August 15, 2018

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. 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!

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 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

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 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?

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 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

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…

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 PostsFilm Your Final 48-Hour Film Challenge Voice Recognition – AI for Audio Alumni Highlight: Gage Roland 7th Annual Tempe Geeks Night Out

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…

Congrats Spring SIP Fair Winners

Student Innovation Fair winners - All in Vein

The UAT Student Innovation Project (SIP) Fair was held April 20, showcasing over 20 innovative projects by many graduating students. This semester, the program was enhanced a bit to provide a unique experience for all UAT students and employees. The presentations were broken into five segments allowing each group time to play the project overview video, present the project and answer questions in the theater followed up by demos and further Q&A’s from judges, staff, professors and fellow students in the commons area. This year’s winners are as follows: Viewer’s Choice Award: “All in Vein” by Audrey McEvoy, Game Art…

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…

DV Students Make Movie Magic with “Mitch Rapp: Off Book”

Following up on our post from March 1st, a team of Digital Video students (and some alumni) have completed work on an action-packed epic short film starring Hollywood actors: “Mitch Rapp: Off Book.” The full film can be watched on a custom micro-site built specially for the project: https://mitchrappfanfilm.com/ As usual, DV has also produced some great behind-the-scenes materials, including this documentary on the making of the film, “Rogue Mission: The Making of Mitch Rapp: Off Book.” And as is pretty standard for a UAT DV project, there are a lot of visual effects in this one – over 100 visual…