Born to Die

Dir. Jeremy Chen - 2013

This was my first opportunity to work with the very talented Calvin Yikai Wang, production designer for this project. Calvin commissioned me to build a pair of large cloning chambers for Born To Die, a sci-fi story about illegal cloning operations in the future. I created two rolling cloning chambers with integrated lighting and a removable back panel so the performers could easily step in and out. I based the design on reference photos that Calvin sent me, as well as my own interpretations of the props from the script. The final products were very sturdy, could roll across uneven surfaces, and were lightweight enough that they could be lifted easily by two people.