Category Archives: 3D

Save Our Bees

 

Russian Premiere at the Eco Cup in late Feb

http://www.ecocup.ru/en

 

Bee’s will be having its European premiere at the Green Film Fest in Belgrade!

http://www.greenfest.rs/

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Bee’s screening in NYC at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, for the Animation Block Party Festival!

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Friday, 2pm July 31th at BAMcinématek located at the Peter Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, NY 11217.

Save Our Bees had its premiere at the Blue Plum Animation Festival at East Tennessee State…

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This is clip from an animation that will be part of the save the bee campaign.  I plan on developing a series of shorts, games and other media to help promote the value and preservation of such an important critter in our ecosystem.  I hope to inspire and help educate our next generation in helping to create a healthy and vibrant world that can sustain all forms of life.

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Demo Reel retrospective

A highlight of my independent work…

Here are some of the highlights:

  • MTV’s Cartoon Sushi
  • CNN 12 Days of Christmas
  • $100,000 South Carolina Film Grant
  • 2 films in the 1999 CalArts Producers Show
  • Spike and Mike
  • Tech TV
  • IFC
  • PBS

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Wings of the Sea

This is a film project that I contributed 3D models and animation for the Auklet.  This was part of a grant to help inform and shed light on the sea birds of the pacific.  It is currently being screened at the San Francisco Aquarium of the Bay

http://www.wingsofthesea.com/birdathlon/index.htm

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Bumbershoot to screen Appy Dreams

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I’m proud to announce that my film will be part of a great music and arts fest.  Bumbershoot is right up there with SXSW and Spoleto.

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Appy Dreams to screen at Piccolo Spoleto

Spoleto Festival USA

Category: Film & Literary
Series: Two Evenings of the South Carolina Film Fund Projects
The South Carolina Production Fund was created in 2006 to instill collaboration between filmmakers and the film programs at Clemson, the University of South Carolina, and Trident Technical College. These films reflect the first completed projects and area a showcase of the State’s film production programs and the next generation of creative professionals. Presented by the South Carolina Film Commission and the Charleston County Library. JUNE 3 SHOWING FROM 5:30-7:45PM INCLUDES 2 SHORT FILMS INCLUDING: APPALACHAIN DREAMS—(5min) An old clog dancer retires for the night, but his shoes are just getting started. Based on the traditional arts and crafts of southern Appalachia, Appalachian Dreams celebrates the high energy of clog dancing along with carved wooden toys, corn husk dolls, ceramic jugs and weaved baskets joining in on the fun. Director/Writer: David Donar; Producer: Tim Davis.

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Shane Acker’s visit to Clemson

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Shane Acker, David Donar, Tim Davis

 

Shane came to Clemson to do workshops and lectures for our Digital Production Arts program. Here he is pictured with me and my esteemed colleague Dr. Tim Davis.  Shane’s a great speaker and even better mentor to our students.  It was a great pleasure to have him around for the week and we look forward to working with him again.  Thanks Shane!

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Appalachian Dreams Clip

Here’s a clip of the film.  The full version is doing the film festival rounds so I won’t be posting it until next year.  I have DVD’s if anyone is interested.

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