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Demo Reel 2014

PROJECT: This demo reel showcases some of our work at PixelPlex during 2014. Inspired by the films Tron and Tron Legacy, we created a virtual world within which to show clips of some of our work.
MUSIC: "The Game Has Changed" by Daft Punk from the Motion Picture Soundtrack to Tron Legacy. Used with permission. The music was edited for this demo reel.
LAURELS: Official Selection | San Diego Fall Film Festival 2014.

Demo Reel 2013

PROJECT: This demo reel showcases some of our work at PixelPlex during our first year of existence.

THE ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS TOY STORY (2016)

A PIXELPLEX PRODUCTION FOR LUCASFILM'S 2016 #GOROGUE #CONTEST

SUMMARY: Craving the attention of her busy father, a 7-year-old Star Wars fan disobeys him and starts a rebellion with his Star Wars toy collection that would have surprising consequences.
#GoRogue: This film was produced for Lucasfilm's #GoRogue #Contest 2016. The music used in this film was provided by Lucasfilm for the #GoRogue contest.

STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A TOY STORY

A PIXELPLEX PRODUCTION FOR THE 2015 STAR WARS FAN FILM AWARDS

SUMMARY: A Star Wars fanatic decides to sell his toy collection to keep his overbearing girlfriend happy and salvage their relationship. An unbelievable adventure with his toys makes him realize that he doesn't need to change for anyone.

In Memoriam | San Diego Film Awards 2017

CLIENT: Film Consortium San Diego | filmconsortiumsd.com
PROJECT: We produced this In Memoriam video for the 2017 San Diego Film Awards.
MUSIC: The music was performed live by Lisa Sanders.

San Diego Film Awards 2017 | Intro

CLIENT: Film Consortium San Diego | filmconsortiumsd.com
PROJECT: We produced this 3D animation for the 2017 San Diego Film Awards. it was used as an intro and a bumper video throughout the evening.

San Diego Film Awards 2017 | Sponsor Roll

CLIENT: Film Consortium San Diego | filmconsortiumsd.com
PROJECT: We produced this sponsor roll for the 2017 San Diego Film Awards.

Voicing Jyn Erso | Behind the Scenes – The Rogue One: A Star Wars Toy Story

For our fan film, The Rogue One: A Star Wars Toy Story, the character of Jyn Erso was voiced by the talented Whitton Frank. Here's a little glimpse into her voiceover recording session from Septmeber 29, 2016 in West Hollywood, CA.

Brobots | Visual Effects + Credits

CLIENT: Edwin Frank Ortiz
PROJECT: PixelPlex provided visual effects (cell phone screen graphics) and end credits for Brobots. The end credits are shown above. Watch the entire short film here.

OFFICIAL TRAILER | THE ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS TOY STORY (2016)

SUMMARY: Craving the attention of her busy father, a 7-year-old Star Wars fan disobeys him and starts a rebellion with his Star Wars toy collection that would have surprising consequences.
#GoRogue: This film was produced for Lucasfilm's #GoRogue #Contest 2016. The music used in this film was provided by Lucasfilm for the #GoRogue contest.

Infantino Gather Carrier | Promo

CLIENT: The New Black Creative
PROJECT: PixelPlex provided stop-motion animation, motion graphics, and graphic design services for this promo video for the Infantino Gather Carrier.

Infantino Carry-On Carrier | Promo

CLIENT: The New Black Creative
PROJECT: PixelPlex provided stop-motion animation, motion graphics, and graphic design services for this promo video for the Infantino Carry-On Carrier.

GI Film Festival | KPBS Promo

CLIENT: Film Consortium San Diego | filmconsortiumsd.com
PROJECT: We created motion graphics for this TV spot which aired on KPBS San Diego to promote the GI Film Festival San Diego, which ran from October 13 - 18, 2015.

