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2009 Chicago

WHEN:

Saturday, April 4, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Congress Theater
2135 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
312-458-9668
www.congresschicago.com

JUDGES:

Alex/Nano

ALEX/NANO
Interactive Systems Engineer

Alex/Nano specializes in digital sculpture. Growing from scientific data-driven post-rave club visuals, he specialized in reactive/generative systems for live visual performances. In 2001, he turned his custom ultrasound & IR sensors on the crowd. He’s worked with everything from redshifts of galaxies to computer vision for metagenomic data visualization to more traditional kiosk applications in museums and festivals.


Eric Anderson

ERIC ANDERSON
Creative Director, Digital Kitchen

Eric is a two-time Emmy winning director and editor for the title sequences of Dexter and Six Feet Under. He has been working as a creative at Digital Kitchen for over 9 years and was elected to the Executive Committee for the Emmy awards through the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


Lori Talley

LORI TALLEY
Senior Editor, Cramer Kassel

Forget any boxed-up notions of what an interactive “producer,” “creative” or “strategist” is. I am a hybrid.

Currently, I am an interactive producer for independent ad agency, Cramer-Krasselt. I also teach sound design for installation and performance at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and am co-curator of the international festival and symposium, OPENPORT.


Lori Talley

Nick Campbell

NICK CAMPBELL
Motion Graphic Designer, Creamy Orange

Nick Campbell is a motion designer and photographer. He graduated with honors from the Illinois Institute of Art and now works at Digital Kitchen. You can view his photography/design/productivity website at Greyscalegorilla.com. His personal portfolio is Creamyorange.com. He likes Rubix Cubes, orange-red colors, Rube Goldberg devices and analyzing sneeze patterns.


Sean Berringer

SEAN BERRINGER
Managing Film Editor, Redcar

Sean Berringer has been editing nationally recognized advertising campaigns for the last 17 years. His career began with Chiat/Day/Mojo. Shortly after moving to Chicago in 1992, he played an influential role in opening an office for Red Car where he currently acts as their Managing Film Editor. Design has always played an influential role in his approach to film.


CHICAGO TEAM:

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JONATHAN MILLS

My boy Wolverine once said, "I'm the best there is at what I do," and though definitely words to live by, it's just a little bit harder being the best when what you do is nine different things.Oh and, by the way, the "Mills" stands for "Millions.




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LUCAS BUICK
Founder/Creative Partner, Synthetic Infatuation

Raised in the corn and cranberry fields of central Wisconsin, Lucas moved to the city in 2004 to work in editorial doing everything from fashion to telecom publications. After spending some time answering ant farmers and dudes in suits, Lucas and Ryan decided to set up their own shop—now they are the suit-wearing dudes.


Synthetic Infatuation


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RANEE WU

A self proclaimed original member of the Wu-Tang Clan (4 chambers), all <3 and aint nothin to f*k with.
Aside from her professional career, she dabbles with art, kung-fu cooking, and a few of the following affirmations she swears by:

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E2K
Event Producers

From the stadium to the symposium, from a cast of thousands to a single inspirational speaker, e2k applies creativity, state-of-the-art production systems, and technical expertise to every project. We strive to transform events into experiences, shows into magical moments, and clients into partners.

 

http://www.e2k.com/




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CHICAGO

THE MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNS

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CHICAGO MOTION DESIGN CONTESTANTS

NEM PEREZ

Of Cuban descent, born and raised in Chicago, I started off primarily as an illustrator, then slowly moved my way up to motion graphics. My goal is to simply be the best at what I do. I'm not only intrigued by design, but film-making as well and have had a stab at almost every type of art medium that is available.


Nem Perez
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BRADON WEBB

Bradon Webb is a freelance designer/animator specializing in 3D animation and VFX. He graduated with a BFA in new media from the Kansas City Art Institute.


Bradon Webb
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JOHNNY LIKENS

Johnny Likens is coming fresh out of Iowa State University with a BFA in Graphic Design, but has a true passion for motion graphics and animation. And always has. This 22 year old Iowa native is proud to compete on stage and excited to put his creative skills to the test.


Johnny Likens
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MATT PENNETTI

Matt Pennetti creates motion graphics and animation for clients and himself. He prides himself on his unique creativity resourcefulness, foundation in fine art, and looks to the spirit of the wolf for guidance.


Matt Pennetti
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