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Joseph Silver is the creative director of Designomotion, a motion graphics design studio located in New York City. His work has played in Times Square, the 2004 Olympics, and the 2006 World Cup, as well as being aired in commercials and show packages for ABC, CBS, MTV, and many other television networks. His studio has over ten years of experience creating customized broadcast design and animation for leaders in network television.

Education: Columbia University

Awards and Honors: Gold and Silver Broadcast Design Awards (Promax/BDA, Tribeca Film Festival)

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2013-06-07 after effects timeline:

Hi Jim,    How long is your clip from Bryce? How long is your After Effects composition? It sounds to me like the clip is way shorter than the duration of the AE composition. Please check the length of

2012-11-25 photography:

Hi David,    For this task, it would be best to use a program like Adobe Photoshop. You would use the Path or Lasso tool to cut out the face from one image and superimpose it on the face from the other

2012-10-14 Moving pictures and words:

Hi Nick,    What you describe sounds like a "flipbook": that is, a book which when you quickly "flip" through the pages, it looks like an animation.    As far as creating a "virtual" treat, my guess is

2012-10-01 Animation:

Hi Moana,    Yes, Maya is quite a handful, especially if you are a beginner. Have you had experience with other programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects? Those are programs that you'd

2012-10-01 Hello:

Hi Moana,    I definitely think it would be a good idea to mix visual arts into your education - exposing yourself to painting, sculpture, mixed media, and art history are great ways to help yourself mature


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