Year

 
2023

Client


Jess X. Snow

Focus


2D animation
Illustration




Credits


Starring: Jess X. Snow & Joecar Hanna
Written by: Jess X. Snow
Co-directed by: Traci kato-kiriyama & Jess X. Snow

Producer: Grace Zhang
Director of photography: Eileen Yoon
Editor: Andrew Migliori
Co-editor: PJ Wyderka
Hair and make-up: Randy Rosenthal
Sound mixer: Andreas Nicholas
Gaffer: Anika Guttormson
Illustrator: Jeremy Leung

Background


Illustration and animation for a 12-minute dystopian fantasy film.



Plot description


When a wannabe Chinese-immigrant artist visits the studio of an older artist to get her first tattoo, she is forced to confront a shared cultural secret that awakens the burgeoning force inside of her.






Original poster design by Jeremy Leung and Jess X. Snow


Film stills