Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Shengluo Zhang has held various roles, including director, producer, and VFX artist in award-winning short films and TV series internationally.  

She is now an MFA candidate in Animation & Digital Arts at the University of Southern California. 

Breaking the boundaries of the medium, Shengluo creates visual content involving animation, live-action, visual effects, VR, etc.​

 

Her short film “Have a Good Night” was Asian Premiered at Bucheon International Animation Festival (Oscar Qualifying) and selected by Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival (Oscar Qualifying)Her films are supported by FOX Fellowship Endowment Fund.

Shengluo also produces animations and supervises VFX extensively. The short animations she produced at USC have been officially selected by Rhode Island International Film Festival (Oscar & BAFTA Qualifying), ​LA Femme International Film Festival, etc. The 2 Fashion films she created VFX for were both selected by the Council of Fashion Designers of AmericaShe also worked as a PA in Wong Kar-Wai's latest TV series, Blossoms.

Before moving to Los Angeles, Shengluo lived in New York City and Italy for a few years.

PRODUCING

Production Assistant                                                                                                                                         Jun. - Aug. 2021 

Blossoms by Wong Kar-Wai《繁花》王家卫 执导                                                                          TV Series (In production)

  • Responsible for the physical production handover of 2 production design departments

  • Organize and make a list of all the assets and setting props of the production design department

Producer

Mr. Catman Bing Me a Dream by Giulia Pan                                                                                 2D Animation short   2022

  • Rhode Island International Film Festival (Oscar & BAFTA Qualifying), 2022 - SEMI-FINALIST

Producer

Biu Biu by Clara Yun-cheng Chou                                                                                                  3D Animation short   2022

  • Animart Festival, 2022 - Official Selection

Producer

Restless Is the Night by Xiaoxue Meng & Yuehan Tan                                                                2D Animation short   2022

  • Animation Block Party, 2022 - ​Official Selection

  • LA Femme International Film Festival, 2022 - ​Official Selection

DIRECTING

Have a Good Night                          4min                                        Narrative Animation & Live-action hybrid Short   2022

​Writer, Director, Producer, Animator, Composite Artist

  • Sardinia Film Festival, 2022 - International Panorama section, World Premiere
  • Bucheon International Animation Festival (Oscar Qualifying), 2022 - Official Selection, Asian Premiere

  • Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival (Oscar Qualifying), 2022 - Official Selection, East Coast Premiere

  • Paris Shorts Film Awards, 2022 - Best Animation Short Award Winner

  • Student World Impact Film Festival, 2022 - Nominee

  • Tryon International Film Festival, 2022 - Official Selection

  • Shanghai International Short Week, 2022 - Official Selection