In this day and age, every individual can find themselves mentally struggle at some point in life. We all live different lives, but certain factors will affect our mental health and influence how we think and respond to challenges and opportunities. Students, in particular, must be aware of their mental well-being, acknowledge their struggles, cope with them and get back on track. Students are often overwhelmed with work, and they forget to carry out self-care practices, which will take a toll on their studies in the short term and eventually affect their overall academic performance.
The primary goal of this project is to create a professional quality live-action animation featuring a unique app for SAIT students. It will provide them with different methods of handling stresses in school and daily life. By logging in to the “Stress Helpful” application whenever students are feeling down, they will be directed to specific options such as breathing, mediation, music, or even games to let off steam and relax.
- One of the challenges was modeling an iPhone and replacing the screen display. It caused many conflicts by using ‘Compositing Tag’ in Cinema 4D after sending it into After Effects.
- Color combination was a difficult task; our team had to decide which colors would be the best to represent two opposite directions: stress and relaxation.
Hoang Tung Vu – Video Editor/ Animator
Ania Shabbir – Voice-over Artist
Patricia Peixoto – Graphic Designer
Lucas Goncalves Silva – Script Writer
Cinema 4D, Octane Render, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator
Work In Progress
These were some of the style frames that we created before animating in Cinema 4D and After Effects. Gradients blue and pink were chosen to represent stress and relaxation.