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Devil as Old Man

NOCTURNE Voice Gig: The Devil Made Me Do It!

During finals week, I finally got to see the completed version of the senior animation thesis that I voice-acted for.  Previously known as The Devil’s School, it’s been renamed Nocturne. It was AWESOME!  The most interesting thing about it for me was how 2D characters were placed into 3D environments.  It made sense, practically,  because the […]

Commencement

LMU’s Centennial Commencement

As my freshman year comes to an end, the LMU campus is preparing to say goodbye to the Centennial Graduates of the Class of 2012. The entire Sunken Garden is a sea of white chairs in preparation for Commencement, with the length of Alumni Mall in the backdrop.  It’s impossible to walk past the stage […]

David MacMillan at LMU SFTV

Oscar Winner David MacMillan Teaches Me About Sound

Last Friday, Academy Award Winning Sound Engineer David MacMillan, conducted a workshop at LMU and I attended. David is one of the most important sound department experts in the world, winning Oscars for his work on The Right Stuff, Apollo 13, and Speed.  He’s batting 1.000, going 3-for-3 at the Academy Awards.  Some of his […]

Full-Auto w/ Banana Clip

Guns and Ammo – Sony Prop Department Style

Last week, my classmates and I had an unusual opportunity (thanks to an SFTV class assignment) to roam all over the Sony Property Department warehouse in Culver City. We’ve all seen the period pieces and the action films, and all those  behind-the-scenes tell-all and ”the making of” featurettes, but when you actually get to rummage through […]

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