Eclipse - BSFF 2017 Official Selection
Director/animator Jerrold Chong graduated in 2016 with a BFA in Animation at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). An avid lover of cinema, Jerrold seeks to push the boundaries of animation, experimenting with and combining a variety of techniques to express a personal vision. He is fascinated by the power of animated cinema as abstract visual metaphor and is driven by a desire to tell sincere stories that examines the depths of everyday life and the complexities of the human experience. His works explore the dichotomy between surreal, dream worlds and reality. He hopes to write and direct an animated feature film in the future.
A son revisits a long-estranged father, on the day of an impending solar eclipse. An event of cosmic significance coincides with an emotional revelation for father and son.