Hannes is a tenured Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He is also an independent animation director. Hannes Rall has shown his award winning work in more than 20 countries and over 250 film-festivals worldwide. His research and artistic work is focused on exploring adaptation of classic literature for animation and on intercultural collaborations. He presents regularly in major conferences like the FMX and the Society of Animation Studies and publishes articles and book chapters. Hannes is a member of the editorial board of the Animation Journal. His book “Animationsfilm Konzept und Produktion” will be published in Germany in autumn 2015 by Universitaets- Verlag Konstanz.