Student Showcase

Digital media projects, videos, activities, and submissions created by students

Student Showcase May 5th, 2019

Digital Media Showcase 2019

Digital Media Showcase 2019

The 7th annual Student Showcase, titled “The Greatest Showcase”, was a hit! It was an evening of unadulterated creativity and artistry on display. Below are the student submissions along with a collection of highlights from the event. Enjoy!

To see the full album of red carpet photos captured by Tesa Terrell, visit here

Click the categories below to view student submissions.

Image Editing

Image Editing

The Image Editing category is a summary of Professor Richard Joyce’s DIG 2109, GRA 2150, and GRA 2156 classes, which teach Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. In these classes, students explore the capabilities of photo editing software.

  • 3rd Place – Jerremy Tychewicz
  • 2nd Place – Sara Robillard
  • 1st Place – Trenton Bracy

See the full album here.

Photography I

Photography I

In Digital Photography I, Professor David Woods teaches the principles of photography, lighting, exposure, composition, and basic retouching techniques.

  • 3rd Place – Amee Gainey
  • 2nd Place – Kristie Smith
  • 1st Place – Jassiel Perez Silvas

See the full album here.

Photography II

Photography II

In Digital Photography II, students expand their skills while exploring areas such as night photography, scanography, and black & white photography.

  • 3rd Place – Madison Fremgen
  • 2nd Place – Wesley Baeder
  • 1st Place – Tesa Terrell
  • See the full album here.

    Beginner Page Design

    Beginner Page Design

    In Dr. Gregory Johnson’s GRA 2120: Page Layout and Design class, students learn the basic principles of successful graphic design such as hierarchy, Gestalt principles, and choosing typography, all while exploring Adobe InDesign. Students start with a simple, one-page design and work their way up to creating their portfolios as their final project.

    • 3rd Place – Daniel Baker & Dylan Hilbert
    • 2nd Place – Terrell Villiers
    • 1st Place – Sara Robillard

    See the full album here.

    Advanced Page Design

    Advanced Page Design

    As part of Dr. Gregory Johnson’s DIG 2940C: Digital Media Practicum and Portfolio class, students create a brand concept and a 10-piece design set. Throughout this project they learn how to follow branding identity guidelines and consistency in design.

    • 3rd Place – Emilisse Ortiz & Connor Nolen & Daniel Carrion Jr.
    • 2nd Place – Brittany Bramwell & Priscilla Thomas
    • 1st Place – Jotham Johnson

    See the full album here.

    Digital Publishing

    Digital Publishing

    In Professor Grace Marie Amico’s GRA 2121: Digital Publishing class, students extend their design skills into the digital and e-publishing space, producing social media ads, infographics, and e-blasts.

    • 3rd Place – Brittany Bramwell
    • 2nd Place – Jotham Johnson
    • 1st Place – Priscilla Thomas
    • Most Improved – Falguni Patel

    See the full album here for Infographic designs.
    See the full album here for E-mail & Ad designs.
    See the full album here for Magazine Spread designs.

    Audio

    Audio

    In Dr. Gregory Johnson’s DIG 2000C: Introduction to Digital Media class, students created audio stories using advanced audio recording equipment and software such as Adobe Audition. In addition to their own voices, they supplemented their stories with sound effects, music, and other voices. See the submissions below.

    • 3rd Place – Pedro Lesdezma-Lugo
    • 2nd Place – Dylan Hilbert
    • 1st Place – Cheyenne McGroarty

    Dylan Hilbert – “An Overactive Imagination”

    Cheyenne McGroarty – “BTS”

    Haley Andrews

    Jordan Watson – “The Time in Between”

    Pedro Lesdezma-Lugo

    Austin Cybulski

    Nicholas Cockman

    Priscilla Thomas – “Notre Dame”

    Sarah Kilby

    Interactive Design

    In Dr. Gregory Johnson’s DIG 2500: Fundamentals of Interactive Design, students are introduced to interactive media, user-interface design, and instructional design. A main focus of this course is developing approachable, ‘user-friendly’ media. This category is divided into two subcategories: Prototypes and Web.

