And here’s the final project – a reimagined opening and closing animated sequence to the American rom-com-drama TV series Sex and the City created by Darren Star for HBO, adapted from Candace Bushell’s 1997 book of the same name. I utilised a 4:3 (or 1.33:1) aspect ratio to match the original dimensions of the show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jhd4GkRY3g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PQHXUzeRc4 Project … Continue reading The final project!
We’re in the thick of it now, with some major changes and adjustments along the way. As noted in the previous post, I dove into the research and ideation stages of the design process and began to converge my thinking in the first stage of the double diamond design model. I found that I preferred … Continue reading Major project development
Project links Pitch Beta YouTube lookbook TikTok Approaching the Future Cultures DA Challenge Future Cultures DA Focus: Consider the future in the next 5, 10, 25, or 50 years The Future Cultures challenge for this subject was to consider the future in the next 5 to 50 years, in a field of our choice. We’re … Continue reading back to the future III: the final project
The final update to my live-tweeting journey is here (see Live Tweeting Part 1: Tweet of the Moment). You know the gist: weekly screenings, sci-fi movies, linking to our lectures and additional content, and a nice bonus of attracting the attention of an existing fandom. Blade Runner 2049 (2017) This movie was one of my … Continue reading Live Tweeting Part 2: We Tweet Again
We’re back for a Part 2 of commenting and reflecting our Future Cultures Digital Artefact, this time for our Project Beta update. As I already mentioned in my Part 1 post with our Project Pitches, the sheer range of topics able to be analysed under the future thinking framework is possibly the best part of … Continue reading three heads are Beta than one
Our next and final major project is officially underway, with a choice of various kinds of motion design applications. I’ve chosen to tackle the opening and closing credits of the film Ratatouille. The form of my project will be two 2-3 minute animated sequences set to music used in the film. In terms of graphic … Continue reading Task 2 Pitch
https://youtu.be/ASqBXV7z8Go Initially for my digital artefact, I planned to incorporate my growing interest in filming and editing lifestyle vlogs to post weekly videos and explore the culture around journaling and surveillance with a future studies lens. While feedback was positive, I hadn't figured out how to integrate what we were learning in the subject into … Continue reading project beta: back to the fashion
And here it is. My final motion design for our first assignment in VCD302 Motion Design (unfortunately cut a little bit short during the GIF-making process). While I certainly didn’t achieve everything I had hoped to create for the final design, I still believe it shows a good level of technical proficiency in using Adobe … Continue reading Task 1 Complete!
After getting familiar with some fundamentals of motion design, it’s time to dive into it the best way possible – doing some actual motion design. While studying the theory and history of how things move on screens is a potentially endless rabbit hole (something I wouldn’t mind falling into), learning to create motion design from … Continue reading Working on Task 1
As a horror genre aficionado and now motion-design student, I can’t think of a better way to dive into the fundamentals of motion design than studying the animated opening sequences of Night of the Demons (1988) and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018). The influences of the former are clearly seen in the latter through the … Continue reading Motion design in animated opening sequences