School of Visual Arts "Taking the Plunge" (ADC 95th Annual Awards Black Cube winner)
An animated short about a marriage proposal gone wrong, the ADC 95th Annual Awards Black Cube winner “Taking the Plunge” was created by School of Visual Arts, New York computer art, animation and visual effects students Thaddaeus Andreades, Marie Raoult, Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero, under project coordinator Laura Nitz. This marks the first time a student entry has won a Black Cube, and the work also earned an ADC Gold Cube in Motion, Animation. SVA was the single biggest winner of the night with 17 total awards, including one Black Cube, four Gold, two Silver, six Bronze and four Merit.
Animation, Lighting and compositing supervisor: Thaddaeus Andreades, http://tandreades.net
Character Technical Director, modeling and rigging: Marie Raoult, http://marieraoult.com
Cinematography, Story and Animation: Nicholas Manfredi, http://nmanfredi.weebly.com/
Look Development & Creative Director: Elizabeth Ku-Herrero, http://elizabethnku.com
Project coordinator: Laura Nitz.