Monthly Archives: April 2020

Young & Hungry Creative Lab Panel Discussion

 

Join us for an online Q&A panel discussion that explores the creative process of six AAU grads from Advertising, Web Design & New Media, and other majors.

Get first-hand tips and tricks on how to boost your own creativity and learn how these recent grads are using creativity to help them stand out from the crowd.

Join us on Tuesday May 5, @12pm PST using this link*: https://art.zoom.us/j/91462475826

This event is hosted by James Wojtowicz, Associate Director School of Advertising and Creative Director of Young & Hungry Creative Lab – the collaborative class modeled after a modern creative agency.

Join us to work on competitions, client work, and other creative projects in a real work setting. Find us on Instagram @yandhcreative. Register for ADV 495/698 The Agency. Open to all majors.

*please note that you will be asked to enter your name and email address to access the webinar

Can’t attend? You can request a recording here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JWQVW5F

If you have any issues accessing the Zoom Webinar, please contact the online Help Desk:

Email: online@academyart.edu Phone: 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS

Register for the ‘Young & Hungry CreativeLAB’ class!

Still figuring out how to fill your schedule up next semester? Take ADV495/ADV 698 Young & Hungry CreativeLAB! It’s a class and a functioning advertising agency with real clients. 

Throughout the semester you’ll work with students from across several majors, develop solutions for a range of clients and pitch to them directly. 

We’ve also recently added competitions and a magazine dedicated to creativity as part of the roster of projects, so you’ll be sure to leave with several portfolio-worthy projects. Young & Hungry CreativeLAB is a great way to sharpen your ideating, production, collaboration and presentation skills in a dynamic professional setting that’s geared to the pace of the industry.

Check with your advisor to see if you’re eligible and sign up as soon as possible, summer and fall spaces are filling up fast. 

Last day to submit to Spring Show!

 

Quick reminder that today is the LAST day to submit to Spring Show! As a reminder, you must be a student in the ADV department, and your submitted work must be toward your ADV degree or part of a student competition. This can include work created in other departments’ courses or in student competitions. The submitted work must have been created between April 6, 2019 and the submission deadline of April 17, 2020.

Please submit one thumbnail plus one to six project media. Example with six project media (four images and two videos).

The thumbnail image must be a PNG 1166px x 656px and contain a representative image of your campaign or project. This image will be visible on the main ADV Spring Show site.

Your first project media must be an image, PNG 1920px x 1080px. Subject matter may include:

  • staged images of your project in the appropriate environment (hero shots)
  • explanations, process, strategy
  • print ads, OOH, dimensional pieces, social media, and/or email
  • screenshots or still renderings of video and motion frames
  • any combination of the above

You may submit up to five additional media:

  • still images (PNG 1920px x 1080px)
  • audio, motion graphics, or video files hosted on Vimeo (no embedded or YouTube links, please)
  • websites, interactive pieces, and prototypes
  • other non-traditional media

If the student who submits a group project wants to also submit three other projects, please notify the department at advertising@academyart.edu to get a project cap exception.

Not all entries will be chosen for Spring Show. Large-scale, multi-component projects and integrated campaigns will be favored. Creators of projects selected for inclusion in the Spring Show will be notified by the email included in the submission form.  So it is important you submit with an email you check regularly.

 

USE THE SUBMISSION FORM HERE: ADV Submission Form

Good luck!

Remote Design Week 2020

 

Hello, students! As always, the DesignX team is curating a stellar roster of design product leaders, to share their journeys and experiences with the community. Join thousands of designers online to celebrate world-class content and connect with designers across industries, verticals and geographies–visit here for more information: https://remotedesignweek.com

Office Hours & Student Reps

Hi Students. On behalf of ADV/WNM, we wanted to take a minute to reiterate our full time faculty office hours and contact information for student reps.

Below, please find the names, contact info, office hours day/times and Zoom office URLs. 

