Adobe First Frame 2010 - Overview Video 2010 Intro Animation (0:30)
Juan Camilo González - MFA 2011
http://www.juancgonzalez.com
Music composed by Ricardo Gallo
http://www.ricardogallo.com

First Frame Installations

Cutting-edge projected, immersive, and sculptural installations incorporating animation and digital arts by Hench-DADA students and alumni.

2010 Films

A Moment of Silence (04:32)

A whimsical journey into the subconscious; revealing the thoughts, memories and dreams that lie in the visions of half sleep.

Diana Jo Reichenbach
MFA 2010
Master Class
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A Tall Tale (08:10)

Having always yearned for acceptance, an outcast with freakishly long legs discovers she may be the key to the survival of the very kingdom that cast her aside.

Brittany Biggs
MFA 2008
Thesis
http://www.brittanybiggs.com
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Overnight Stay/Ãœbernachtung (08:26)

An animated documentary of a woman's wartime memory.

Daniela Sherer
BA 2009
Senior Project
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The Marked Man (05:48)

By prejudging, we may harass our innocent neighbors; it is an unspoken crime.

Hyunjung Rhee
MFA 2009
Thesis
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Crackmasm (02:27)

Inspired by an old commercial found on the internet, this film strives to embody the shimmering phenomenon that is Christmas.

Kendra Ryan
MFA 2010
Master Class
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Orange City (05:45)

Snail helps everyone find out that the sweetest thing in the world is orange that they plant for each other.

Qingyuan Wang
MFA 2009
Thesis
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Mu -emptiness- (15:36)

A painted Phoenix wills herself into the world where she encounters love, loss, longing, and eventual enlightenment.

Ria Ama
MFA 2009
Thesis
http://www.riaama.com
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Sold (02:02)

A slave recalls the events on his journey to this new land.

Willie R. Williams
MFA 2011
Production 1
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Mind Escape (02:07)

In an effort to escape from a monotonous life, a person searches for freedom, beauty, and adventure.

Lu-Ping Yeh
Visiting Scholar 2009-2010
Production 1
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Mecanismo Olvidador (02:19)

A view of life as a pendulum.

Juan Camilo González
MFA 2011
Production 1
http://www.animamob.com
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We the Divided (13:44)

A civil war erupts and divides the people.

Ryan W. Chen
MFA 2008
Thesis
http://www.ryanwchen.com
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Thirty-One Thousand Feet Above (01:12)

Through the lens of poetry, this animated short examines a man's emotional struggle before dropping the atomic bomb, capturing a single dramatic moment of time.

Imran Shafi
BA 2010
CTAN 301
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Projections (02:24)

One motion over multiple spaces as an exploration of memory: at once in the present and in the past.

Kendra Ryan
MFA 2010
Experimental Animation
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Please Remain Seated (02:58)

Paint-on-glass animated short about a man who desires to escape the claustrophobic situation of a jet-airliner.

Jacob Albers
MFA 2010
Production 1
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Set_In_Solitude (03:44)

The story of an old lady living in a fishbowl. She is ensconced in misery and solitude until things get shaken up.

Malak Quota
MFA 2010
Master Class
http://www.malakq.com
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Lintscape (03:26)

Killer lint!

Caitlin Craggs
BA 2009
Senior Project
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Tokyo/Jitensha (01:15)

Bicycling through Tokyo - at the speed of light.

Steven Day
MFA 2010
Master Class
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Topi (06:17)

Amidst the turbulent partition of India circa 1947, a young Hindu boy has a chance encounter with a stranger.

Arjun Rihan
MFA 2008
Thesis
http://www.arjunrihan.com
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The Epic of Gilgamesh (08:00)

A classic story - the loss of a friend - told like no other.

Huckleberry Lain
MFA 2009
Thesis
http://www.huckleberrylain.net
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