Experiments with various techniques of animation (used as demo tutorials for an Animation Principles class).
The foot stomp was created with Adobe Illustrator and After Effects. The face melt was done by hand with pencil and then outlined with calligraphy brush and india ink, captured frame by frame with a DSLR, then colored in photoshop, arranged and additional effects added in Adobe After Effects.
Homeslice is a short stop-motion animation created in 2007 with Dan Olsen, Aaron Geiser and Eve Warnock. I was the the editor, technical director, sound effects and music composer. Homeslice was showcased as an official selection at the San Fransisco Short film festival 2007, the 2007 Wexner Short Film Showcase, and published in the Journal of Short Film VOL. 12.
Directed and Written by: Daniel Olsen
Director of Photography: Aaron Geiser
Editor: Nathan Ober
Producer: Eve Warnock
Set Design: Daniel Osen / Eve Warnock
Animation: Daniel Olsen / Eve Warnock
Technical Director: Nathan Ober
Music: Daniel Olsen / Nathan Ober
Sound effects: Daniel Olsen / Nathan Ober
Voices: Daniel Olsen / Tina Matthews / Eve Warnock / Nathan Ober
Additional Sounds: Josh Waterfield / Grant Lavalley / Aaron Hibbs / Alana Odenwaller / Tina Mathews
Technical Support: Chris D.
Yellow Brick Pizza is in Olde Towne East in Columbus Ohio. We offer only the best craft beer, artisanal Pizza and audacious marketing campaigns. Gator Pie is DELICIOUS! This animated rap video Includes an animated alligator and mascot TWERKING tiger (who was believed to be modeled after boxings Mike Tyson) and a van w pizza spinners. Among other visual spectacles one of the two owners of the pizza shop makes an appearance to make the alligator explode by way of the art of nunchaku. A must watch. Our pizza rap group name is "The Yeastie Boys." We are currently working on more hot out of the oven singles for your ear buds and your taste buds. Yellow Brick Pizza (http://yellowbrickpizza.com) presents:
THE YEASTIE BOYS: "GATOR PIE"
MC Clint Davidson aka Gordon Calzone aka Garden Calzone
DJ / producer Bobby Silver aka Pete Za
feat. Nikki Portman aka Li'l Slice
Animation by Nathan Ober aka Pizza Nate