Kevin Bao is a artist from Canada who has worked on various international movies.Then he moved to Japan and graduated from Tama Art University .As a director, art director, and concept designer, his work crosses over many genres including commercial films, music videos, opening titles, television shows, and short films. He is experimenting with new forms of mixed media that integrates hand written animation, live action, and computer graphics. He draws inspiration from his Asian Canadian heritage which transfers to his works. His animation titled "Someday" is a master shot that was awarded at the Otawa Animation Festival in 2013 and London Animation Festival for Best Graduation Film in 2014. In 2017, his short film "Santa in August" was awarded the Audience Award at the 48 Hour Film Festival.