Siqi Song

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Siqi Song
Born1989 (age 33–34)
Occupation(s)Director and animator
Years active2006-current

Siqi Song (born 1989, 宋思琪) is a Chinese director and animator.

In January 2020 she received an Oscar nomination in the category Best Animated Short Film for her student short film Sister.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Song graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2013 and from the California Institute of the Arts in 2016 with a Master in Experimental Animation.[2]

She is based in Los Angeles.[3]


Her animated films have been selected in many festivals and awards ceremonies worldwide including Sundance,[4] SXSW[5] and BAFTA.[6]

Her most recent animated short, Sister, was nominated at the 2018 Annie Awards.[7]

In January 2020, Sister was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.[1]


  • Encounter (2012) - writer, director (short film)
  • Food (2014) - writer, director (documentary short film)
  • Sister (2018) - writer, director (short film)
  • The Coin (2019) - writer, director (short film)


  1. ^ a b "Oscar Nominations 2020: The Complete List". Variety. 2020-01-13. Retrieved 2020-01-16.
  2. ^ "CalArtians Shortlisted for 92nd Oscars". 24700. 18 December 2019. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  3. ^ "SISTER: An Intimate Stop-Motion Short About a Family During China's One-Child Policy". Colossal. 2019-11-25. Retrieved 2020-01-16.
  4. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (2018-12-04). "15 Animated Shorts Make Sundance Film Fest Cut". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  5. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (2019-02-06). "SXSW Film Festival Sets 'Pet Sematary' As Closing Night Film, Unveils Slate Of Midnighters, Shorts, And More". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  6. ^ Wolfe, Jennifer (2019-12-04). "A Wide World of Animated Shorts". Variety. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  7. ^ "Annie Awards: 'Incredibles 2,' 'Ralph' Lead Feature Nominees; 'Mary Poppins Returns' Also Nominated". The Hollywood Reporter. 3 December 2018. Retrieved 2020-01-08.

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