Education


Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, RI, USA | 2014-2018
Bachelor of Fine Arts | Film, Animation, Video

Brown University | Providence, RI, USA | Courses Taken
Advanced Arabic, Communicating Science Through Visual Media, Building Musical Instruments, Spiritual but not Religious, Planning Sustainable Cities

Experience


Office of Media & Technology | Haifa, Israel | September 2019 - Present

Project officer | In the Media and Technology department of the Baha'i World Center. Produced video content for the Baha'i World News Service in which I edited footage and created graphic elements in a fast paced, news room environment with a global audience. Created the animated logos and end slates of the videos.

Assisted the design team that's in charge of edited photos and videos which have been received from over 100 countries around the globe which was then prepared to publish on the official website with thousands of daily visitors.

Assisted the data management team which developed systems to receive and organize thousands of media content from around the world to prepare for website publishing.

Managed the official Instagram and Facebook pages of the Bicentenary, creating posting schedules and publishing to the various social media platforms of the Baha'i World.

Augenblick Studios | Brooklyn, NY, USA | August 2018-July 2019

Animation Assistant | Assisted the lead animators and animation director to produce the second season of AdultSwim's "The Jellies", Expensify's Super Bowl commercial starring 2Chainz and an animated sequence of HBO's Succession. Did animation cleanup, inbetweening, character lip-syncing and coloring.

Directed and Animated two TedEd animated short films from designing, storyboarding and animation production.

Brown University | Providence, RI, USA | Sep-Dec 2017

Production Assistant CSTVM Course | Performed the functions of a Teacher's assistant in the course, Communicating Science Through Visual Media at Brown University. Assisted the professors throughout the course by facilitating discussions, leading labs where I taught After Effects and related video software and provided feedback during critiques of student work.

The course aims to provide a space where animation students from the Rhode Island School of Design and science major students at Brown University collaborate to direct, produce and animate a short animated film that illustrates scientific concepts.

Augenblick Studios | Brooklyn, NY, USA | June-August 2017

Compositing Intern | Worked on the production of Adult Swim’s “The Jellies” alongside the animation and compositing departments, doing in-betweens and, background design in Adobe Flash and compositing in Adobe After Effects.

SoulPancake | Los Angeles, CA, USA | June-August 2016

Video Production Intern | Assisted in various production responsibilities including videography, sound, set design and post production. Along with a small group of interns we directed and produced our own film that has been published on SoulPancake’s channel

Awards & Recognition


Official Selection | Foreign and Indie Film Festival | New York, NY, USA | 2018

Finalist | Mountain Shadow Short Film Festival | San Francisco, CA, USA | 2018

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts | 2018

FAV Departmental Excellence Award | 2017

FAV Department Triennial Exhibition | Providence, RI, USA | 2017

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Nabil Burias | 2020