a Portfolio website for Michal Shachman
and this site is structured in a form similar to my CV where you will find all The production projects I have been involved in. It is categorized in the 5 production modes I operate in, tiontion-ANimation, Photoartus, Bad Art Photography, Autoimage and my Currently fulfilled permanent position as senior multimedia producer at iTV networks, South Africa.
PUBLISHED AUTHOR of Animation and the Programmed, Abstract Aesthetic. JUNE 2013
MONOGRAPH Based on the MA thesis, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2011-2012. Thesis is based on experimentations and analysis conducted through some empirical research into the aesthetics of the impossibly real. From the beginning of Abstract Animation in the Arts in the early 20th century to many explorations engaging the digital moving mediums there seems to be an aesthetic that is more than real - impossibly real. Watch - digital abstract animation video art made for research project, See - documentation of the work as well as previews of the book - and check out and buy the book on another site at https://www.morebooks.de/store/gb/book/animation-and-the-programmed,-abstract-aesthetic/isbn/978-3-659-41646-0
LEAD CREATIVE FOR iTV NETWORKS SHOW HOSTING LIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA. JUNE 2013
Broadcasted as the show A Simple Question on 14th June 2012 the President of South Africa was hosted in an exclusive interview by CEO of iTV Networks, SA Mr. Farhad Omar. A selection of questions from the public was addressed, as well as some additional questions informing the context of Muslims in South Africa was posed to the President. Watch the entire interview here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeLFYhAtu-U
CLICK to see the Promo and the Introduction Title Sequence and what went into it to completing it.
ORIGINAL ARTIST AND DESIGNER for the iTV NEWS BRAND LAUNCHED ONTO THE DSTV PLATFORM, CHANNEL 347. APRIL 2013
iTV News is a new, up and coming news platform in the South African television and media industry ; covering international and local news and the new niche market of informative television experience - community. The overall aesthetics of the brand was based on a minimalistic approach with symbolism and metaphor forming the accents of detail through colour and volume which guides the navigation of information giving the viewer a clear and engaging experience of the news. see more
PROABSTHETICS, PROGRAMMED ABSTRACT ANIMATION OF THE IMPOSSIBLY REAL MASTER's EXHIBITION. JULY 2012
The main highlight of a Master's Academic career in Digital Art, forming the Creative Component of the Thesis research project completed at Wits University, School of Digital Arts Johannesburg. Supervised by Mileta Postic the exhibition looked at a re-evaluation of the abstract aesthetics of the technology behind the Particle System Simulation programming method featured in the ICE simulation engine belonging to Autodesk's Softimage 3D software platform, and proposed an alternative digital representation of the real as part of the impossibly real. see more
ORIGINAL ARTIST AND DESIGNER for the iTV NETWORKS, SA 24hr BROADCAST CHANNEL BRAND LAUNCHED ONTO THE DSTV PLATFORM, CHANNEL 347. JUNE 2012
Beginning of a career in television with the task of branding an newly emerging local TV broadcast station from Johannesburg, SA. It took 3 months and many drafts but finally officially launched onto the DStv platform channel 347, 18th June 2012. Now as the Senior Multimedia Producer at iTV Networks SA, I maintain and continue to develop the brand with many projects such as new monthly station idents, special program promotion and press design and the development of other iTV brands for special months in the Islamic calendar such as Ramadhan and iTV Exclusive News stories amongst many more. see more
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