I co-directed a short film with my partner Ina Conradi.

Based on an old legend about the butterfly‘s struggles to evolve the film is the symbolic metaphor of the human innate drive to survive, We made Chrysalis in Singapore as a tribute to the vision and strength of the human spirit.

Chrysalis from Ina Conradi & Mark Chavez on Vimeo.

With Ina Conradi, honored at the Advanced Imaging Society’s Lumiere Awards ceremony at Warner Bros Studios Burbank. Credited as “NTU Singapore.”

We received an 2018 Advanced Imaging Society Lumiere Award, Hollywood at the Steven J. Ross Theatre on February 12, 2018 at the Warner Studios in Burbank.

The short film is featured in S3D on the NVidia 3D Vision Live channel, as Winner of the Best 3D at 8th Annual New Media Film Festival. You may need NVidia S3D rig to view it.