Project Planning Observations: Week 1 & 2

September 21, 2011

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Dinner at P.F. Changs – September 9th, 2011 – Decor in front lobby looks expensive – Hostess lies to the people right after us saying there will be a 30 minute wait, when she just told us 15. – Bar is full at 6:30 PM – Even though it is an “Asian” food restaurant, there […]

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PROJECT PLANNING: Week 1 Literature Pieces

September 6, 2011

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Choosing three pieces of literature that greatly influenced me was actually quite a challenge. I am not a big reader and don’t often choose literature as a form of amusement in my spare time. The first piece I chose was “The Catcher in the Rye.” Out of all the books I was ever assigned to […]

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PROJECT PLANNING: Week 1 Introductions

September 5, 2011

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My name is Nick Sirianni, I am from Deerfield, New York. Its a small town right outside of the city of Utica, which is about 2 hours away from Rochester. It’s boring and there is never anything to do there, so if you get the opportunity to visit, just don’t. I am the third year […]

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Version 1 of Final Project

May 12, 2011

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Below is what I am submitting as my final project for week 10 submission. It features a compilation of all 3 “alien” clips. I used only the best footage and I think it came out quite beautifully. This movie does not feature any of the dissolve effects as I am not content with them yet. […]

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FINAL PREVIEW

May 11, 2011

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Here is the final preview of my project. Again, extremely pleased with how it turned out. I really feel like I have got a good understanding of Keylight in After Effects and how to composite, and blend into the background scene so the two clips fit together. There were other programs mentioned in class for […]

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Busy busy busy

May 4, 2011

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Long awaited update! I’ve been editing like crazy and I have finally completed the scenes for another “alien encounter” in the video. I’m still working on getting the other 2 to a point that I am happy with but here is a link to what I have done thus far. Like the first preview just […]

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“Dissolve” Effect Experimentation

April 17, 2011

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I still am perfecting the disintegration effects to achieve a look I am happy with, but here are some variations of what I have got to so far. I am experiencing some difficulty in that at times the image looks too 2 dimensional and flat against the background as it is dissolving away.

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