《百鸟朝凤》 Birds Paying Homage to the Phoenix
《百鸟朝凤》新时代对于具有中国传统文化特色动画片的一次探索与突破。该片以中国经典民间神话传说“百鸟朝凤”为创作蓝本，用水墨绘制的写意手法，将中华传统文化与当代儿童审美需求完美融合，以生动有趣的故事情节、富有民族特色的美术设计，展现凤凰身上所承载的中国人民勤劳、勇敢和智慧的民族精神，向广大少年儿童传递正确的价值导向，弘扬社会主义核心价值观。 本片选取了其中七彩羽衣的段落进行提炼和改编，把凤凰的成长与拯救家园相结合，使其善良的品质和成长的轨迹更加清晰，形成了这个关于拯救家园、心灵成长的故事。森林发生大旱，凤凰为了拯救梧桐古树和鸟儿们，去遥远的天羽之城寻找七彩羽衣，最终返回家园化解灾难。四方鸟儿都来向凤凰祝贺，鸟儿们随着凤凰在空中翩翩起舞，一幅“百鸟朝凤”的美丽胜景呈现在观众面前。 Birds Paying Homage to the Phoenix is an exploration and break-through made by CCTV Animation Group in the new era in the field of animated series which features Chinese Traditional Culture. The series adopts the classic Chinese mythological folktale - “Birds Paying Homage to the Phoenix” as its source of inspiration and freehand brushwork of Chinese ink painting as its production style to perfectly combine the Chinese Traditional Culture and the aesthetic needs of contemporary children. It uses vivid and funny plots, art designs of national features to show Chinese people's national spirits of diligence, bravery and wisdom carried by the phoenix, convey the correct value proposition to teenagers and children and spread the core values of socialism. This series selects the section of ‘Colorful Plumage Clothing’ from the tale for refinement and adaptation. It combines the growth of phoenix and his save of home, making a clearer display of his kind character and growing path, to tell this story of how he saves his home and goes through a spiritual growth. Since there is a drought happening to the forest, phoenix sets off for the distant Feathery City to find the Colorful Plumage Clothing in attempt to save the ancient Phoenix Tree and other birds. He eventually returns to home and resolves the disaster. Birds from everywhere come to pay their homage to the phoenix and they all dance trippingly in the sky, presenting the audience a picturesque scenery of “Birds Paying Homage to the Phoenix”.