Angel Wagenstein: Art Is a Weapon //
Film title design, design and animation of internal graphics, save-the-date web mailer, poster and postcard design for Angel Wagenstein: Art Is a Weapon, a documentary portrait of Bulgarian Jewish filmmaker, novelist and revolutionary Angel Wagenstein. The film is a exploration of what Wagenstein’s life and films reveal about the intimate realities of Cold War culture in a divided and contentious post-war Europe.
Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo //
Art direction, design (with Christine Candia) and animation for show open, lower thirds, credits, maps and all other internal graphics for Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo.
The show follows Rallo on his culinary adventures throughout Italy and celebrates Italy’s authentic food, people, history, wine and culture.
Eat!Drink!Italy! with Vic Rallo was the subject of a New York Times article was nominated for two New York Emmy Awards.
All three seasons of the show can be viewed @eatdrinkitaly.org
Environmental Defense Fund //
Design and animation of graphic elements for a series of three short web videos for The Environmental Defense Fund. Each video was a combination of live action and graphic segments, with a different theme related to educating consumers about lowering emissions and energy usage.
Style frames published in:
Design Elements, Color Fundamentals: A Graphic Style Manual for Understanding How Color Affects Design.
Author: Aaris Sherin. Publisher: Rockport Publishers.
After Rikers: Justice by Design//
Design and execution of video packaging including; open title, lower thirds, credits and internal graphic elements, and all social media banners, headers and key art for After Rikers: Justice by Design, a short film that explores the vision for community-based jails that New York City plans to build as part of its efforts to reform the criminal justice system and significantly reduce incarceration. The film has been screened in numerous locations in New York City to raise awareness about the cities proposals for closing Rikers Island and building new smaller jails closer to court houses in the city’s boroughs.
After Rikers: Justice by Design
#MeToo, Now What?//
Co-design and animation for open title sequence and internal graphics for #MeToo, Now What?, a PBS docuseries hosted by Women for Women International C.E.O. Zainab Salbi. Host Zainab Salbi and a range of guests have open, authentic conversations about sexual harassment In America—how we reached this point and how we can affect positive and lasting change.
Design and animation of show open title, and all additional program packaging and internal graphics for Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack.
Design for open title and internal graphics for No Choice, a series of online interviews with seven women and one male doctor who tell their stories and reflect on what America would be like if Roe vs. Wade were overturned: if the really were No Choice.
Animated open for a children's television series pilot episode. Play-Go-Round presents children's theater companies to a television audience. The show features a group called ‘The Story Pirates’ who go into elementary and middle schools, do workshops with the students, and use the students writing to create theater pieces. A family of puppet characters hosts the show. The graphic packaging incorporates a variety of iconic theatrical characters and symbols, in a playful setting, visually introducing young children to the history and global legacy of theater.
Act of Honor //
Designed and animated an open title sequence for a one hour History Channel documentary abuot Sgt. Rafael Peralta, a marine who saved the lives of his squad mates in Fallujah by sacrificing his own.
Web banner and images for website, twitter and facebook for Moyers.com
Design (with David Frisco) and animation of open title treatment, map graphics, lower thirds and end credit roll for a documentary film chronicling the life of nomadic families in Tibet. Summer Pasture premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and was short-listed for both the Grand Jury Prize and Inspiration Award. The film also screened in New York at the IFC Film Center.
Trailblazers in Habits//
Design and animation of open title, internal graphics and print poster for Trailblazers in Habits a documentary portrait of the life and work of the Maryknoll Sisters. A group of American nuns who have historically accompanied the disenfranchised in their struggle for social justice.
A compilation reel of work done as a
designer // animator // art director
for various clients including
SHOWTIME, HBO, Cinemax and the Sundance Channel.
Art Direction for various HD channels for the launch of VOOM HD.
Art Direction, design (with Evan Williams) and animation for a show open title sequence and internal graphics for the promotional pilot episode of Peruvian Pantry with Marita Lynn.
Fred Friendly Seminars: In the Balance //
Co-designed (with Dale Robbins/Pie Design) and animated a logo and all of the show packaging elements for In the Balance. The logo and the design theme of the show packaging were also subsequently used in the program’s set and web design. The Fred Friendly Seminars had been a renowned presence on PBS for over twenty years, creating more than one hundred television programs. In 2005, Fred Friendly Seminars announced that its future television series would be promoted under the name In the Balance. Original air dates: June/July 2005, WNET, NY.