- An Award Winning Animated Short Film -

“VERGE” is an animated short served as my MFA thesis film back to 2017 at School of Visual Arts in New York.

The film is about a small, gawky, newly born green sea turtle, who falls behind his siblings on his voyage to the sea. As he arduously tries to scramble to the ocean, a massive waves and trash smack him back to the shore, stimulating a series of challenges. The short explores how navigating a very short distance can be the hardest part of a newborn turtle’s life.


Director, Writer

Chingtien Chu

Chingtien Chu


Sound Design

Wengu Eddy Hu

Sean Shinwon Kim



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