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2009 Los Angeles

WHEN:

Saturday, February 21, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Avalon Hollywood
1735 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-467-4571
www.avalonhollywood.com

JUDGES:

Steven Johnson

STEVEN JOHNSON
Founder/Executive Producer of Factory Features

Steven lives in Los Angeles. He produces music videos. He hates elevators and 711’s. He makes up his own words to every song he likes and then he sings them to himself in his car. He’s produced videos for Foo Fighters, Korn, HIM, Better Than Ezra, Hot Hot Heat, The Strays and Trust Company to name a few.


http://www.factoryfeatures.com

Adina Sales

ADINA SALES
Exec Producer & Founder, Blacklist

Adina began her career as an agency producer and later became an executive producer at Young + Rubicam, New York. She has produced award winning television campaigns for Mercedes to Pfizer. In 2006, Sales departed to launch Blacklist. Blacklist’s mandate is to create visual delights that excite inspired minds. The roster reflects talent in mixed media, design and animation.


www.blacklist.tv

Yolanda Santosa

YOLANDA SANTOSA
Founder / Principal

Yolanda ‘Yo’ came to the U.S. in 1995 and started working in 2000 at yU+co designing for projects like 300 to Desperate Housewives. Although she loved storytelling, she couldn’t ignore her once dormant curiosity for branding. She founded Ferroconcrete in 2006 with Pinkberry, managing all brand/marketing strategies. She’s taught at Art Center and earned several awards–3 consecutive Emmy nominations.


Ferro-concrete.com

Alexei Tylevich

ALEXEI TYLEVICH
Co-Founder and Creative Director, Logan

Logan is an experimental studio model combining design, production and post-production into a seamless workflow. The company’s creative output ranges from directing TV spots and music videos to print, branding, broadcast, environmental design, fashion, online and sound design. The projects are a unique blend of live action, animation and visual effects for clients like Apple to Nike, among many others.


www.logan.tv

LOS ANGELES TEAM:

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HEATHER THOMPSON

Ten years in the entertainment industry can make anyone a corporate whore, but not true of this pr/marketing/events lassie. Bocce enthusiasts, cigar aficionado and mixologist (alcohol and vinyl) are just a few hats this future skipper likes to wear. Heather is only a hater when it comes to mayonnaise and is a lover of the other white meat.




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JAKE MAYMUDES
Compositor, Digital Domain

Born from hippies, raised by a pack of wolves along with Franz Kafka. Loves to love, digs all things film. Believes gravity pushes rather than pulls.


www.jakemaymudes.com


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KELLY NICHOLS

Freelance print and interactive designer. Bred tall and fast on the limestone rich hills of Kentucky. Interests include: photography, bourbon and developing alternative weather analyses for the greater Los Angeles area.




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PHILIP LEVIE
Producer

Before moving to Los Angeles in 2005, he was the literary manager for the Drama Desk award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre in NYC . An MFA graduate from the Producers Program at the UCLA Film School, Philip has worked with Double Feature Films, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Paramount Vantage and Mike Tollin Productions. He co-produced the inaugural Cut & Paste Los Angeles in 2006.




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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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LOS ANGELES

THE MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNS

People's Choice Prize

LOS ANGELES MOTION DESIGN CONTESTANTS

KEITH FENTER

Hailing from the middlewest America, Keith developed his concept-driven sensibility through such various outlets from fake-blood soaked hardcore bands to bible-belt evangelism. Fully capable with motion graphics, design, and interactive media, he splits his time between LA & STL working with big-name brands to nonprofit organizations, local music and businesses.


Keith Fenter
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TJ SOCHOR

After graduating with a Fine Arts degree, a friend introduced me to After Effects and I never looked back. I then spent several years in the Central Ohio production industry, studying all-things-motionographer and memorizing all my command+shift+whatevers, before making the jump to Los Angeles to freelance in 2007.


TJ Sochor
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KYLE THORSEN

Party, Design, Work in that order. Twenty year old freelance designer from Thousand Oaks. Studied Digital Media at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Motion is my medium.


Kyle Thorsen
myColor myIdea

JESSE AUSTIN

Some of the things that excite Jesse Austin: Markers and Pencils, Snowboarding,
Naked Time, Speed Racer, Blank Paper, Rock Band Drums, Snow Fall and or Confetti,
Coffee, Smell of Oil Paints, getting out of or coming back to L.A., Drawing Monster,
and Shinny Things!!!!

The above is not necessarily listed in order of importance.


Jesse Austin
myColor myIdea

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