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Piece of Meat

(2019)

A film by Huang Junxiang, Jerrold Chong

Quinzaine des réalisateurs 2019 (Cannes)

Genre(s): Animation / Drama

• Theme(s): Social issues

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Piece of Meat

  • Huang Junxiang, Jerrold Chong

    Biography:

    Huang Junxiang enjoys a good comedy and is grateful to be able to pursue a career in filmmaking. His short film, Give Yourself a Chance, was awarded at the Very Short International Festival 2012. His second, I Will Die screened at Singapore International Film Festival 2014. He has proceeded to produce a number of feature films including In The Room (Toronto 2016), Apprentice (Un Certain Regard 2016), Ramen Teh (Berlin Culinary Cinema 2018) and Buffalo Boys (Fantasia Film Festival 2018).

    Director/animator Jerrold Chong graduated with a BFA in Animation at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). An avid lover of cinema, 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 films have screened at numerous international film festivals such as Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival.He is currently developing his first feature, "The Art of Charlie Chan", based on an Eisner awarded Singaporean Graphic Novel by Sonny Liew. This graphic novel also had the distinction of featuring on the New York Times Bestseller list amongst other accolades. This project will be presented at MIFA, Annecy, June 2019.

    Filmography:

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2019: Directors’ Fortnight / Quinzaine des réalisateurs 2019 (Cannes)
  • 2019: Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Synopsis



Enslaved in a surreal world of living objects, a lamb cutlet does whatever it takes to make ends meet.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 12'
  • Country(ies) of production: Singapore
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With:
  • Screenplay: Eric Khoo, Jerrold Chong
  • Sound: Kazz
  • Music: Kevin Mathews, Christine Sham
  • Executive Producer: Sha Kamil
  • Producer: Eric Khoo, Huang Junxiang, Jerrold Chong

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Finding Pictures