Monday, October 31, 2011

Halloween filmmaking

In celebration of Halloween here's a great flowchart on how to create a horror film from Gregory Ferembach for the French channel Canal+

Friday, October 28, 2011

Illustration Friday: Fuel

This week the computer art classes created digital illustrations for Illustration Friday's "Fuel" theme, here are some examples.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Japan Society's Going Global Social Networking Project

We have begun collaborating with students in Japan, Pakistan, and throughout the United States as part of The Japan Society's Going Global Social Networking Project. The Photography classes started in September and below are some examples of one part of the project.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tintin morphing animation sequence

The Adventures of Tintin from James Curran on Vimeo.

As we are progressing on our own short animated film I thought I would share this pretty sweet morphing animation from the title sequence of the new film Tintin.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Alaphabet animation in Media Art

Here's an example of a finished storyboard and name credit from our alaphabet animation project that we're working on in Mr. Needles media arts classes as well as what the final animated segment looks like.

2011 Hampton's Film Festival

This weekend a group of students from Mr.Needles classes and the Art Honor Society and Media Art Honor Society spent time volunteering for the 2011 Hampton's Film Festival in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Montauk, & Southampton. Students had an opportunity to meet and work with professionals from the film industry such as: Alec Baldwin, Steven Spielberg, & Alexander Skarsgard.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

The 2011 Hamptons Film Festival

Next week we will once again be volunteering at The Hamptons Film Festival on the east end and there will be some information given out on Wednesday in a joint meeting of the Art & Media Art Honor Society afterschool. If you're interested be sure to fill out the volunteer application here.
This year the festival will be showing some great films such as: The Rum Diary, The Descendants, & Jeff Who Lives At Home. Among those expected to attend the Festival are: Lauren Ambrose, David Bailey, Bob Balaban, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Barkin, Harry Belafonte, Matthew Broderick, Jay Duplass, Felicity Jones, Penelope Ann Miller, Matthew Modine, Susan Sarandon, Bobby Valentine, Rufus Wainwright, Lucy Walker, Wim Wenders, and Anton Yelchin.