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Hey there! Welcome to Stevie Caldarola's Portfolio. Stevie is a budding photographer, video editor, visual effects artist, lighting designer and graphic designer. She has been an avid amateur photographer since she could first use a camera. In college, Stevie minored in photography while earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Design and Technology (specializing in Lighting Design). Currently, Stevie is on hiatus from her studies to receive a Master of Fine Arts degree from Academy of Art University in Animation and Visual Effects.
 
Some of the skills that Stevie have mastered include camera operation (SLR and video), advanced Adobe Photoshop, advanced Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Wordpress theme design and coding, programming on all ETC consoles, select Strand consoles, Hogs, and Jands Vista, bookkeeping, and great writing and computer skills.

 
LIGHTING DESIGN: Richard III for Wolf Theatre Academy
LIGHTING DESIGN: Richard III for Wolf Theatre Academy

Lighting design at the Mizel Art & Culture Center for the Wolf Theatre Academy summer camp production of Richard III. Photos by BLF Photography. Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHY: Athena Project Festival
PHOTOGRAPHY: Athena Project Festival

Photography for the 2014 Athena Project Festival based in Denver, Colorado. Photos taken on Canon Rebel T3i and edited in Photoshop. Read More »

GRAPHIC DESIGN: Out with the Old for ARTiculate: Real&Clear
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Out with the Old for ARTiculate: Real&Clear

This month’s article for ARTiculate: Real&Clear talks about spring cleaning. Diana Dresser talks about the fact that spring cleaning is not just for our homes, but also important for all aspects of our lives, including presentation habits. For some reason, spring cleaning always thinks of advertising from the 1950′s. Maybe I associate spring cleaning with housewives, or maybe it just has a nostalgic feel to me. To illustrate Diana’s article, I decided to mimic that nostalgic feel, while also trying to add some whimsy. The result, I think, is classic and fun. What do you think? Read More »

GRAPHIC DESIGN: Ads for Dance Show Program
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Ads for Dance Show Program

These are just a few of about 25 ads that I was commissioned to create for a dance school’s upcoming show. The ads are a part of the show program book. I used Photoshop for this entire project. Ads ranged from full page, half page and quarter page, full color to grayscale. Elements like photos and wording are submitted by the purchaser, and I was tasked with layout, design elements, and any fixes that might be needed. More examples of this work are available upon request.
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VIDEO: All Ivy+ Career Expo Explainer Video
VIDEO: All Ivy+ Career Expo Explainer Video

This explainer video was comissioned by Robin Kane and Ryan McCaw, the Vice President and President (respectively) of the Penn Alumni Club of Colorado. They are on the board of the group that holds the All Ivy+ Career Expo here in the Rocky Mountain region. Hilary Blair and Kenny Storms of ARTiculate: Real&Clear attending this year’s expo, with Kenny shooting video of the event. Hilary was tasked with recording the voice over, while I took on all of the editing. This video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro. Read More »

LIGHTING DESIGN: 35mm for Ignite Theater
LIGHTING DESIGN: 35mm for Ignite Theater

35mm is a multimedia musical by Ryan Scott Oliver inspired by photographs by Matthew Murphy

EVERYTHING COMES INTO FOCUS

Directed by: Keith Rabin Jr
Music Directed by: Jason Tyler Vaughn with Accompaniment by Heather Holt Hall Read More »

LOGO Concept: New logo for KMC Computer Services, Inc.
LOGO Concept: New logo for KMC Computer Services, Inc.

I’ve been in the process of working on a new logo for my awesome mom’s computer programming and services company for about the last year. We’re both so busy with other projects that this keeps being shelved for another day. I thought it might be fun to post up some of my concepts, however, so here goes: Read More »

GRAPHIC DESIGN: Connection Trumps Perfection for ARTiculate: Real&Clear
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Connection Trumps Perfection for ARTiculate: Real&Clear

The newest newsletter graphic for ARTiculate: Real & Clear- this one is about the importance of connecting when we present or speak to people, instead of just worrying about perfection in our presentation skills. What do you think? Does the illustration get the point of the article across? Read More »