You are invited to First Frame at the DGA Theatre.
A mysterious boy from nature collects stars and sends them to every city child living in the foggy city.
On an isolated satellite in outer space, a guy named Kaboom is torn between virtual friends, real friends, and true friends.
A visual music journey through different orders of magnitude from the subatomic to the galactic.
2014 Sloan Science in Film Grant Recipient
2015 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semi-Finalist
Erin Shea, MFA 2015
Mills, a widower, fulfills his last wish with the help of a broken creature.
A kid is lost in a dangerous forest.
A boy tries to save a baby fox from two bullies who upset a threatening presence in the forest.
Through the unique medium of sand animation, this film explores the past, present, and future implications of timekeeping in how humans interact with the natural world and with each other.
Ethan Bialick, a USC student interning in Tel Aviv, Israel, responds to a siren signaling a rocket strike while walking in a park.
Sheila Sofian's Documentary Animation Production class, Spring 2015:
Ethan Bialick, Adam Billingham, William Engels, Connor Kerrigan, Janet Le, Tyler Lewis, Devon Manney, Gracie May, Maria Raykova, Chantelle Sundeen
A father starts a journey to figure out the best way to protect his son from seeing the filthiness of this crime-ridden city.
Based on the true story of a “coyote“ – a human smuggler – who describes his process and mechanics of slipping through the Mexico–U.S. border.
Under the enslavement of the opera house prima donna, a lowly maid learns her past and destiny extend beyond confines of the theater.
Projects on Display in the DGA Lobby:
(Virtual reality documentation of 5 channel/5 screen/8 speaker installation)
In a cinematic installation experience, a bicyclist goes on a journey in search of lost time.
VR Headset 2: Expanded Animation, MFA class of 2018
- David Nessl, Sitting With Erotic Alien Puppets Made in After Effects and Exported in VR Because You Can Ignore Your Parents While Wearing the Headset, 0:25
- Amir Arzanian, Sufi, 1:02
- Ruchia Masuko, Nubo and Other Funny Friends, 0:15
- Joseph Stucky, Rise and Fall, 0:20
- Megan Simon, A Strange, But Safe Place, 0:25
- Hyeon Jeong Cho, Sea of Conscience, 0:20
Time is cyclical and we are caught in the present, forever experiencing this line with each revolution.