By Sarah Wilson, Texas A&M University College of Architecture
Using motion graphics, kinetic type and their own design prowess, two Texas A&M University visualization student teams won first place honors in a statewide short film competition to create standout promotional videos for the Texas Bullet Train, a proposed high-speed connection between Houston and Dallas.
Competing against more than 50 entries in a competition hosted by bullet train developers, Texas Central Partners, LLC, all three Vizzer entries advanced to the finals with one placing first in the live action excellence category and another taking top honors in the creativity category. Both winning teams earned $5,000 and another $4,000 went to Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization.
“No Train, No Gain”
Live action winner, “No Train, No Gain,” by seniors Julia Walter of Flower Mound and Brooke Cypers of Houston and junior Jacob Whitley of Anderson, used a lifestyle improvement approach in their…
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