Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

Rule or Ruin (series)

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012


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A cycle of six short films, created between the beginning of the Afghan War and the beginning of the Iraq War.

format: DV video
software: Commotion, After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop, Audition
Los Angeles, 2004.

Franklin

Friday, March 9th, 2012


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A reading of the poem “Franklin” by Karen Solie, with realtime graphics created in Isadora and Processing.

format: HD video
software: Isadora, Processing, After Effects
Toronto, 2012.

Interregnum

Sunday, December 4th, 2011


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Based on the extraordinary career of René Carmille, history’s first known computer hacker. The government of Nazi-occupied France launched a ghastly and unprecedented experiment in information science: much of the Vichy bureaucracy, including the operation of the death camps, was automated with punch-card computers. However, the Nazis didn’t understand the technology’s potential vulnerabilities…

format: HD video
software: Flash, After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop, Audition
Toronto, 2010.

More Than Winning

Friday, November 11th, 2011


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“They gave me a gun, a pick, and a hand grenade, and said ‘Win at any cost,’ and I said ‘Right.’ There’s nothing I love more than winning…” From a story by Susan Murray.

format: HD video
software: Flash, After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop, Audition
New York, 2011.

The Mouth and the Vitamin

Monday, October 10th, 2011


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This is one of a series of realtime animations we created for Jen Tsuei’s play Fantasias for the Immoderate. Two actors in microphones used the volume of their voices to control the video “puppets” in a program called Isadora.

format: DV video
software: Isadora
Los Angeles, 2004.

Sloth

Monday, October 10th, 2011


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What’s a goat doing on the phone? He’s illustrating one of the seven deadly sins, of course.

format: 16mm film
software: n/a
Los Angeles, 2003.

Cave Bear

Friday, August 5th, 2011


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A reading of the poem “Cave Bear” by Karen Solie, with realtime graphics created in Isadora and Processing.

format: HD video
software: Isadora, Processing, After Effects
Toronto, 2011.

Molasses Sisters

Monday, July 4th, 2011


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Once upon a time there were three little sisters and they lived at the bottom of a well… An excerpt from Alice in Wonderland, adapted from a 2004 realtime installation created with Meg Schedel.

format: DV video
software: After Effects, Painter, Max/MSP/Jitter
Toronto, 2011.

The Dead Man and the Lawyer

Monday, April 4th, 2011


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Written by Jennifer Tsuei, Celeste Den as the Lawyer. The Dead Man was animated using motion-capture data from a Kinect camera…to learn more about how this was done, look here.

format: HD video
software: OSCeleton, Oscar, Flash, After Effects, Audition, Final Cut
hardware: Kinect
Toronto, 2010.

Arachnye

Monday, December 6th, 2010


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Made in Processing; music by Meg Schedel

format: HD video
software: Processing, Max/MSP/Jitter, After Effects
Toronto, 2010.