Awards for Short Animation - Starlight
My duties on project includes:
Atlanta Film Festival 2015 Official Selection:
(Oscar-Eligible animated shorts category)
Nominee Georgia Film Critic Association Oglethorpe Award 2015
Animex Award Official Selection 2015
Creative Loafing Short Cuts Competition Finalist
Wonderroot Local Filmmaker’s Night Jury’s Choice Award 2014
1st Place at SCAD-Atlanta Global Game Jam
Global Game Jam
A global 48 hours competition to create a game. Over 250 participants and 32 teams at SCAD-Atlanta location.
1st Place team winner as Production Manager/ Background designer and painter.
Video for game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQqodQ3OoVI
Acceptee of 52 Illustration West Competition
Society of Illustrator
Illustration West is the largest juried illustration competition west of New York. SILA is proud to present established and emerging artists in this exciting representation of contemporary illustration in 2014.
Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist 2014
Was a Semi-finalist for the Illustration Category and Animation category (Under the name Yu Ueda on our collaboration project Starlight). The Adobe® Design Achievement Awards celebrate student achievement reflecting the powerful convergence of technology and the creative arts. The competition - which showcases individual and group projects created with industry-leading Adobe creative software - honors the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, game developers and computer artists from the world's top institutions of higher education
Port City Review
Had two of my illustrations published in Port City Review Art Journal. Port City Review is the Savannah
College of Art and Design’s literary arts journal. It exists to help showcase student work, displaying what our
students are capable of producing in one, single compilation.
Work at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQqodQ3OoVI
Open Studio Night
Exhibited and sold two pieces of illustration at SCAD's Open Studio Night Gallery event.
SCAD Masterclass Adult Swim Pitch Finalist
Top 6 teams finalist for SCAD Masterclass PITCH session. Went to Adultswim Studio Atlanta to pitch
episodic cartoon idea for executives + studio tour
Work at: https://europeanbakery.wordpress.com
1st place at Generate 24 Creature Design Challenge
24-Hour Animation/Game Development Character Design. Team of 3 creating character design and environment sketch, Maquette, and Z-Brush model.
Work at: http://www.luckystrokegenerate.blogspot.com
1st place in Animation 12x12 competition
Position: Lead Concept Artist and Illustrator
12n12 (2 days x 12 hours) team competition to create opening title sequence for Plaza Theatre Independent Movie Theatre by ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation) for International Animation Day
Event breakdown and end product: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTtWzKrtPtA&sns=fb