Retribution | A 48 Hour Film Project

CLIENT: Happy CAMpers
PROJECT: We worked with the Happy CAMpers on this 48 Hour Film Project by creating several visual effects shots, as well as the closing titles.

Chemistry | Color Grading and Visual Effects

CLIENT: Edwin Frank Ortiz
PROJECT: We provided color grading and visual effects for this music video by director Edwin Frank Ortiz.
MUSIC: Chemistry by HardKn0x & Saevar feat. Anastasia Bykova

Together | VFX and Poster Illustration

CLIENT: Faruq Tayo Okekan
PROJECT: We illustrated the poster and provided visual effects for this award-winning short film.

The Giving Tree

CLIENT: San Diego Public Library Foundation | SupportMyLibrary.org
PROJECT: The San Diego Public Library Foundation held the "Celebration Under the Dome" fundraising event on October 10, 2014 to benefit the entire San Diego public library system. We created motion graphics for the event, which were displayed on HDTV's throughout the Central Library. We created this 3D tree animation to support the evening's theme based on the children's book The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Each light floating around the tree, the number of which steadily increased throughout the evening, represents a donation. We also created motion graphics for the donor names and donations, which were updated throughout the evening. Thanks to the awesome folks at American Dream Cinema for facilitating this work.

Undercovers Titles

CLIENT: Amalgamated Grommets | AmalgamatedGrommets.com
PROJECT: We were honored to be invited to work with the award-winning Amalgamated Grommets team on their short film, Undercovers, which they submitted to the 2014 Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project. We created this minimalist title sequence for the original film. The titles have been updated as the Amalgamated Grommets team has re-edited the film, but these are the original titles as shown at the 48 Hour Film Festival.

Food Fight Opening Titles

CLIENT: Sunray Video Productions | SunrayVideo.com
PROJECT: We created this opening title sequence for a video Sunray produced for one of its' clients.

PixelPlex Website Promo

PROJECT: We created this 3D animation to promote our website several weeks before publishing it on June 20, 2014.

4aSound Promo

CLIENT: 4aSound | www.4aSound.com
PROJECT: We collaborated with 4aSound, a San Diego-based audio production company, to design their logo and create this animated promo for their website.

Far Corners Adventures Website

CLIENT: Far Corners Adventures | www.Far-Corners.com
PROJECT: We designed this web site for Far Corners Adventures, a sport fishing charter business based in Gig Harbor, WA.

Add Code VFX

CLIENT: Mario Genel | Writer, Director, Producer
PROJECT: We did all the visual effects shots for the short film Add Code, which was produced right here in San Diego. This video highlights some of the before and after VFX shots used in the film.

Illumina Transitions

CLIENT: 100 Acre Films | www.100af.com
PROJECT: We created three transition animations for 100 Acre Films, which they used in a video they produced to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their client Illumina.

Grant Barrett Promo

CLIENT: Grant Barrett | www.GrantBarrett.com
PROJECT: We created this public speaking promo for public speaker, lexicographer, journalist, and radio host, Grant Barrett. PixelPlex provided creative direction, video editing, motion graphics, some videography, and all post-production services.

WordPivot Quick-Start

CLIENT: WordPivot | www.facebook.com/WordPivot
PROJECT: We provided the script, voiceover, screen capture, video editing, motion graphics, and all post-production services for this quick-start "how to" video for educational app developer WordPivot. We also designed WordPivot's company logo.

RVShowUSA.com TV Spot

CLIENT: American Digital Services | RVAdPros.com
PROJECT: We created this 3D animation for American Digital Services' client RVShowUSA.com. The animation was customized for use as a motion graphics background in multiple TV commercials across the US.
VOICEOVER: Michael Berger | www.MichaelBerger.com

La Mesa RV TV Spot

CLIENT: American Digital Services | RVAdPros.com
PROJECT: We provided motion graphics for this TV spot produced by American Digital Services for their client La Mesa RV. VOICEOVER: Michael Berger | www.MichaelBerger.com