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Cyrus Saidi (CTM)

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Cheyenne Shannon

Curry Sicong Tian is a US-China based multidisciplinary visual artist, whose talent ranges across Director, concept/digital artist, 3d mographer, and fashion photographer, not in a segregated way but artfully blending the vastly different mediums into a seamless harmony of leading edge expression. 

In 2020, Curry won a Student Academy Award Best Experimental for her short film SIMULACRA. and in such ashort span of time , she brought her distinguished visual storytelling into the industry, directing masterfulcommercial works for clients such as Mercedes Benz, Apple BEATS, Canon, Chanel and L'oreal and archiving bigcommercial success globally. The 88rising's “Head in the Clouds Forever'' Coachella Visual Show she directedmarks the first label-curated set ever to hit the Coachella Festival’s main stage in 2022; The Mercedes BenzCommercial launched on CCTV series in China during the Tokyo Olympic Summer Games in 2021.

As a visual artist and film director, she has exhibited in numerous BAFTA Qualifying film festivals and art galleriessuch as Rhode Island International Film Festival, HollyShorts Film Festival, Norwich Film Festival, PÖFF Shorts,Montana Film Festival, MIZAJI Gallery, and etc. Her works have been exhibited as part of the Getty MuseumUnshuttered project, shown in the Immersive Projection Exhibit on June 20, 2018, during the Getty UnshutteredLive 2019. Her narrative short film Esia, Hlin, and Darling Blue was awarded the Best ShortHorizon-Award in CineCina Film Festival in 2020.

She has been invited to sit on the jury panel for the most prestigious awards (e.g. Motion Design Award, IndigoDesign Award, MAXON 3D) in the field of visual art. She is also the first Asian female to lead the voice atMotionPlusDesign Conference (Both Los Angeles and Tokyo) in 2018 and 2019, which has more than 2000in-person attendees and live streams globally. Curry has also been lecturing at SVA, Parsons Institute, MAXON andThe Hongkong University of Science and Technology. She also started teaching as a visiting professor at CentralAcademy of Fine Arts in 2022.

Born and raised in China, Curry’s mission is to bridge the gap between eastern and western cultures through video art and film all led by the art of story. She is currently working as a research scholar at Harvard FAS CAMlab, focusing on digital media cognitive study, humanistic research, and creative sensorial media practice.

Cyrus Saidi (CTM)

Music Video Representation:

LARK Creative-Vanessa Ostovich


MotionPlusDesign-Speaker 2022 Los Angeles

Student Academy Awards 2020- Best Experimental

HollyShorts Film Festival 2022 - BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT

New Wave Short Film Festival 2020- BEST EXPERIMENTAL


CineCina Film Festival 2020- Project Horizon-Award Winner

RAGFF Venezia
2021-RAGFF Venezia Short Films, Music Visuals, Experimentals, Short Documentary

Norwich Film Festival 2020

Video Art and Experimental Film Festival 2020

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival 2020

HollyShorts Film Festival 2020

Liverpool Film Festival 2020

Montana Film Festival 2020

MIZAJI Gallery 2022

MotionPlusDesign-Speaker 2019 TOKYO

PÖFF Shorts (Black Nights Film Festival)

ADAF ONLINE 2020 | 16th Athens Digital Arts Festival | VIDEO ART

NohidingProject - Resident Artist

Fastnet Film Festival - Selected

Catalyst Film Festival - Selected

FEEDBACK Female Film Festival (FFFF) - Selected

Los Angeles CineFest - Semi-Finalist

The Larry Auerbach Foundation for Finishing Funds(2020)

ASIFA-Hollywood's Animation Educators Forum 2019 Scholarship

International Animation Art Exhibition (IAE) -Yinyang (2019)

The MPI Media Exhibition-Samsara(2019)

Chinese Scholarship Council scholar

WorldStar Student Competition Award

Shenzhen Graphic Design Association


Lord Jones Sunday Bath Sessions with Flying Lotus-2021

X8_"animus x anima”-2021

Automatiste-fashion Experimental 2021


ELEME-LANTOS-Branding -2017

THE BOY-A Liangbo Documentary


Harvard CAMLab - Research Scholar
09/2021- Designer
04/2019 - 09/2019 Designer
08/2019 - Present

Framestore-Freelance Motion Designer

Imaginary Forces-Freelance Motion Designer

20 Century Fox Studio Innovation Lab-3d Generalist Intern

Shapes and Forms LA-Motion graphic designer

Getty Unshuttered- Visual Project for GETTY MUSEUM-Motion graphic Designer, 3d Artist

Act with Courage (TV Commercial for BWMx1) - Motion graphic-Designer and Assistant Director

Modernsky Entertainment Company- Cinematographer, MV director,Motion graphic designer
03/2017 - 07/2017

Outlook Magazine- Photographer, Graphic Designer and Social Media Editor
01/2016 - 09/2016

Beijing Iliangcang Culture Communication Co., Ltd.- Art Director, Assistant Director and Designer
01/2016 – 08/2016

GUI_STUDIO- Founder and Art Director
2014 - present

Think3 Group- Graphic Designer
01/2015 - 04/2015


MotionPlusDesign-Best Motion Artist Conference

Life & Work with Curry Sicong Tian - Voyage LA Magazine

LI TANG- Which World Is Truly Real, Curry Tian

Motion Plus Design -Tokyo 

Film School Standouts: The 2020 Student Academy Award

Dropbox x Motion Plus Design

Inside the futuristic alternate realms of Curry Tian


Social Decompression-SIMULACRA

“SIMULACRA,” 2020 Student Academy Award Winner, Alternative/Experimental Category

Ecstatic Static-SIMULACRA


University of Southern Califonia
MFA. Animation & Digital Art 08/2017-

Tsinghua University
B.A. in Visual Art and Communication
Dual Degree in Journalism and Communication

Exchange Program in City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong 2015-2016
Area of Concentration: Creative Media

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