    Interactive Design | App Prototype Design

    • 3rd Place – Priscilla Thomas & Brittany Bramwell
    • 2nd Place – Jerremy Tychewicz & Madison Fremgen
    • 1st Place – Jotham Johnson

    Brittany Bramwell – “Roomi”

    Daniel Carrion Jr. – “Survive All”

    David Chait – “STYL”

    Nathan Choate – “Set Apart”

    https://vimeo.com/349075585

    Jimi Ehlers – “Purple Genie”

    Madison Fremgen – “Early Bird”

    Jotham Johnson – “MTG Shark”

    Heather Meskimen – “Fitnesse”

    Connor Nolen – “Dark Blue”

    Brooke Schwartz – “ClickPic”

    Priscilla Thomas – “Paleo Go”

    Jerremy Tychewicz – “Galleri”

    Olivia Yates – “Aivilo”

    Interactive Design | Web Portfolio Design

    • 3rd Place – Priscilla Thomas & Madison Fremgen
    • 2nd Place – Jotham Johnson
    • 1st Place – Brittany Bramwell

    Beginner Video

    Beginner Video

    In Dr. Gregory Johnson’s DIG 2030C: Digital Video & Sound class, students learn how to capture and edit video using state-of-the-art hardware and software. Some students enter the class never before having held a camera. Their final project is to write, record, and edit a short film in small groups.

    • 3rd Place – “On Air” by Jordan Watson, Trenton Bracy, Mia Torres, Austin Rolette, Morgan Burr, Yulissa Liranzo, and Nashaly Rodriguez
    • 2nd Place – Heaven Keller & Haley Andrews
    • 1st Place – Falguni Patel & Nashaly Rodriguez

    “On Air”

    “PBJ for a College Student”

    “PBJ for a Single Bachelor”

    “To Brie or not to Brie”

    Haley Andrews – “Bust A Move”

    Heaven Keller – “Getting to Know You”

    Falguni Patel – “Ashley’s Hair”

    Nashaly Rodriguez – “Pickup Lines”

    Mia Torres – “Getting to Know You”

    Advanced Video

    Advanced Video

    The Advanced Video category is the result of students working together in groups, often with very limited resources, who have produced top-quality short films using advanced editing and videography techniques.

    • 3rd Place – Macy Foster & Jenna Huff & Austin Rolette
    • 2nd Place – Daniel Carrion Jr. & Jotham Johnson & Brittany Bramwell & Heather Meskimen & Madison Fremgen & Priscilla Thomas & Justin Mease
    • 1st Place – Dylan Hilbert & Isaiah Rivera

    “Manic Monday”

    “The Chopper”

    “Home Sweet Home”

    “Presence”

    Dylan Hilbert & Isaiah Rivera – “Prey”

    Special Recognition

    Special Recognition

    With the Special Recognition category, Dr. Gregory Johnson wanted to recognize students whose work may not have been awarded in other categories, but whose improvement in the quality of work and dedication to their courses was exemplary and worth a moment of recognition.

    Flyer for the 2018 Digital Media Showcase

    Digital Media Showcase 2018

    Student Showcase MAY 6th 2018

    The 6th annual Digital Media Spring Student Showcase was another success! Check out these awesome red carpet photos taken by Santiago Torrealba.
    To see the full album, visit here.

    Click the categories below to view student submissions.

    Photography I

    Photography I

    In Digital Photography I, Professor David Woods teaches the principles of photography, lighting, exposure, composition, and basic retouching techniques.
    See the full album here.

    Photography II

    Photography II

    In Digital Photography II, Professor David Woods teaches more advanced photography and editing techniques.
    See the full album here

    Image Editing

    Image Editing

    In Richard Joyce’s Imaging and Illustration classes, students are expected to use Photoshop and Illustrator to create beautiful works of art.
    See full album here

    Beginner Page Design

    Beginner Page Design

    In Dr. Johnson’s Page Design & Layout class, students used Adobe Indesign to create engaging and functional print material such as flyers, menus, brochures and more!
    See full album here

    Advanced Page Design

    Advanced Page Design

    In Dr. Johnson’s Digital Publishing course, students are expected to build upon the tools learned in Page Design & Layout.
    See full album here

    Audio

    Audio

    In Dr. Johnson’s Introduction to Digital Media class, students created audio stories using Adobe Audition. They utilized music, sound effects, their own voices and voices of others to enhance the project. Please note that some stories are very personal and may be difficult for some listeners.

