Mr YU Ka Ho Albert 

Senior Lecturer / Associate Program Director for Bachelor of Communication, Game Design and Animation Major

MFA in Computer Art
(852) 3411-8342
CVA Room 936F

Ka-Ho is an artist working primarily with computer graphics, animation, photography, and digital technologies. He was senior technical director and development lead for feature animated films including “Shrek 2” and the “Ice Age” series. His personal short animations have won awards and been selected in Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, interFilm Berlin, SIGGRAPH, and Festival du nouveau cinema, etc. He was previously assistant professor at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong where he taught courses in 3D/2D animation and digital visual effects. With the support of a teaching development grant, Ka-Ho launched VR Story Lab where students and researchers explored the narrative potentials of Virtual Reality and immersive technology. Ka-Ho has also served as jury member for New York Foundation for the Arts (US), IFVA (HK), Digicon6 (JP and HK), etc. He is currently serving as non-executive director of Videotage Hong Kong.

Research interests 

Computer Graphics and Animation
Virtual Reality and Immersive Media

Selected screenings/exhibitions/publications

1. “Shifting Grounds”, Solo Exhibition, Hong Kong International Photography Festival, 2022

2. “Future Memories”, Group Exhibition, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, 2021

3. “Art Machines : Past/Present”, Group Exhibition, Indra and Harry Banga Gallery, Hong Kong, 2020

4. “The Library: A Non-Intrusive Gaze Directed Virtual Reality Animation”, 26th IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces, Osaka, Japan, 2019

5. “The Library: Spatial Design and Narrative Strategies of a Non-Intrusive Gaze Directed VR Animation”, 31st Society for Animation Studies Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019

6. “The Age of Experience”, Group Exhibition, Angewandte Innovation Lab, University of Applied Arts Vienna, 2016

7. “Into the Air’s Memory”, Official Selection, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2004

8. “Into the Air’s Memory”, Official Selection, CiberArt Bilbao International Festival of New Technologies, Art & Communication, Bilbao, Spain, 2004

9. “Into the Air’s Memory”, Official Selection, Montreal International Festival of New Cinema New Media, Montreal, Canada, 2003

10. “Phi”, Official Selection, 27th Flanders International Film Festival, Belgium, 2000



Project Grant, Hong Kong Art Development Council, 2019

Faculty Grant, International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Educators Forum, 2018

General Research Fund, University Grants Committee, “Discovering New Narrative Strategies and Cinematic Techniques for Immersive Animation”, 2015

Media interviews