Print in Motion Winner: Thumbtacks

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Entry Title: ThumbtacksDesign Firm: none (self)Client: Self-Promotion for thumbtacksCreative Director: Melissa StammerArt Director: Melissa StammerVoice over: Melissa StammerAnimator: Melissa StammerDesigner: Melissa StammerWriter: Melissa StammerCompositing: Melissa StammerInstructor: Michele Wong

Project descriptionHi, my name is Melissa Stammer and when I was in high school I was guilty of having a cluttered, yet awesome bedroom wall. Years later, when sitting in my first motion class I was given the object “thumbtack” and told to design a creative animation around that theme. Immediately my mind flashed back to the hundreds of thumbtacks piercing my once bedroom wall and knew where to begin. Countless hours, days, and weeks later “Thumbtacks” the motion graphic was born.


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