Chris Parisi

This blog was created to be used as a temporary portfolio so my artwork can be easily viewed by collegues and potential employers. Any constructive criticism is always appriciated. I hope you enjoy it and thanks for visiting.

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

The Villain


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This video was made using freeze-frame stop animation. Some of the compositing transitions were made using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects.

Three of Me


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This is a bio video I submitted for an employer when I was still attending San Francisco State University. I am graduated now with a BA in Cinema Studies, but I still think that this video holds true to my interests and experiences.
I filmed this video by locking the camera down and playing out each seperate part and then pasting the seperate screens together using Final Cut Pro and After Effects.

Baka Yaro


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This video was an assignment in my After Effects class at SFSU. It includes techniques using blue screening, compositing, and rotoscoping. The programs used to create the special effects were After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop.
My goal was to make a movie trailer in Japanese that didn't make any sense what-so-ever. My inspiration came from late night television promos on the asian channels that have the same effect.

Ho Babies


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This video was a project done for The Last Laugh San Francisco online sketch comedy show. (www.thelastlaughsf.com) I was hired to direct and edit the piece using Final Cut Pro, After Effects, and Illustrator.
The video is a spoof of the "Bratz" toy dolls commercials.

Rockstar!


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This video was created as a promotional spot for Rush-Films.com. It was filmed on mini-DV and then re-rendered using FilmLook.

Montalvo Documentary


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I was hired by the Montalvo Arts Center in Sartoga, Ca. to produce a short documentary about the landscape sculpture artist Herb Parker. In this doc I show the many stages and processes it takes for the artist to create one of his pieces.
This video was made using Final Cut Pro and Soundtrack.

Monday, July 17, 2006

Salvation Soap


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This video was an editing class assignment at SFSU. It was made using Final Cut Pro and After Effects.
The video is a spoof soap commercial that promises to give cleansing salvation with every lather!

Dylenol


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This video was a project done for The Last Laugh San Francisco online sketch comedy show. (www.thelastlaughsf.com) I was hired to write, direct and edit the piece using Final Cut Pro, After Effects, and Illustrator.
The video is a spoof of medicine commercials.

"That's Life" Trailer


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This is a trailer for the short film "That's Life" which I wrote, directed and edited. The film won a Finalist Award at the 2005 New York Film Festival in the category of short film comedy.

Dead Cat


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This video was an editing class assignment at SFSU. I scanned in various images and simulated camera moves throughout it using Final Cut Pro. It is set to music by Tom Waits.

Lime Blues


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This is an experimental music video made using Final Cut Pro.

Etcetera


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This was a music video made for Mishap Productions. (www.crapcore.com) It was made using Final Cut Pro and After Effects. Music by Adam Beebe.

Circle VS Square


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This video was a production assignment at SFSU. It was filmed on 16mm then transfered to digital to edit on Final Cut Pro.

TV StarLite


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This was a music video made for Mishap Productions. (www.crapcore.com) It was made using Final Cut Pro and After Effects. Music by Ryan Beebe.