Focusing primarily on typography and minimal secondary elements, the key for this ‘See you again’ fan-made kinetic type video was to add subtle details and emphasize fluid motion. This was an exercise to work the After Effects muscles and get comfortable with motion again.
As a gay man, I am hyper-aware of the way that society views sexuality and identity (at least how it pertains to me). So, when I was asked to choose a topic of my choice for a two minute explainer video, the decision was obvious.
From writing a script, to recording the voice over, mixing tracks, and eventually animating the piece, this project was entirely self-authored (besides the soundtrack). Although difficult, this piece prompted me to look inward at my own biases and taught me so, so much.