Chrysalis

Based on an old legend about the butterfly‘s struggles the film is the symbolic metaphor of rebirth after death and fascination with the human innate drive to survive.

The CGI animation has mono and Stereoscopic 3D rendered version (Nov 2016)

  • Ina Conradi
    Director
    Elysian Fields, Le Phénomène Atmosphérique, Emotion Study, Dreams
  • Mark Chavez
    Director
    Elysian Fields, The Adventures of Barty and the Pirate, VengeanceVengeance
  • Ina Conradi
    Producer
    Elysian Fields
  • CRAVEFX
    Animation and VFX
    Elysian Fields
  • IMBA Interactive
    Music and Sound Design
    Elysian Fields
  • CRAVEFX
    Stereoscopic 3D animation
    Elysian Fields
  • Ina Conradi
    Writer
    Elysian Fields
  • Tsondue Samphel
    Tibetan Translation and Voice-Over
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    fantasy, animation, visual effects
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Singapore
  • Country of Filming:
    Singapore
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    2K, Stereoscopic 3D Animation
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 8th Annual New Media Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 7, 2017
    Los Angeles Premier
    Best 3D
  • 13th HollyShorts Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    August 14, 2017
    no
  • Ars Electronica Animation Festival 2017
    Linz
    Austria
    September 8, 2017
    Europe Premier
  • 68th Montecatini International Short Film Festival
    Montecatini Terme, Toscana
    Italy
    October 21, 2017
  • 3D Theater Session, 28th annual Stereoscopic Displays and Applications (SD&A) conference
    San Francisco
    United States
    January 30, 2017
    North American Premier
    Best of Animation
  • 3rd ANIMATION Festival 2017, FEEDBACK Film Festival Toronto
    Toronto
    Canada
    December 28, 2017
    Canada
    Audience Festival Award Best Animation
  • Stereopsia, 9th World Immersion Forum, Science |Technology| Commerce | Business (3D /VR/ AR / MR/ XR) Awards Competition Screening
    Brussels
    Belgium
    December 13, 2017
    no
    2017 Advanced Imaging Society, Lumiere Award-Europe Best 3D Short Film 2017 CHRYSALIS
  • The 2018 Advanced Imaging Society Hollywood
    Burbank, California Steven J. Ross Theater, Warner Bros.
    United States
    February 12, 2018
    nil
    Lumiere Award Best 3D Short Animation
  • 27th Arizona International Film Festival AzFilmFest
    Tucson, Arizona
    United States
    April 18, 2018
    nil
    Jury Awards for Creative Achievement
  • Texas Int'l Short Film Festival
    Wichita Falls, Texas
    United States
    June 7, 2018
  • The JellyFEST film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 10, 2018
  • California Women's Film Festival
    North Hollywood
    United States
    July 14, 2018
    nil
    Best Experimental Film
  • CutOut Film Festival
    Santiago de Querétaro
    Mexico
    November 1, 2018
    nil
    Official Selection Experimental
  • CURRENTS 2020, Currents New Media
    Santa Fe
    United States
    August 21, 2020
    nil
    Official Selection
  • Retrospective of Best of Show films Stereoscopic Displays and Applications (SD&A) 3D Theater session
    online
    United States
    January 18, 2021
  • Golden Bridge Istanbul Short Film Festival

    Turkey
    May 9, 2021
  • Beyond the Curve International Film Festival, (BCIFF)
    Paris
    France
    May 28, 2021
    Best Experimental film
Director Biography - Ina Conradi, Mark Chavez

Ina Conradi is an award-winning new media artist, living in Singapore. Ina has presented her works at the New Media Film Festival, the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival, HollyShorts Film Festival, 3D Stereo MEDIA Liège, Women 3D directors Paramount Studios Hollywood, FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia Stuttgart, 3D Beyond Festival ZKM, Ars Electronica Festival, Siggraph Asia Hong Kong. Her S3D animated film "Elysian Fields' (2013) won 14 international awards and was screened at the Animated Short Film Reviewing Committee Private Screening for The Oscar 86th Academy Awards.
Currently Associate Professor at the Nanyang Technological University Singapore her recent community-forming project features fully integrated, intelligent multi- media art display. Ina holds Master’s of Fine Art from UCLA. http://inaconradi.com/

Filmography
"Elysian Fields" (11:00), director/producer, 2013 Singapore
http://www.elysianfieldsfilm.com/
"Le Phénomène Atmosphérique" (9:00), director/producer, 2011 Singapore
https://vimeo.com/45236972
"Emotion Study" (9:26), director/producer, 2010 Singapore
https://vimeo.com/46398056
"Dreams" (4:37), director/producer, 2008 Singapore
https://vimeo.com/28801311

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Director Statement

Chrysalis follows the abstract and surreal structure to develop the story about metamorphosis.

Further information:

For film previewVimeo:
https://vimeo.com/191425431
Password: Chrysalis2016
Stereo Version can be viewed on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/193840308
Password: Chrysalis2016