Motion Graphics/Animation Studio Leftchannel’s Show Open For Motion 2013 Conference A Finalist In SXSW’s Film Title Competition

Studio Also Subject Of A New Documentary Produced By Creative Online Education Resource

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COLUMBUS, OH – Despite the winter chill, motion design and animation studio leftchannel remains hot thanks to their Motion 2013 show open, a hit with attendees at the October event, now selected as a Finalist at the SXSW‘s prestigious Film Design Awards, honoring excellence in title design. The show open will be screened on March 9 at the Vimeo Theater with the winner announced at the SXSW Film Awards on March 11.

Get more info about SXSW’s Film Design Awards and all of the finalists, including such creative companies as Imaginary Forces, Filmograph, Elastic and Sony Pictures Animation:

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In addition, leftchannel and Creative Director Alberto Scirocco are the subject of a new documentary short produced by, the online creative education resource, for its “Creative Spark” series, which delves into the inner-workings of some of the world’s most innovative companies working in design, animation, music, photography and more.

You can watch “The Creative Spark: Alberto Scirocco and the Motion Graphics of leftchannel” here.

“2013 was a record breaking year for leftchannel, and now seeing Motion 2013 show open honored as a finalist at SXSW’s Film Title Competition alongside “Pacific Rim,” “The Conjuring” and “The Lego Movie,” and then to be profiled on is a huge source of pride for all of us.” Scirocco says.

About leftchannel: 

Established in 2003 and headed by Alberto Scirocco, leftchannel is a motion design studio comprised of multidisciplinary graphic design artists specializing in motion graphics, TV spots, music videos, broadcast identities, program titles and opens, animation and graphic design, advertising and broadcast graphics. Scirocco began his career in design and art in Italy before moving to the U.S., where he helped establish leftchannel in Columbus. An adjunct professor and head of the CCAD Motion Design program, Scirocco’s passion for computer animation and motion graphics is a driving force behind the firm’s decisively individualistic and pioneering capabilities adaptable in a multitude of fields including film, advertising, broadcast graphics, architecture, retail planning, digital installation, projection mapping and environmental design.

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