Content Creation

Shout out to my research assistant… oh wait…

My favorite podcast is Last Podcast on the Left. Hosted by three friends (two comedians and one normal, funny dude), LPOTL delves into all manner of high strangeness from cryptids and hauntings, to vampires - both psychic and of Sacramento. What I love most about LPOTL is that it blends humor and meticulously researched storytelling.… Continue reading Shout out to my research assistant… oh wait…

Motion Design

Motion Across Media VI: Interface Motion

Intro This week I took on digital interface motion. WTH? It's how the back button appears on your iPad version of Safari when you scroll up. Reading Chapter Nine: Animate! Liz Blazer finishes up the book Animated Storytelling with a bit of practical advice for the fledgeling animator, "don't be the fool who has to… Continue reading Motion Across Media VI: Interface Motion

Audio & Video Design

Motion Across Media Module IV: Stop Motion 2

Do you know what you get when you cross perfectionism with having a poor understanding of how long things take? Several meltdowns while trying to edit a stop motion project! For some reason I had it in my head that most of the work would be completed in the pre-production and production portion of this… Continue reading Motion Across Media Module IV: Stop Motion 2

Motion Design

Motion Across Media Module II: Mixing Motion

Have you ever seen those cool images on social media in which most of the frame is a still photo except one part that is moving, like the water or clouds? That's called a cinemagraph and this week I discovered that they are deceptively difficult to do well. Reading This week's chapters in Animated Storytelling… Continue reading Motion Across Media Module II: Mixing Motion