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.

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