Today we are going to recreate the following compositions in class:
The making of these two compositions will cover a lot of the basic concepts that you will need to make your own compositons, such as a.)masking, b.)compositing, c.)adjustment layers, and d.)collage. [Click here] for the exercise files, and see below for a tutorial video on how I made these compositions:
For today's exercise, we're going to explore a peculiar effect of vision referred to as [parallax]. The best part: we're going to do so by making the short tribute video, seen above, celebrating the original members of The Bauhaus.The Details: I have prepared a [PDF and exercise files] for this lesson to help you along in creating the animation. [Here is the font file] is used to create the PhotoShop file.
I've also prepared a two-part tutorial video of the above exercise:
For the Final: You should still be working on your [Part 1 of the final project]: creating an homage to a specific typeface. For Part 2, you will make use of the parallax effect to bring these compositions to life.
This is the pitch video for the ¡Salud! Myths and Reality of Mexican Immigrant Health documentary that I am currently researching and developing with my students. This film is the product of my honors seminar course at Lehman College CUNY exploring the so-called 'Latino Health Paradox' – the better than expected health outcomes of recent Latino immigrants to the US. We want to create a broadcast two-hour documentary to explain this paradox through the lens of recent Mexican immigrants in NYC.
This pitch video will be used to help crowdfund the documentary.
Directed by: David Schwittek and Alyshia Galvez
Victor Borja Armas
I recently completed this short animation for the 2013 Sustainable CUNY Video Short Contest. The film features the voices of Natalie Goldberg, Lindsey Goldberg, and Abby Schwittek.
I made this short doc for the Bronx Children's Museum's 3rd annual Dream Big Initiative, shown at Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx. Bobby was a ton of fun to work with! His response to the film: " You do good work!"