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Music for Animation

Searching April-May 2019

Unreleased animated film by Vincent De La Torre.

Teaser for Untitled film by Alex Vvedenskiy April-May 2019

Teaser for Alex Vvedenskiy's animation. Shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Carter Animation Open Show.

Luvsick Trailer April 2019

Trailer for Stephanie Snider's animation Luvsick. Shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Carter Animation Open Show.

Negative 1001 Knight Teaser April 2019

Teaser for Nahla Hambazaza's film Negative 1001 Knights. It was shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Mahou Shouject Trailer April 2019

The trailer for Baguette Productions USA's new film was shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

1951 April 2019

Jay Lee's 1951 follows a story of children during the Korean War. The film premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Paper Trail March—April 2019

Matt Herring's Paper Trail is a mystery about missing newspapers and the kid who goes out to hunt them down. It was premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Willow March—April 2019

Willow, by Noah Dean, is a wild journey that can't quite be summarized in a description like this. It was premiered at the alArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Turkey and Mouse February—April 2019

Vivian Le's Tutkey and mouse is a Christmas tale about a hungry mouse trying to get some food from a greedy turkey. It was shown at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Spring Herald February—April 2019

Curie Lu's Spring Herald takes viewers on a journey of the coming of springtime through a girl riding a dragon on a fantastic fantasy environment. It was shown at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show and at the CalArts 2019 Producer's show as part of the producer's show selection.

My Roomate's a Vampire! January—April 2019

En Nelson-Correia's short is about accepting yourself for who you are through a vampire introducing herself to her new roomate. It premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Cravings January—April 2019

Kim McMahon's cravings is a horror short about a girl who sees herself going through a terrifying transformation. It premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Brain April 2018

Brain is a 30 second animation by Nahla Hambazaza about the infective nature of bullying on schoolchildren. It was created for the United Nations #HeForShe movement.

Yes Exit March—April 2018

Nahla Hambazaza's animation Brain is about self-realization and impressions told through a surrealistic nature. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts character animation program and was premiered in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

Abu February—April 2018

Abu is a two-and-a-half minute animation by Brenda Kleinman. It is about a young girl who is trying to save her grandfather from death but finds herself in a fantasty world while doing so. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

The Little King February—April 2018

Claire Carter's The Little King is a two-and-a-half minute animation about a young boy who became a king at too early of an age. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

In The Woods January—April 2018

In The Woords is a one-and-a-half minute animation by Matthew Herring about an explorer destroying nature through his greed. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

I Got Arrested in South Korea? September 2017

I Got Arrested In South Korea? is a one-minute animation by Brenda Kleinman that tells a partially-true story about sunbathing in South Korea.

Cotton Eye Joe Anime Opening September 2017

Cotton Eye Joe Anime Opening is a one-minute 30 second animation by Nahla Hambazaza that mimics the style of an anime opening to tell the story of Cotton Eye Joe with some twists.

Bedhead January—April 2017

Brenda Klienman's animation Bedhead is a one-and-a-half minute animation about a girl being attacked by her own hair late one night. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2017 Character Animation Open Show.

Music for Games and Interactive Experiences

Artificial Inheretance March—May 2019

Directed by Anna Grossman, Artificial Inheretance is a virtual reality experience that transports players into a digital world where they can steal peoples' identities through voice.

MASH January—May 2019

Mash is a fun live mashup music making game where two players work together to merge popular songs, creating new creations. Berardo wrote additional music to play under the known tracks to keep them flowing together. The game was made in the CalArts Game Makers Club Admin Team.

I Am Not Here September—December 2018

I Am Not Here is an upcoming 3D Side-Scrolling game about a ghost trying to find its way back to its grave late one night. The ghost must use its poltergeist powers to navigate the terrain and avoid evil librarians on their nightly watch. The music, which was implemented through Wwise, is fully dynamic and highly responsive to the player’s actions. In Addition to music, Berardo also was the game's lead peogrammer. The game was made in the CalArts Game Makers Club Admin Team.

You Wanna Pizza Me? August 2018

You Wanna Pizza Me? is a game made in 72 hours for the Ludum Dare 42 game jam entry. The player plays as a pizza delivery person and has to beat up other pizza delivery people to steal their pizzas and deliver the pizzas to houses.

Desolation July 2018—Present

Desolation is a Portal 2 mod being developed by Emberspark Games. The game takes place in the same universe as Portal 2 and is set on the same timeline as the original games. The release date is currently unknown.

Art Theif October—December 2018

Art Theif is a point-and-click adventure video game made by a ten person team under the CalArts Game Makers Club. It follows the story of a young new security guard, Olive, who has to explore a magical museum to find a thief who stole many of the museum's paintings. The game was featured on the front page of itch.io for a couple weeks shortly after its release.

Abyss July 2018—Present

Abyss is a Portal 2 mod being developed by Team Abyss. Abyss is set in a parallel version of Portal 2's world. The release date is currently unknown.

Music for Film

Our Mother's Wake February 2018

Our Mother's Wake is a short film directed by Marley Townsend about two siblings coping with their mother’s death by arguing over a fishbowl. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2018.

4th Period January 2017

4th Period is a short film directed and filmed Lilia Pretto about anxiety and conformity in modern school systems. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2017.

Daddy's Doll January 2017

Daddy's Doll is a short film directed and filmed Lilia Pretto about loss of innocence through abuse. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2017.

The Child's Game October 2016

The Child's Game is a short film directed and filmed Lilia Pretto that tells the story of someone’s encounter with the “black-eyed children”. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2017.