    Tesa Terrell – “Innocence Taken”

    Angela Ezzelle – “With You”

    Jesus Diaz – “Chained”

    Brittany Bramwell – “First Kiss”

    David Chait – “Love Story”

    Philip Wilson – “Back to School”

    Heidi Holzhauser – “Remember”

    Special Recognition: Sara Robillard – “Break in”

    Special Recognition: Brandon Davis – “Opening Concert”

    Web Design

    Web Design

    In Dr. Johnson’s Visual Design for Web class, students used Adobe Muse to create stunning and responsive websites.

    Beginner Video

    Beginner Video

    In Dr. Johnson’s Digital Video and Sound class, students wrote, filmed, and edited unique stories using Adobe Premiere Pro.

    “Average Man”

    “ADDICTOXIN”

    Andres Bastardo – “Chopstick Day”

    Slacker’s Guide to PB&J

    Mario Rojas – “Who are You?”

    Hannah Spivey – “Getting to Know You”

    Special Recognition: Brad Touchtone – “A Portrait”

    Special Recognition: “The Rememberant”

    Special Recognition

    Video Lighting: “A Slip of a Tongue”

    Students in Lighting for Cinematography utilized the lighting techniques showcased in classic Film Noir movies. Here is their submission.

    ADR: “The Master” – Interrogation Scene

    Students in Digital Audio Production used Adobe Audition and Adobe Premiere Pro to remove dialogue from scenes of their favorite movies then replace it with their own voices. See the result below.

    ADR: “Psycho”

    Students in Digital Audio Production used Adobe Audition and Adobe Premiere Pro to remove dialogue from scenes of their favorite movies then replace it with their own voices. See the result below.

    FOLEY: “The Master” – Prison Scene

    Students in Digital Audio Production used Adobe Audition and Adobe Premiere Pro to remove all sounds from scenes of their favorite movies then replace them with their own voices and sound effects.

    FOLEY: “5th Element” – Stones Scene

    Students in Digital Audio Production used Adobe Audition and Adobe Premiere Pro to remove all sounds from scenes of their favorite movies then replace them with their own voices and sound effects.

    Composited Images

    Featured below are submissions of students who showed excellence in image editing and compositing.

    10-Piece Design

    Featured below are submissions by Sara Robillard and Jacob Rousseau who showed excellence in creating multiple print designs.

    Advanced Video

    Advanced Video

    In Dr. Johnson’s Advanced Digital Video and Sound class, students showcase advanced filming and editing techniques using Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, and even After Effects to tell unique stories.

    Kegan Andresen Otten – “Leslie and the Dead Man”

    “Eye for an Eye”

    Pamela Smith – “Blind Date”

    Special Recognition: Andrew Gleckler – “Captura”

    Flyer for the 2017 Digital Media Showcase

    Digital Media Showcase 2017

    Showcase 2017 Photos

    We posted our showcase photos on Facebook. Please take a look here.

    Digital Media staff and students pose against a logo patterned backdrop.

    Showcase Photos

    Thanks Santiago and Justin for taking these. Great work!

    Student Showcase MAY 1st, 2017

    Image Editing

    Edited Image Slideshow

    Photography I

    Photography I

    Photography II

    Photography II

    Video Lighting

    Video Lighting

    Web Design

    Web Design

    Beginner Page Design

    Beginner Page Design

    Advanced Page Design

    Advanced Page Design

    Audio

    Bryan Arnette – “Sarah”


    Bryan’s powerful story of hurt and healing won 1st place in the category of Audio Editing.

