‘Restart 2020’ Accepted to Three Film Festivals

Our documentary film ‘Restart 2020‘ travels to New England! The SENE Film Festival, 11th Arlington International Film Festival, and New Haven International Film Festival accepted ‘Restart 20’ in this year’s upcoming film festivals. ‘Restart 2020’ premieres in Rhode Island on Thursday, October 13, 2021at the SENE Film Festival. The festival takes place in person atContinue reading “‘Restart 2020’ Accepted to Three Film Festivals”

Locating Business Insights from Digital Mapping

The area nestled between Eastern Rhode Island and hugging the Atlantic ocean to the cape is known as Massachusett’s Southcoast. The area is home to many communities such as Fall River, MA, New Bedford, MA, and Fairhaven, MA. These communities are also home to excellent restaurants, bars, and ice cream shops. There are many placesContinue reading “Locating Business Insights from Digital Mapping”

Analyzing Google Trends for Business Locations

For this post, I wanted to simulate what it might be like to be a social media manager for a coffee company looking to expand its business in Massachusetts. The fictional coffee company, “To Bean or Not to Bean,” seeks to expand its locations to two to three bordering states. In this scenario, I’ll lookContinue reading “Analyzing Google Trends for Business Locations”

Gaining Insight from Analyzing Social Media Posts

Every second of every day, a new post is posted to social media platforms. With millions of people vying for people’s attention, it can be a crowded space for companies, businesses, governments, and anyone with anything to say. Analytics can help improve the efficacy of social media posts. I recently have been curious about theContinue reading “Gaining Insight from Analyzing Social Media Posts”

Using Animation to Inspire Digital Learning

School is just around the corner for many students and teachers, and I’m eager to enter my media art class with some excitement. Yes, the past two pandemic years were challenging, stressful, and overwhelming. However, I’m really looking to motivate and inspire my students like never before. During the last two years, restrictions on collaboration,Continue reading “Using Animation to Inspire Digital Learning”

Adding Animated UI to Mobile Applications

Animating User Interfaces A while back, I explored the creative process of developing a working mobile application prototype. I developed a prototype attempting to improve the tourism efforts of New Bedford, Massachusetts. While the prototype functions well, I knew it could become much stronger and experimented with user interface animations. I created two different animationsContinue reading “Adding Animated UI to Mobile Applications”

Gull: A Stop Animated Film

I always tend to make things much more complicated than they need to be, especially when it comes to filmmaking. I get this urge to push myself, try something new, and I usually commit myself 150%. This week was no different. I’m writing his blog from Old Forge, New York, as we were able toContinue reading “Gull: A Stop Animated Film”

Storytelling with Animation

“We all love stories. We were born for them.” -Andrew Stanton Every day I’m reminded of this quote by Pixar producer Andrew Stanton. In Andrew’s TED talk, he reminds us what makes a story unforgettable, making a viewer care. We’ve all heard stories we didn’t care about, but the stories that made us care liveContinue reading “Storytelling with Animation”

Restart 2020, Official Selection Wood’s Hole Film Festival

I’ve got some exciting news regarding my documentary film, Restart 2020. The Woods Hole Film Festival selected Restart 2020 to screen during this year’s 30th annual festival! I’m honored Restart 2020 will be included! REstart 2020 The documentary film, Restart 2020, tells the story of three New Bedford artists navigating large art projects through theContinue reading “Restart 2020, Official Selection Wood’s Hole Film Festival”