1. This has most of my best drawn animation from my time as an animation major at Pratt Institute. I hope you like it!

    Note: My email is not as listed at the end of the reel. It is the one you have been using with me so far:

    opticusmutagenicus@gmail.com

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  2. -Winner: Award of Excellence in Filmmaking, Canada International Film Festival 2010, Vancouver Canada

    -Winner: Best Animated Student Short
    AniMazing! Spotlight animation festival 2009, Los Angeles, CA

    -Winner: 1st Place SIGGRAPH 2009, Space and Time Industry Animation competition, Louisiana

    -Official Selection: 2010 Sacramento International Film Festival, CA

    -Official Selection: 2010 Honolulu International Film Festival, Hawaii

    -Official Selection: Smogdance Film Festival 2009, CA

    -Official Selection: Heart of Gold International Film Festival 2010, Australia

    -Official Selection: Puchon International Student Animation Festival 2009, Korea

    -Official Selection: MetroCAF, 7th Annual Metropolitan College Computer Animation Festival 2009, NYC

    -Official Selection: Canadian Film Centre's SHORTSNONSTOP festival

    -Featured on Motionographer.com, motionographer.com/2009/08/03/alek-vacura-without-arms-qa/

    -Featured on Channel Frederator
    frederatorblogs.com/channel_frederator/2009/12/30/without-arms-with-alek-vacura/

    My Thesis for Pratt Institute MFA in Digital Arts, Spring 2009. A 3D animated short that took 3 semesters, 2 of which were spent at The Mill Group's facility completing this film.

    Software used: Maya 2009, The Setup Machine, ZBrush3, Adobe After Effects CS4, Final Cut Pro 4.5 HD.

    Music: Fantasy in D- by Mozart, performed by Harrison Gradwell Slater, used with permission

    alekvacura@gmail.com

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  3. What happens when old people start hooking up on the internets?

    for more check out LeesCartoons.com

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  4. Motion Graphics Reel
    Pratt Institute 2008-2009
    Instructor: Jason Jones

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  5. Video homework for After Effects class at Pratt
    Theme was self portrait, using masking effects
    I ended up playing with the Audio Spectrum effect more than anything :-p
    Photos are from my photography class + Photoshopping.

    Music is end of "Corn Mouth" by Aphex Twin, my favorite part of a beautiful track.

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