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Story portfolio, all original designs. Thank you for viewing.
Content Warning: Mild violence
Tau in the Sun. Beatboards, storyboards, designs











Transfusion (student thesis film) >


Funding and mentorship provided through University of Saskatchewan CAPACITOR project, and CARFAC Saskatchewan
Produced for Sheridan College, Honours Bachelor of Animation Program

Film:


Leica:

Storyboards:

My Son Conrad  >


Story beats (2021):

Phillip and his robot son Conrad nearly evade an alien lobotomy.




Storyboards for live-action short documentaries:


CBC Nova Scotia, RAW, animation and storyboards (2019-2020):
Writer, Performer, Co-director: Kanaar Bell
Videographer, Producer: Nic Takushi
Animator, Storyboard artist, Editor, Producer: Cyril Chen
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/raw-spoken-word-nova-scotia-1.5473945
colour concept keys




CBC Saskatchewan, Home of Diaspora (2021-2022):


Link to short documentary: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/what-is-home-diaspora-creator-network-1.663057

collaborators: Rania al-Harthi (Script, Performance), Maria Azam (Director, Animator), Ammara Syeda (Video/cinematography)

Responsible for pitch, concept development, script editing, storyboards, 2D animation, and first animatic pass.



B&W 2D animation: Cyril Chen



Layout/boards: Cyril Chen, Photos: Rania al-Harthi,
Video: Ammara Syeda, Coloured animation/illustration: Maria Azam



student shortfilm and assignment storyboards:


Bridget (student group film, 2022):





Group story boards:
(pitch by Kayden Sayers). I boarded the introduction. Kayden completed the last board image.









CBC Short Comic (2021) >





Link to article:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/happy-place-cyril-chen-1.5971050

Original pitch, paid written article and comic piece.
Figure Drawing










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