2013 SIFF trailer Is No Small Task


Still from 2013 Seattle International Film Festival trailer by Christopher Harrell and Juan Carlos Arenas

VFS Digital Design alumni (class 15) Christopher Harrell and Juan Carlos Arenas, and current designer/animators at World Famous, a production house in Seattle, have collaborated as directors to craft the trailer for the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). It was a joint project between WDCW (Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wiener) and World Famous. The final product was 60 seconds, but over 900 man-hours were logged to create the miniature models and sets before filming took place.

Juan Carlos Arenas working on one of the miniatures from the trailer

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Christopher Harrell’s Surreal Art Direction For Fashion Lookbook

Still from Christopher Harrell Fashion Video

Digital Design grad Christopher Harrell directed this unique fashion video, which features portraits for Cairo Collection‘s Winter Lookbook 2012 inspired by the strange and somteimes surreal work of artists Charles Ray and Alexandro Jodorowsky.

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