ADV STUDENT REPS:

Domenic Payerchin– Undergrad Rep

bfa.adv.rep@art.edu 

Jennifer Riviera – Grad Rep

mfa.adv.rep@art.edu 

Sarah Matas – Online Rep

onlinerep.adv@art.edu 

WNM STUDENT REPS:

 Juan Peregrina – Undergrad Rep

bfa.newmedia.rep@art.edu 

Juliana Varga – Grad Rep

mfa.newmedia.rep@art.edu

Aaron Middleton – Online Rep

onlinerep.wnm@art.edu 

ADV/WNM FACULTY INFO

Andrea Pimentel https://art.zoom.us/s/4244937250 Wed 2-4p
Mark Edwards https://art.zoom.us/j/2977290971 Mon 330-530p,
Tue 2-5p,
Wed 1030a-1230p (by appt)
Mon 530-630p
Tue 5-630p,
Thu 9-10a
James Wojtowicz   Mon 11a-1p (by appt)
Tue 11a-1p
Terry Jones https://art.zoom.us/j/6094220033 Mon 10a-12p
Fred McHale https://art.zoom.us/j/4891034599 Tue 1-2p,
Tue 2-3p (by appt)
Hamilton Cline https://art.zoom.us/j/7867949336 Wed 2-4p
DC Scarpelli https://art.zoom.us/j/2108140841 MWF 3-5p
Michael Catanzaro https://art.zoom.us/j/7597526413 Thu 1-3p
Nikki Oettinger https://art.zoom.us/my/nkipple Thu 2-3p
Raina Maes https://art.zoom.us/my/rmaes Tue 12-2p

Small Talk & Big Ideas – Aisha Ann Hakim, April 7th

Here’s last week’s Small Talk Big Ideas event for those who missed it…see you at the next series!

 

SPRING SHOW 2020 DEADLINE EXTENSION – WED 4/22!

Great news, folks! You have a few more days to enter Spring Show so don’t miss out!

Submit to Spring Show!

Incase you haven’t heard, this year’s Spring Show will be online! And we still want your submissions. Like, now. Or by the end of Friday, April 17th (PST). Here are some guidelines to know before you submit:

You must be a student in the ADV department, and your submitted work must be toward your ADV degree or part of a student competition. This can include work created in other departments’ courses or in student competitions. The submitted work must have been created between April 6, 2019 and the submission deadline of April 17, 2020.

Please submit one thumbnail plus one to six project media. Example with six project media (four images and two videos).

The thumbnail image must be a PNG 1166px x 656px and contain a representative image of your campaign or project. This image will be visible on the main ADV Spring Show site.

Your first project media must be an image, PNG 1920px x 1080px. Subject matter may include:

  • staged images of your project in the appropriate environment (hero shots)
  • explanations, process, strategy
  • print ads, OOH, dimensional pieces, social media, and/or email
  • screenshots or still renderings of video and motion frames
  • any combination of the above

You may submit up to five additional media:

  • still images (PNG 1920px x 1080px)
  • audio, motion graphics, or video files hosted on Vimeo (no embedded or YouTube links, please)
  • websites, interactive pieces, and prototypes
  • other non-traditional media

If the student who submits a group project wants to also submit three other projects, please notify the department at advertising@academyart.edu to get a project cap exception.

Not all entries will be chosen for Spring Show. Large-scale, multi-component projects and integrated campaigns will be favored. Creators of projects selected for inclusion in the Spring Show will be notified by the email included in the submission form.  So it is important you submit with an email you check regularly.

 

USE THE SUBMISSION FORM HERE: ADV Submission Form

Good luck!

Small Talk & Big Ideas Returns

Yes, our industry speaker series is back, albeit in work-from-home-friendly form. Join us Tuesday, April 7 at 11:00 A.M. PDT, and meet Aisha Ann Hakim, Sr. Art Director, Venables Bell + Partners. She has been named one of the top 30 most creative women in advertising, judged the One Show judge, and founded Fellow—the first woman-to-woman advertising professional community. Have your questions about starting a career in uncertain times ready and click through to the Zoom room.

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