiu, renowned Hong Kong sand painting artist, his skills has been highly appreciated internationally. Hoi Chiu had created music MV for local singer Eason Chan and successfully made sand art popular in HK. He demonstrated his multi talent on puppets, paintings and stage performances with various movies, TV stations and publishing medias. He also helped HKSAR on the creation of Hong Kong promotion video in year 2014.

2015 Hoi Chiu further develop sand art into animation, his first sand animation “RED EGG” has won The Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICT Awards) 2016: Best Digital Entertainment Award (Animation & Visual Effects Stream) Silver Award, and Special Mention (Visual Effects)

HKSAR promotion video "Hong Kong Sandscapes" created by Hoi Chiu:
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Director Statement

RED EGG is my first film, the response of RED EGG give me courage to continue with sand animation. I am working towards a long sand animation film which can be seen in theater.