End of Semester Screenings Fall 2013

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End of Semester Screenings Fall 2013

A festival of student works

Join the RTF Department the week of December 9 -15  as we showcase this fall’s student work.

Taking place on the UT Campus, the free screenings will culminate on Sunday, Dec. 15, with graduate students’ documentaries from 3–5:30 p.m. and graduate thesis films from 7–10 p.m. at the Student Activity Center (SAC) Auditorium, 1.402. This semester’s thesis filmmakers are: Roshan Murthy, Annie Silverstein, Simon Quiroz, Monique Walton, and Déjà Bernhardt. We'll offer light refreshments from 6-7 p.m.

In addition to the screenings, “Digital Demo Day” will take place on Thursday, December 12, featuring presentations and a digital arcade in CMB Studio 4B in which the public can try out students’ games and watch animation and FX demos. Students will also present their work in Studio 4D.

Venues

Jesse Jones Communication Building B (CMB): MapParking
Belo Center for New Media (BMC): MapParking
Student Activity Center (SAC): Map; Parking can be found south of MLK, near the Bob Bullock History Museum.

Schedule

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Mon Dec 9   7:30 – 9:30 PM      344M Interactive Storytelling (Kocher) CMB Studio 4B

Tue Dec 10   3:30 – 4:30 PM      340 Studio Production (Knight) CMB Studio 4D

                      5:30 – 7:30 PM      366K Intro to Documentary (Spiro) CMB Studio 4D

                      7:30 – 9:30 PM      343 Advanced Documentary (Spiro) CMB Studio 4D

Wed Dec 11  5:00 – 7:00 PM      366K Narrative Production (Garrison) CMB Studio 4D

                      7:00 – 9:00 PM      366K Narrative Production (Mims) CMB Studio 4D

Thu Dec 12   3:00 - 8:00 PM       DIGITAL DEMO DAY (see grid schedule)

3:00 -3:30 pm – CMB Studio 4B
INTRO TO DIGITAL MEDIA & 2D ART (Daugherty, Elam, & Ghobrial)

3:30 – 3:45 pm – CMB Studio 4B
WRITING FOR INTERACTIVE GAMES & MEDIA (Pacotti)

4:30 -5:30 pm CMB Studio 4D
VFX & MOTION GRAPHICS; SPECIAL TOPICS IN CG (Akins)

3:30 - 5:30 pm – CMB Studio 4B
CG GAMES w/Oculus Rift (Bays)

4:30 - 5:30 pmCMB Studio 4B
INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND GAME DEVELOPMENT (Bennatt & Toprac)

5:30 - 6:00 pm MIXER CMB Studio 4B

5:30 -6:30 pm CMB Studio 4D
INTRO TO 2-D ANIMATION (Marslett)

6:00 - 7:00 pm CMB Studio 4B
GAME DEVELOPMENT CAPSTONE: 2D GAMES (Toprac)

6:30 -8:00 pm CMB Studio 4D
CG FOR FILM & GAMES; ADVANCED VFX; VFX & MOTION GRAPHICS (Bays)

                      8:00 – 10:00 PM    368 Cinematography (Raval) CMB Studio 4D

Fri Dec 13     5:00 – 7:00 PM      366K Narrative Production (Bench) CMB Studio 4D

                      7:00 – 10:00 PM    368C Advanced Directing (Shea) CMB Studio 4D

Sat Dec 14   4:00 – 6:00 PM      366K Narrative Production (Schiesari) Belo Auditorium, BMC 2.106

                      6:00 – 8:00 PM      367L 16mm Production (Schiesari) Belo Auditorium, BMC 2.106

                      8:00 – 10:00 PM    343 Advanced Narrative (Rohal) Belo Auditorium, BMC 2.106

Sun Dec 15   3:00 – 5:30 PM      MFA 1st year Documentaries (Stekler) Student Activity Center (SAC), Auditorium, 1.402

                      6:00 – 7:00 PM      RECEPTION –Student Activity Center (SAC), Auditorium, 1.402

                      7:00 –10:00 PM     MFA THESIS – Student Activity Center (SAC), Auditorium, 1.402

 

Thesis Films

UNCANNY VALLEY (15 min)
dir. Roshan Murthy
A guy tries to digitally resurrect his deceased mother. (Narrative)

SKUNK (16 min)
dir. Annie Silverstein
After a teenage girl's pit bull kills a skunk, a neighborhood boy draws her into the world of dog fighting. (Narrative)

CAGERS (22 min)
dir. Simon Quiroz
Benigno is a recent immigrant to the U.S. When he attempts to play on the local basketball court, he discovers that the local street gang, known as the 22nd Street Inmates gang, owns the court, and playing comes at a price. (Narrative)

WE WILL ALWAYS BE HERE (19 min)
dir. Monique Walton
Generations of African American residents reflect and explore the unstoppable transformation of the East Austin community. (Documentary)

Q&A, followed by a brief INTERMISSION

RETURNING TO ANANDA (60 min)
dir. Déjà Bernhardt-Leazera
Ananda returns to the small town where she was raised, the epicenter of Transcendental Meditation, to introduce her daughter to her father. When she arrives, she finds that knowing yourself is more profound that one might think. (TV pilot)