    Cristina Lancranjan – “Prozac”

    Joseph Tucker – “Ballgame”

    Tierney Hofstetter – “Childhood”

    Jerremy Tychewicz – “Opera”

    Beginner Video

    Cameron Roney – “Pip Boy”

    Casey Chung – “The Right Answer”

    Macy Foster – “Think of a Number”

    Advanced Video

    Advanced Video

    “Mr. Interview”

    “Hallowdream”

    “Stress”

    “Hunger”

    Sheldon Johnson – “International Student: Mandy Cardenas”


    Student Showcase APRIL 29th, 2016

    The 4th Annual Digital Media Student Spring Showcase was a huge success thanks to our wonderful lab assistants, professors and volunteers! Below are the submissions for the 2016 Showcase.

    Photography

    Photography I

    Photography II

    Motion Graphics

    “The Picture Adventure” by Lewis Jones

    “Starry Lights” by Mykel Blackwood

    “Midnight Jaunt” by Deanna Legendre

    “PTSD” by John Bennett

    Page Design

    Page Design: Beginner

    Page Design: Intermediate

    Page Design: Advanced

    Audio Editing

    “Surfs Up” by Camry Brewer

    “Five Years Old” by Joshua Rushing

    “My Dad” by Gregory Leon

    Video: Beginner

    “Why College?” by Camry Brewer

    “Why College?” by Marnie Villanueva

    “Why College?” by Kristin Reiher

    “Why College?” by Daisha Roberts

    “Lost Boy” by Sarah Grice

    Video: Intermediate

    “The Exchange” by Aaron Venrick-Ross

    “The Assumption” by Andrew Gleckler

    “The Hamburglar” by Brittany Baggett

    “The Laptop Thief” by Ian Jackson

    “Red” by Monica Manjarres

    Video: Advanced

    “April Fools” by Juan Santana

    “Digital Media Reports” by Mykel Blackwood & Dirk Sholar

    “Self Image” by Juan Santana, Mykel Blackwood, Kimberly Santos, Brittany Baggett, and Rebecca Ruiz

    Student Showcase APRIL 30, 2015

    Digital Media has once again put on a successful Spring Student Showcase. Select one of the categories below to see the amazing work our students submitted.

    Edited Images

    “Edited Images”

    Animation

    “The Snowman” Katherine Lehman

    “Earth” Katherine Lehman

    “Freedom Feather Intro” Lilliam Castro

    “Sewing with Cassandra” Cassandra Ballard

    “Magical Media” Ada Lopez

    “A day at the Circus” Cassandra Ballard

    “Freedom Feather” Lilliam Castro

    Post-Production

    “$100” Alex Hughes

    “Pizza Making” Ada Lopez

    “Survival” Alexander Hughes, Lilliam Castro, Graham Johnson, Disaree Viera, Oscar Crespo

    “Sore Loser” Lilliam Castro

    “Maniacal” Ada Lopez, Lisa Martino, and Calvin Dillard

    Photography

    Photography I

    Photography II

    Page Design

    Page Design: Beginner

    Page Design: Intermediate

    Page Design: Personal Branding

    Page Design: Corporate Branding

    Page Design: Portfolio

    Audio Editing

    ” Car Radio – Tim Serdynski

    Two Seconds – Mykel Blackwood

    “Happy Father’s Day” by Safat Osmani

    “Retention Pond” by Deanna Legendre

    “Raining Outside” by Victoria Longoria

    “I remember” by Cassie Conway

    Video: Beginner

    “Relationship Advice” by Daved Thompson

    “Why College?” by Jeanne Wagner

    “Relationship Advice” by Kimberly Santos

    “I Wonder” by Kayla Valle

    “Relationship Advice” by Dirk Sholar

    “Relationships” by Monica Manjarres

    Video: Intermediate

    “Woo Energy” by Justin Symmes, Nick Tribble, Alette Mincey, and Durrell Tillman

    “Lost in Time” by Victoria Longoria

    “Beast” by Mykel Blackwood

    “Phone Ad” by Gabriele Watson, Anthony Russo, Dirk Sholar, and Elizabeth Heath

    “Red” by Monica Manjarres

    “Alarminator” by Daved Thompson, Alyssa St. Hilaire, Wanda Graham, and Matthew Krell

