Character Animation & Animation/Visual Effects Premieres

Thursday, April 30, 2020 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join us virtually for the Character Animation & Animation/Visual Effects Premieres on Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m. We'll be streaming the films LIVE via YouTube here:

BFA CHARACTER ANIMATION Class of 2020 — Premieres:
Students in this limited-access track of the Emerging Media BFA program spent two years working in teams to create these unique animated films. Please join us for the world-wide premiere screening of two new films created by the Class of 2020 Character Animation undergraduate students at UCF. Music written by Frazier Smith and Ryan Mulder. Sound design by Matt Tracy. Faculty advisement by Jo Anne Adams, Cheryl Briggs, Darlene Hadrika, Phil Peters and Stella Sung.

Delivery – While transporting packaged souls to the afterlife, Persephone discovers that true friends can be found even in the damnedest of places. Created by Daniela Diaz-Rivera, Brittanny Escobar, Kelsey Hall, Kenna Hornibrook, Noel Isham, Victoria Jones, Shawnna Larmond, Jackie Liccardi, Vickie Luong, Ashley Lupariello, Sanne Methorst, Alina Morales, Matthew Negron, Crissy Peters and Emma Youmans.

Stick to Manual — When a curious robot finds a seemingly worthless book, he discovers that the knowledge within is truly priceless. Created by Christian Antonini, David Arango Aguirre, Tanice Arnold, Pedro Beniquez-Cortes, Joseph Brandenburg, Heaven Castillo, Kati Groen, Alyssa Klapka, Erin Lee, Martin Leon Y Leon, Pravin Ramdeen, Karen Salzgeber and Franco Villanova.

The premieres of UCF’s Master of Fine Arts in Animation and Visual Effects thesis films from the inaugural graduating class.

Amplify by Dana Barnes ’16 — An imaginative boy must realize his strength to overcome the will of a bully and restore harmony to his reality.

Seeds of Doubt by Amber Hilson — A young witch encounters frustration in her training as her self-doubt causes even her own magic to turn against her.

Alexander by Alyssa Garoogian — When Alexander discovers the beauty and color of his own imagination through an original piano piece, can he give himself the courage to express his creativity beyond just fantasy?

Ouroboros by Heather Knott ’11 — A fractured consciousness locked in a perpetual cycle of explosive negativity is interrupted by a mysterious new illuminating presence, inciting a raw discovery of self and what it means to be complete.

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