Undersea News
During the SCAD Winter-Spring quarters in 2021, I was the sole motion designer working in collaboration with the senior film Undersea News. Below are all of the final shots that were used in  the completed film.
I communicated directly with the student team in charge of the film throughout the process,  providing mockups, final versions, and multiple changes according to feedback along the way. This was a quarter-long process from start to finish of my involvement.
The introductory shot, a news-style intro  that displayed the logo. Design, color, and animation were all done by me.
Wave transition used between scenes. Many edits were made to the speed and flow of this transition to fit with what the director had envisioned. 
A background for a scene between a few news anchors talking in cropped frames. Looped so that it could play for as long as needed.
A technical difficulties card, displayed near the end, customized to be sea themed. Design, colors, and animation all by me.
A title card for a fake movie at the end of the film. 
Process
Here is some process and WIPs from different stages of these shots, showing the evolution and changes that they all went through.
First version of the scene, no color, Illustrator
First version of the scene, no color, Illustrator
Second version of the scene, Illustrator
Second version of the scene, Illustrator
Third version, director asked for a version inspired by the sea floor
Third version, director asked for a version inspired by the sea floor
Fourth version, gradient overlay. I thought it was getting too busy
Fourth version, gradient overlay. I thought it was getting too busy
Fifth version, blue text
Fifth version, blue text
Final version, approved by USN team
Final version, approved by USN team
Some process of the design for the Technical Difficulties frame, which included a lot of edits and tweaks involving design and layout from the Undersea News team.
I provided the director with a few different color options as well as a quick edit to show what it would look like in the final shot.
Undersea News Credits
Directed by Noah Gleason
Written by Will Marsh and Noah Gleason
Produced by Meagan Price

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