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Ga ll er y Stock Stardust dips into Baylor's archives S ANTA MONICA — Stardust (, with offices in Santa Monica and New York, recently partnered with Proof Advertising to create a video short that spans the history of Baylor University. The video was largely constructed from stock footage from the Baylor vaults, and highlights the university's discoveries and achievements. Missions is presented in layers, with graphic textures, hand-drawn elements, stills, archival footage and newlyshot elements. The result is an exploration into some of the school's great moments, ranging from achievements in sports to discoveries in science to explorations in spirituality. "This film for Baylor University is an innovative project in that we were asked to work with every kind of image you can imagine," explains Stardust creative director/co-owner Seth Epstein. In addition to stills and archival footage, new footage was captured using a Red camera. surpasses 3M clips "We wanted to create an integrated, seamless and emotional piece," he explains. "To do that, we wanted the piece to feel human and have the feel of a physical touch versus being digital or cold. We also filmed light, dust, and type elements in our studio, which we then blended into the footage and gave it a magical quality. Now, with all of the technology we use to create pieces, it's important to mix analog techniques in to achieve looks that can't be accomplished any other way." Stardust credits included art director/senior designer Angela Ko and 2D animators/compositors Sandy Chang, Mark Kim, and Taekyu Kim. Digital Juice releases new animated backgrounds LAKE MARY, FL — Digital Juice ( has released "Animated Canvases Collection 26: Ground Support." Available as either an instant download or boxed DVD product, "Animated Canvases" are subtle background animations that are designed to be the foundation for any video or motion graphics project. In the new "Animated Canvases Collection 26: Ground Support," video editors and motion graphics designers will find a mix of animated light, color and texture that can be used for a range of menus, spots, promotions and presentations. "Unlike our more complex 'Editor's Toolkit' or 'ready2go' animated backgrounds and projects, the 'Animated Canvases' product line is not about customizable layers and lots of motion elements," explains Digital Juice CEO, David Hebel. "It's about giving your text, your videos and your ideas the perfect subtle supporting backdrop on which to project your message." "Ground Support" presents a range of styles, colors and textures, including a blustery, snow-swept forest and animated headphones with pulsing waveforms. 36 Post • November 2013 N EW YORK — Over three million preview clips from over 40 top footage collections are now available through's stock footage search and screening platform. Footage. net recently added AP Archive to its growing list of content partners. AP Archive, the film and video archive of the Associated Press, contains more 70,000 hours of footage dating to the beginning of the 20th century. Preview clips from AP Archive are now available for viewing through's search and screening platform. "At, we're working to make the world's top stock footage collections accessible from a single site," explains chief marketing officer, David Seevers. "There's so much great footage available for use right now, and we want to give creative professionals a truly global perspective on their stock footage options. So exceeding the three million clip mark is a big milestone for us." AP Archive offers footage from the AP, as well as such other television news agency collections, such as WTN and UPTIN.'s platform also offers content from Getty Images, FootageBank, Framepool, CNN ImageSource and Shutterstock.

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