August 15, 2018

Digital Filmmaking Degree

New DV Work: Gold Prospecting in Arizona – short documentary film

A short documentary about amateur gold prospectors in Arizona, produced by students Charlotte Foley and Harmony Summer Jones for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. Related PostsFrom Game Dev Student to Game Developer Making Mobile Apps for Medical Students Demand for Robotics Engineers Is Growing, and It Pays Well Wearing Many Game Development Hats How does Blockchain Impact Privacy? Link to this post!

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New DV Work: Typography – Gilmore Girls

Typographic animation of a scene from the TV series Gilmore Girls, created by student Carlie Kratz for DVA254 Motion Graphics class using Adobe After Effects. Link to this post!Related PostsTips for Networking Your Way to a Job Online Schools Help Adults Make Midlife Career Changes Social media: More than Doggos Is the Business Plan Dead? Metal 3D Printing for the Masses

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New DV Work: The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Spec Title Sequence

Spec title sequence for the feature film The Perks of Being a Wallflower, created by student Charlotte Foley for DVA254 Motion Graphics class using Adobe After Effects. Link to this post!Related PostsThe Switch from Canon to Sony How to Become a Video Game Producer at EA 4 Industries AR is Shaking Up How to Create an Android App from an iOS App What is an Ethical Hacker?

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New DV Work: Typography – Ringo Starr’s MS Paint Art

This typographic animation of a sketch from The Gamegrumps was created by student Charlotte Foley for DVA254 Motion Graphics class using Adobe After Effects. Link to this post!Related Posts5 Advantages of Private Education 5 Tips for Working Adults Going Back to School Getting an Artificial Intelligence Degree at UAT Alternative Careers for Game Development Majors 5 Tips for Launching Your Cyber Security Career

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Spooky Locations Give “Help Falls” Horror Film Cred

Help Falls-winners at Student Innovation Project Fair (SIP)

“Help Falls” is the collaboration of UAT Digital Video cinematic innovators who dreamed up the idea for this interactive, horror film that allows the viewer to interact along with the movie and choose the ending on behalf of the main character, featuring up to 30 possible endings. A choose your own adventure of the horror variety… let’s see what happens next! As a team, Jordan Wippell, Brandon Scott and Gwyneth Christoffel, make up Brandingo Films and have collaborated on numerous shorts in their time spent at UAT. “We started working together on an official music video project for They Might…

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New DV Work: ANATOMY OF A MURDER – Title Sequence Recreation

A recreation of Saul Bass’ iconic intro sequence to Otto Preminger’s ANATOMY OF A MURDER, created by student Zach Pfluger for DVA254 Motion Graphics class. Created with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator.   Link to this post!Related PostsFilm Your Final 48-Hour Film Challenge Voice Recognition – AI for Audio Alumni Highlight: Gage Roland 7th Annual Tempe Geeks Night Out

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Digital Video Students Win Big at Spring Inter-College 48 Hour Film Challenge

Two teams of UAT Digital Video Students competed against five teams of students from Grand Canyon University in the Spring 2017 Inter-College 48 Hour Film Challenge. This latest installment of the epic crosstown rivalry that has erupted every Fall and Spring since 2011 was a winner for the UATDV family as one of the 2 teams brought home awards for Best Technical and Best Film. The rules of the competition, like all 48 hour challenges, dictated that the team incorporate a specific prop and a specific line of dialogue into their script. In this case the prop was a mirror and…

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New DV Work: ARCHER – Title Sequence Recreation

A from-scratch recreation of the opening title sequence to the FX animated series ARCHER, created for DVA254 Motion Graphics class by student Harmony Summer Jones. Created with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Link to this post!Related PostsCCDC Qualifier This Saturday at UAT UAT is Host to 2018 Phoenix Global Game Jam Innovation From Day 1: Provost Challenge Importance of Emotional Intelligence Opportunity is Right in Front of You

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Award-Winning Film “Limelight” Now on YouTube!

Last summer a team of UAT Digital Video students lead by Killian Davies competed in the IFP Phoenix “Beat the Clock” 48 Hour Film Challenge and won Best Picture for their effort titled “Limelight.” As in every 48-hour challenge, there were some parameters given by IFP to ensure that the films were actually completed in the allotted time, and not filmed beforehand. Two possible lines of dialogue and two possible props were given; the UATDV team chose “That gives me a tingly feeling” as the line and a plant as the prop – and starting from that inspiration they created a 5-minute…

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UATDV at Phoenix Film Festival 2017

As in past years, UAT’s Digital Video Program will have a significant presence at the 2017 Phoenix Film Festival, including screening 2 short films as well as participating in numerous festival events. First up is “Toppled,” directed by Digital Video Program Champion Paul DeNigris. Written by and starring regular UAT collaborator Ayman Samman, the film was shot last year as part of DeNigris’ Production Studio class and also stars veteran actor Tony Amendola in the role of an ousted Middle Eastern dictator. “Toppled” screens as part of Live Action Shorts B on Friday 4/7, Sunday 4/9, and Wednesday 4/12, and…

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