Digital Culture Film: Under Fire!

A young heroine must fight not only her nemesis, but the doubts from the very city she tries to save.

I created this 2D frame-by-frame animated short for my Capstone project for ASU’s Digital Culture program during the Spring 2014 semester. I wanted to create a relatable character with real-world problems. When overcome with discouragement and doubt, it is easy for us to lose sight of our passion and drive. As a 2D artist, it can become quite disheartening to hear 2D frame-by-frame animation classed as a “dying art.” Through the use of  Under Fire! I hope to reinvigorate a drive for traditional animation as well as encourage audiences to get back to the roots of their passions. I worked in collaboration with fellow Digital Culture seniors Alexa Boccieri and Antwaun Smith to complete this project.

“Under Fire!” debuted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at ASU’s Digital Culture Showcase.

Learn more about my work at http://www.elizabethveghart.com

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