1. Why Arts in Classrooms


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    In this short video, we see first hand how important it is to restore arts education into every grade at every Chicago public school so that every student can benefit. Be Creative: The Campaign for Creative Schools exists for this very purpose.

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    • Insomnia Movie Trailer


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      A quirky short black comedy about escalating misery... and the things we sometimes tolerate. Burt, a middle aged man who hasn't been able to sleep in days, is now desperate to put an end to this annoying situation. But what keeps him up at night? And most of all, how far will he go to find the much needed sleep? Insomnia is also a short comedy about idiosyncrasies, the choices we make in life and empowerment.

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      • FX Reel 2014 September - Diego Grimaldi


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        This is a collection of some of my most recent work. Diego Grimaldi - FX Reel Breakdown 01. "Dust" (Ember Lab) Responsible for creating VFX shots from the beginning to the end, integration of VFX and actual footage. Assisting on set VFX Supervision, and working on various heavy effects driven shots. Design tools for water and fluid FX. Create several FX with fluids, rigid bodies, and particles interacting with one another. Use and modify existing assets for smoke and particle simulations. Software: Houdini, 3dsMax, Maya, RealFlow, Nuke. 02. "Prey" (Ember Lab Studio) Responsible for On Set Supervision, Pipeline Development, FX R&D, FX Look Dev, Linux-Render Farm Setup, CG FX, Matchmoving, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing. I supervised the shooting. I created an efficient pipeline to transfer data from Maya to Houdini. I established the look of the FX through R&D. I helped setting up render farm nodes to run with Linux. Once I was given the Maya matchmoves, I exported them into Houdini and created, lit, and rendered the FX with it. I did some of the matchmoving and compositing as well. Software: Houdini, Mantra, Maya, Nuke. 03. "Once Upon A Time" Season 2 Episode 19 (ABC) (Zoic Studios): Responsible for matchmove, dynamics, rendering. I matchmoved a geo to the moving hand, emitted particles from that geo, then emitted fluids from those particles. I used Phoenix FD for fluids and rendered in V-Ray Software: Maya, Phoenix FD, V-Ray. 04. "Subway Station Flood" (Personal Project) Responsible for all elements but the model. FLIP particles for the main simulation. VDB used for collision and meshing. Emitted foam and mist using the curl field of the sim. Created a clustering tool to replicate millions of points for the foam. Wetmap created using the sim and the geo. Software: Houdini, Mantra, Maya, Nuke. For a shot breakdown, please go to my website here: diegogrimaldifx.com

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        • Juice Conference 4.0 To Risk you have to Trust


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          We are in a time of need. The need to replenish dwindling resources, the need to insure health and wellness for our children, parents and families, the need to develop alternative energy approaches that work in tandem with nature. Risk is inherent in any of these endeavors. In order to take the necessary risks, in order to build towards success, we need to be able to trust ourselves, our communities, our partners and institutions. Juice 4.0 is about moving from risk to trust to reality. Join us for Juice 4.0. Be inspired.

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          • No Spare Parts


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            "No Spare Parts" - a look at intermediate technology in Ghana -- filmed in 1990, at Suame Magazine, Kumasi Ghana originally for The Nature of Things with David Suzuki.

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            • Ford Motor "GO further"


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              Client: Team Detroit / Ford Motor Company Director: Parquerama Studios Sound Design: Federico Chiclana

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              • Warung makan kakilima


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                'Warung makan kakilima' is part of the test shots from the research of the film 'Jalan' about ingenuity, recycling and resourcefulness within the informal economy of the streets of Jogjakarta on the Indonesian island Java. The research of 'Jalan' was supported by Dutch Film Fund and Provinciehuis Limburg. More information about the movie: http://www.sutomesen.nl/visual-arts/videos/466-jalan- In Dutch: De soepele routine van de bewegingen van de man bevestigen wat de vergeelde foto’s op zijn kar bewijzen: dit ogenschijnlijk weinig stabiele restaurant heeft al een lange staat van dienst.

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                • The story of a master blacksmith, Mr. Keijiro Doi


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                  A short story about Mr. Keijiro Doi, named Master Blacksmith by Japan’s Minister of International Trade in 2011, and a Living National Treasure by the Japanese government. Mr. Doi's long-lasting knives are sold to sushi chefs at the most expensive restaurants in Tokyo, to American star chefs such as Thomas Keller and collectors all around the world. The Doi family has been knife makers for more than 200 years, but this legacy is about to end. Edited by: Julia Perissinoto Music by: Vitamin String Quartet (http://www.vitaminstringquartet.com) The full photo essay here: http://www.martinadolfsson.com/the-blacksmith/

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                  • Ingenuity Baby Base


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                    • ingenuity Wins for Collaboration at Chicago Innovation Awards


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                      The Chicago Innovation Awards created this video to share with the more than 1,300 attendees on Oct. 30, 2013 the reasons Ingenuity received the 2013 Collaboration Award.

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