    Video: Advanced

    “Discrimihate” by Lilliam Castro, Ada Lopez, Keith Nehila, and Robert Little

    “Ipotato” by Brandon Hosegood, Kayleigh Larsen, and Alex Aviles

    “Germophobe” by Ada Lopez, Lilliam Castro, Raphael Manjarres, Lisa Martino, and Jessica Clauss

    Video: Lighting

    “The Prowl” Ada Lopez

    Staircase Lighting by Keith Nehila

    Student Showcase 2014

    Spring showcase for 2014 was very well attended. Here are some of the highlights from each category

    Photography

    Photography I

    Photography II

    Lighting Photography

    Edited Images

    Edited Image

    Typography

    Typography

    Page Design

    Page Layout I

    Page Layout II

    Page Layout III

    Audio Editing

    Audio

    Video: Advanced

    Video – Advanced

    Stop Motion

    Stop Motion

    Animation

    Animation

    Short Film

    Short Film Category


    Polk State College Digital Media student Drake Sholar and his brother Dirk directed, produced and edited a short film about two boys who hire a zombie butler. They also play the role of actors in the short film.

    The movie won best prize in the film category at the Polk State College spring showcase 2014.

    “Mom” Animation – Jessica Jordan-Muniz


    Polk State College Digital media student Jessica Jordan-Muniz creates a beautiful stop-motion animation film about the importance of mothers, and how much her own mother means to her.

    “Hillsong College Australia” – Gregory Gomez


    Polk State College Digital Media student Gregory Gomez created this video to promote his GoFundMe page. He discusses his lifetime wish to go to Hillsong College in Australia to study music. He also explores his life-long love of music and a plea for a financial help to pay for college.

    “Social Anxiety” – Mandy Harlan

    Polk State College Digital Media student Mandy Harlan introduces the concept of social anxiety and explores ways to handle it. Well done Mandy!

    “Will You Speak His Name?” Music Video – Jayfem Santana

    Polk State College Digital Media student Jayfem Santana creates an awe-inspiring music video for singer/songwriter Rebecca Renfroe’s song “Will You Speak His Name?”

    “History of Lakeland” – Cassandra Ballard

    Polk State College Digital Media student Cassandra Ballard gives us a detailed depiction of the history of Lakeland.

    “Ants” – Conrad Berganza

    http://vimeo.com/95779407

    Ever wondered what ants do when no one is looking? Well, Polk State College Digital Media student Conrad Berganza gives us an animation about what ants really do.Take a look.

    “Homework” – Juan Santana

    Polk State College Digital Media student Juan Santana made a short ad about that teaches a valuable lesson about homework. Take a look.

    “Life Lessons” Randy Penird

    Polk State College Digital Media student Randy Penird puts together a video of his classmates, asking them the question “What was your biggest life lesson?”

    Life Lessons – Sunny Balliette

    Polk State College Digital Media student Sunny Balliette creates a not-so-traditional version of the Introduction to Video class project.

    “Loreley” – Meagan Goodrich

    Ant Life – Conrad Berganza

    https://vimeo.com/95779407
    Conrad has always shown an interest in ants, bugs and creepy crawlies. In this video, he envisions the life of an ant. Check it out!

    Polk State College Digital Media Student Meagan Goodrich creates a beautiful hand drawn animation about a siren of the sea, Loreley.

    “Dead Man’s Bones” – Annalisa Harris

    Polk State College Digital Media student Annalisa Harris creates an eerie animation to the song “Dead Mans Bones” by Ryan Gosling’s band Dead man’s Bones.

     

    Fantasy of Flight Ropes Course

    Employees for Polk State Corporate College visited Fantasy of Flight during a team-building exercise and took on the Ropes Course challenge. Students from the Digital Media Technology department of Polk State College took pictures and captured footage of the event. Two weeks later, they set the whole thing to music. Conrad Berganza edited the final product. He along with Ashley Bramwell and Robin Jenkins also served as videographers. Here are the results. Enjoy!

