Yuan Yuan Animation
Animation Studio


Yuan Yuan and the Hollow Monster
Short Film
Short Film


Yuan Yuan is a development and animation production studio, created by writer-director and award-winning filmmaker, Catherine Chen. We specialize in creating 2D animation, developing IP, writing, storyboarding, and pitch bibles. We happen to make small indie games as well. Do you have a project that needs animation? Contact us for a free quote.

Our mission is to help create stories driven by minorities, and create content that touch the heart of the world around us.

After winning the Best Animation for Kids award at NYC's Animation Block Party, Yuan Yuan and the Hollow Monster has been featured on Animation Magazine!

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Catherine Chen

CEO & Founder

Every project will have our director's handcrafted vision. As our creative producer, she manages every project.


Diego Yanez

Editor and Technician

Diego works as our Editor, Rigger, and technical expert.


Donghui Shi

Background Artist

Our watercolor and oil painter is available to give our a traditional atmospheric quality.

Aki Cao, composer

Aki Cao


Aki Cao composes the chapters of story-telling that are relatable, immersive, and appealing through her versatile exploration.

Emiliano Mazzenga, composer

Emiliano Mazzenga


Emiliano will create a custom-made musical world for every project, fusing his European sensibilities with knowledge and love for the Hollywood tradition.


Lets get in touch and talk about your next project. If we don't respond in 24 hours, feel free to email again.