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2009 Portland

WHEN:

Saturday, March 7, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
503-226-2811
www.portlandartmuseum.org

JUDGES:

Brad Johnson

BRAD JOHNSON
Creative Director-Second Story

With a background in philosophy and fine arts, Brad turned his focus to interactive media in 1994 when he created “Pinch,” an award-winning multimedia mailer for a fictitious clothespin company. His creative leadership guides the studio’s work, from concept development to the implementation of site architecture and visual aesthetics. Brad has a B.A. in Philosophy from Washington and Lee University.


Chris Hotz

CHRIS HOTZ
Creative Director-Nemo Design

Chris Hotz lived the dream of snowboard bum after college at Kent State. A ruptured spleen and several months getting intimate with an Apple 7600 led him to Morrow Snowboards in Portland, Oregon, where he was later snatched up by K2. Hotz, with partners Jeff Bartel and Trevor Graves, started a three-man operation called Nemo. Nemo’s current clients are HP, Bell Helmets, Skullcandy, and Nike 6.0 brand.


www.nemodesign.com

Manny Bernardez

MANNY BERNARDEZ
Design Director | Global Brand Design Media, Nike

Originally from Caracas Venezuela, Manny Bernardez (a.k.a. moi) has been working in the Motion Design/Film world for over 11 years. This journey has taken him from Miami Beach, NYC, with brief stints in Chicago, and LA. And finally landing him in good ol’ PDX. Currently, Manny is a resident Design Director for Nike. Manny spends most of his time day-dreaming, doodling, writing treatments, designing, editing, and animating.


Small Deer

Nando Costa

NANDO COSTA
Creative Partner/Director – Bent Image Lab

 

A Brazilian native, Nando moved to the US and entered the animation world at Digital Kitchen as a Senior Designer and animator. Soon after, he started an animation company in Rio with his wife and creative partner Linn Olofsdotter. There he curated two books both published by Die-Gestalten Verlag. In 2004 he joined Modernista! as Creative Director to work with clients Napster to Hummer. Nando then moved to Portland, OR to jumpstart Nervo.tv – which in its first year created animated films for Zune, Nike, Adobe to FOX. As 2009 began, Nervo joined forces with Bent Image Lab.


Robert Lewis

ROBERT LEWIS
Creative Director-Fashionbuddha

 

Robert works out of his award-winning studio Fashionbuddha and is co-owner of the Grassy Knoll Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Robert has contributed to Portland’s creative community as co-founder and director of Goto+Play, curator of several local animation festivals, and previous adjunct professor of motion graphics at the Art Institute of Portland.


www.fashionbuddha.com

PORTLAND TEAM:

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TOMMY ALFSON
Student of Design

One of the rare, true natives to Portland, Tommy spent his youth building forts and hunting with BB guns.  Currently working in the world of interior design, while in his final term of the Design Management program at the Art Institute of Portland, he has enjoyed a varied background ranging from graphic design and photography, to styling (The North Face, Ann Taylor, Hurley, Adidas, Nike, Yamaha) and a brief stint making street signs.  Tommy is the one who always gets asked to cook, taps to the beat, never the first one to arrive, can taste the difference, and could wear a different pair of shoes everyday for a month.



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PINEY KAHN
Partner & Founder, milk milk

A veteran of pop culture biz (Capitol Records, Grand Royal/Beastie Boys, DC Shoes, etnies, and Red Bull), Piney founded milk milk (a marketing collective) in 2006 to do what she loves best – connect people. Piney lives in Portland, OR, where she enjoys watching Dr. Who and embarking on ill-advised home improvement projects.

 


Milk Milk


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JASON RESCH
Senior Account Manager, Twenty Four Seven

Jason Resch is a Senior Account Manager for an internationally award-winning multi-disciplinary design firm: Twenty Four Seven. His specialties include research, branding, marketing, and community outreach. His Twenty Four Seven projects range from managing the design/build process of world-class retail stores, shop-in-shops, and retail extensions to research projects that cut across strategy, 2D and 3D. Resch, an art community advocate, also teaches at the Pacific Northwest College of Art within the Communication Design program. www.twentyfour7.com www.pnca.edu




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SHOAM THOMAS
Design Director, Downstream

Shoam is a West coast designer who has worked for the likes of Mattel, Nike, Autodesk, and Nintendo and continues his pursuit of clear graphic communication in current interactive, environmental, and branded display projects. A renaissance man, he can be found in Portland bouncing from record shops to wine bars to clothing stores doing his part to keep the economy afloat.


shoamthomas.com
wearecache.com


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AMANDA KRAFFT
currently unemployed and totally awesome

Born and raised in Alaska (no, she doesn't know Sarah Palin), Amanda is new to the design world with a background in nonprofit work and an uncanny talent for making friends. When she isn't drinking caramel lattes you can find her rippin' up the dance floor, pouring over magazines, and hanging out with her twin sister.




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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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PORTLAND

THE MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNS

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PORTLAND MOTION DESIGN CONTESTANTS

LLOYD BAGTAS

Lloyd a.k.a. The Brown Bomber [BROBO] was given this nickname from his high levels of melanin and his ability to control his flatulence. When not singing karaoke, he is doodling characters and making them come to life. Lloyd animates usually through impromptu song, arousing hip movements or making kazoo sounds.


Lloyd Bagtas
myColor myIdea

STEPHEN FITZGERALD

Stephen Fitzgerald is a motion graphics designer residing in rural Washington, not far from Portland, Oregon. He works remotely with companies in NY, LA, SF, Seattle, and P-Town doing anything from concept storyboards through full production of whatever work comes his way.


Stephen Fitzgerald
myColor myIdea

JAMAL QUTUB

Jamal Qutub a.k.a. Nimpsy has been a digital artist since the late 90's working and experimenting all over Portland in graphic, interactive and motion design; as well as direction, animation, editing and production. Jamal enjoys making a living being creative. He doesn't really know what else to do.


Jamal Qutub
myColor myIdea

CARLOS MAYA

giving the people what they want since 1999.


myColor myIdea
Carlos Maya

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