Monday, May 9, 2011

Award Nomination!

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Running in the Rockies
Still from computer-painted video
©2010 Charlene Brown

I’ve just learned my computer-painted video, Running around North America,  has been nominated for an award at a student film festival taking place May 14 in Vancouver! 
In the festival listing, I described the making of this video, in a five-day session at the Gulf Islands Film & Television School, as follows:
Animation is an alarmingly slow process, so I was pretty relieved when I realized that by replicating a short Flash animation and compositing this replication with a ‘green screen’ film clip and some paintings I accessed from my blog, I could actually come up with something that ran for more than a couple of seconds…