    Chuck Wood Mini-Doc From Vernon Aguirre

    This mini-documentary is a class project headed by Vernon Aguirre for DIG2284C Advanced Digital Video and Sound taught by Joseph O’Brien. Vernon interviewed Chuck Wood, a paraplegic rugby player, about his life and optimism. Annalisa Harris served as the cinematographer. They used equipment provided by the Digital Media Department of Polk State College along with a Canon 5D Mark II that Vernon owns.

    Be sure to check out this video below. It is only a few minutes long, but well worth your attention.

    Tiger World Gym – James Berto

    James’ dad owns a gym. For a class project, he worked with class mates and came up with the following 30 second ad to market it. He learned his video editing skills in an introductory class (DIG2030C Digital Video and Sound) taught by Gregory Johnson at Polk State College. Check it out.

    Heroes of the Asylum

    Justin Rheiner creates a music video for his buddies using skills learned at Polk State College in DIG2030C Digital Video and Sound. The video was created with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. Footage was captured on a Nikon D80 and submitted as a final project during the fall semester 2012. The class was taught by Gregory Johnson.

    White Christmas – Annalisa Harris and Friends

    For a class project in DIG2030C, Annalisa and classmates perform “White Christmas” classic during the Christmas holidays of 2012. Check it out.

    Interview with Kickboxer, Revelina Berto

    For a class project at Polk State College, James Berto interviews his sister, Revelina Berto–a trained, award-winning kick boxer. The video showcases her skills and motivation for the sport.

    James took a digital video and sound class (DIG2030C) taught by Gregory Johnson so he could learn to capture and edit video during the fall semester 2012. This video was his final project.

    Drink Red

    Brandon Hosegood, Mo McCourt, Dario Perez, and Katherine Lehman collaborate on this project about responsible drinking. Funny stuff. The project was done in DIG2030C Digital Video and Sound taught by Dr. Gregory Johnson at Polk State College Digital Media Technology department.

    No College

    Conrad Berganza, Ashley Bramwell, and Tracy Sloan collaborate to create a short ad about college. They undertook this project as part of the final requirements in DIG2030C Digital Video and Sound at Polk State College. The class was taught by Dr. Gregory Johnson.

     Emmy’s Revenge

    Students in DIG2284C Advanced Digital Video and Sound worked with Professor David Deborde to produce the following movie scene from Emmy’s Revenge. Two Canon T3i’s, a Tascam DR40 and some Wescott lighting was used to capture footage, sound, and provide lighting respectively. Carleigh Wallpe, Janeli Delgado did most of the editing and both received assistance from friends and classmates.

    Prior to shooting, they did script breakdown, created a budget and shooting schedule, and held rehearsals and an audition for the main actor and actress in LTB 1308, our new studio. They used equipment provided by the college for the entire production.

    The finished product is still in progress, but looks very good so far. Take a look!

    Camera Ad – Justin Rheiner

    Justin Rheiner purchased a Nikon D80 and collaborated with Marissa Rehn to create this ad showing its cool features in an introductory video editing class (DIG2030C Digital Video and Sound) taught by Gregory Johnson at Polk State College.

    Air and Ocean – Say the Same  (Video: Travis Watson)

    Travis Watson was interesting in making better videos. He took a class, DIG2030C Digital Video and Sound, taught by Dr. Gregory Johnson at Polk State College in Lakeland, FL and learned to use Adobe Premiere.

    One his buddies was interested in doing a music video, so Travis took on the challenge using his newly gained skills. He submitted this video (Say the Same) for his final project.

    Alzheimer’s

    Carlos Lugo took an introductory class to digital video and decided to make an ad on behalf of Alzheimer’s patients. He used his family members to play various roles and came up with this ad. Take a look!

    Making Shoes with Ryan Adams

    Ryan Adams shows you how to make colorful shoes using inexpensive materials available at Walmart or similar store. Ryan submitted this video as a final project for an introductory course in digital video editing (DIG2030C Digital Video and Sound) at Polk State College, FL taught by Gregory Johnson.