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  1. Three Final Projects (Pratt Experimental Animation)

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    Three different individual final projects from my Spring 2015, Pratt DDA, Experimental Animation class. First up is "Connection" by Yunfei Fu, second is "rip/ples" by Ash Szymanik,…

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    • "Draw Here" ASIFA-East Whiteboard 2015

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      At the 46th annual ASIFA-East Animation Awards Festival on May 17th, we had an after party held at The New School in NYC where a whiteboard was set up with many colored markers for the animation artists…

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      • Four Final Projects (Pratt Stop Motion 2014)

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        Four final projects from my Fall 2014, Pratt DDA, Stop Motion Animation class (2 group finals, "Manhunt" and "Granny Dearest", & 2 individual finals, "Spring" by…

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        • "Imaginary Superheroes" Anijam (Pratt Experimental)

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          One of the on-going components of my Pratt DDA, Experimental Animation classes has been the creation of an anijam. The students of each class collectively choose a subject, or theme, around which…

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          • "Traces of Memories" (Pratt Experimental Animation)

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            Created by students in my 2015 Pratt DDA, Experimental Animation class as in in-class exercise, this was loosely based on David Ehrlich's tracing paper technique of animation. I screened David's…

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            • "Star Punch" (Pratt Experimental Animation)

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              Cameraless animation created in my 2014, Pratt DDA, Experimental Animation class as a group project. Working on various 35mm film (clear leader, black leader, and found footage, including material…

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              • "Scratchorama" (for standard 16x9 screens)

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                This is essentially the same film as "Scratchorama" ( https://vimeo.com/125944896 ), the difference is that this version is designed to work for screens that are 16 x 9. The animation, edit,…

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                • "Scratchorama" (Cameraless Cinerama)

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                  Cameraless animation, also referred to as hand painted cinema or scratch film, is a technique that lends itself to producing vibrant and energetic moving images that I have long enjoyed experimenting…

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                  • "Scratching the Surface" (Pratt Experimental)

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                    Camareless animation created with the students of my 2015 Pratt DDA Experimental Animation class, using a Celestron Digital Microscope and capturing to Dragonframe stop motion software. I chose an…

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                    • "Scratch Tornado" (Micro-Cameraless)

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                      This is my first test of a Celestron Digital Microscope that I bought last year. It is USB connected so I tried using it with Dragonframe stop motion capture software. As people who know me are well…

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                      • "The Masque of Ollock" by Robert Kauffman

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                        This film was animated, directed, and written by Robert Kauffman, based on his epic poem and book, with music by The Church. Robert came to me in the late 1990's to help him shoot the film and…

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                        • "Are You Cinderella?" by Charles Hall

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                          This was the opening for an independent short film by director Charles Hall. I shot and helped to design the opening title/credit graphic treatment that also included a personalized academy countdown…

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