From the quiet streets of downtown London, Ontario to the vast wide expanses of the prairies, to the magnificent mountains of Vancouver, BC, Al Kang
spent the formative years of his
life travelling across Canada in his
pursuit of becoming an illustrator and visionary filmmaker.
Born in London, Ontario and having attended Concordia University
in Montreal, Quebec to study Literature and Film, Al
continued on to the Vancouver Film School
studied the art of classical animation and continued on to a degree in 3D animation.
strength of devotion comes from his
admiration of his
grandmother and the one man who taught him when to look at the earth in front of him, and when to gaze at the stars... his
But the passion within each story he
writes comes from the countless names and the faces of the people he's
met travelling across Canada. Somewhere, in one of the many stories that are written and will be written, these strangers will be remembered.
With the money he
will receive through the Ben Wicks Award, Al Kang
will continue to strive towards his
goal of producing independent short films and animation in the hopes that he
will touch the hearts of others with his
Fans can reach Al