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2011 Films

Libangbang (04:30)

A poem inspired by the flying fish of Orchid Island through a series of animated wood carvings.

Chia-Chi Tseng
MFA 2010
Thesis
chiachitseng.com
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Ebb Tide (02:19)

Simple details of our daily practice, like water flowing from a faucet, connect us to the ebb and flow of our imaginations and to the tides of life around us.

Sara Spink
MFA 2011
Animation Design and Production
spinkanimation.com
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Silent Voices (04:34)

After a tragic event, a young girl loses her voice amongst other people's voices.

Jeeyoon Na
BA 2011
Senior Project
pristineciel.daportfolio.com
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Fruit Loop (01:00)

A fruit ballet.

Jonathan Langager
MFA 2011 -Film and Television Production
Animation Theory and Techniques
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The Nitrogen Cascade (08:42)

Explore the nitrogen cycle and humanity's effect on this vital natural process.

Erin Siegel
BA 2010
Senior Project
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Noise + Electronic Animation (00:45)

A short experiment animated by hand, involving noise and "electronic animation."

Steven Day
MFA 2011
Introduction to the Art of Animation
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Season Stories (05:40)

"Season Stories" uses a structure of the four seasons to visually explore the emotions of four characters in a small village.

Yang Liu
BA 2010, MFA 2013
Senior Project
yang-liu.net
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Juan (03:36)

Juan Camilo González finds that having a common name can lead to problems when traveling to the United States.

Documentary Animation Class Fall '10:
Mayra Flores BA 2011 -Critical Studies
Juan Camilo Gonzalez MFA 2011 - DADA
Ashley Handy BA 2012 - DADA
Chen Huang MFA 2013 - DADA
Kristy Kang PhD 2011 - DADA
Jacob Mayeda BM 2011- Music
Molly Miller BM 2011 - Music
Graham Oyoung BA 2012 - DADA
Daphne Sigismondi - DADA Program Coordinator
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Before The Storm (02:55)

A young boy and girl run through the pages of their storybook to get home before the storm.

Ryan Kravetz
MFA 2012
Production 1
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Free as a Bird (03:38)

A short metaphoric and surreal representation of cyclical entrapment juxtaposed against the iconic imagery of freedom.

Malak Quota
MFA 2010
Thesis
http://www.animamob.com
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Evenfall (03:25)

A little girl wanders through a dark forest, drawing in her sketchbook, unintentionally creating whimsical creatures in the process.

Carolyn Chrisman
BA 2011
Visual Music
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In Abyssus HumanÆ ConscientiÆ//ReconoceR\\ (05:53)

"ReconoceR" is a palindrome word in Spanish that means "to recognize." The film is an abstract summary of Colombia's history of violence, playing back and forth in an attempt to "recognize" its complexity.

Juan Camilo González
MFA 2011
Animation Design and Production
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Entanglement (06:02)

A turbulent journey of unrequited love set in the garden of one's subconscious.

Renae Radford
MFA 2009
Thesis
renae-radford.com
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Gift (02:20)

A butcher discovers a special chicken with an amazing gift.

Seong Young Kim
MFA 2012
Production 1
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Frozen Food and Fireworks (01:55)

A young woman in contemporary American society comes of age.

Maria Sequeira
MFA 2012
Production 1
mformaria.com
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Lovenauts (01:30)

A lonely astronaut gets up the nerve to tell his mission partner about his secret feelings for him.

Eric Stirpe
BA 2011
Introduction to Digital Animation
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Of Blobs And Bodybuilders (04:03)

Things go awry when a portly alien tries to improve his physique.

Sean Manning
BA 2011
Introduction to Digital Animation
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O (02:14)

A woman finds an unknown spot on her body....

Chia-Lin Tseng
MFA 2011
Production 1
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Abstract of Title (04:27)

A woman walks through her home one last time as she searches for her telephone.

Cecilia Fletcher
MFA 2011
Animation Theory and Production
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Multiply (04:27)

Design, composition, and music are explored using a minimal amount of cycling frames to create a variety of motion.

Emily Henricks
MFA 2011
Visual Music
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Advanced Cybernetics (03:30)

Isolated on a wandering spacecraft, a sentient super-computer uses the ship's nanotech assembler to experience the memories of its long-extinct crew.

Steven Day
MFA 2010
Thesis
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Places Other People Have Lived (05:58)

A wandering exploration of memory and place, examined through the sale of a childhood home.

Laura Yilmaz
MFA 2010
Thesis
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The Reality Clock (06:30)

Searching for his lost clock, a watchmaker loses himself in memory. Projected in 3D-stereoscope.

Amanda Tasse
MFA 2009
Thesis
psyarts.com
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0.1. (03:41)

0.1. is an immersive 360 degree animated film exploring the evolution of human perception. As digital interactions become closely integrated with tangible reality, a hybrid environment is formed. Projected in the "fulldome" in the DGA lobby.

Diana Reichenbach
MFA 2010
Thesis
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