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Women in Tech Arts 2

Posted on July 5, 2016

I’ve benefitted greatly from the super tutorials that these two people have provided online. Sharing! Their tutorials are for using the Kinect V2 and Unity to perform interactive Gesture Control. The human left hand controls the movement of a 3D cube. Requires Computer with: Unity 5, Kinect for Windows Unity Package “Kinect for Windows Unity […]

LesGaiCineMad Award

Posted on November 20, 2014

“Happy & Gay” has received the Best Animation Award at the LesGaiCineMad Film Festival in Madrid. “Mejor Cortometraje animado: “Happy and Gay” de Lorelei Pepi.” I would have loved to been able to attend. I haven’t yet been to Spain, and it’s at the TOP of my list of places to go as soon as […]

ZINEBI56 in Bilbao

Posted on October 5, 2014

Happy & Gay will be in competition at ZINEBI56, Bilbao’s Int’l Fest of Doc and Shorts! yay! The Official Selection list is here.

Awesome Intern, Joanna Lin!

Posted on November 11, 2013

I’ve had the benefit of having wonderful interns work with me on my film project over the course of my film’s (Happy & Gay) production. This semester, I have RISD animation junior, Joanna Lin, assisting me with post-production processing. She’s facilitating the publishing and compositing, effects application and rendering out of all shots. We’re using […]

And HOW!

Posted on September 13, 2013

Here’s a shot that takes place in the hotel lobby where our main characters live. They’re about to go out dancing together. “Happy & Gay” lobby scene from Lorelei Pepi on Vimeo. “Happy & Gay” has the conceptual goal to bring out an awareness and focus on the intentional exclusion of the positive LGBT character […]

Meeting the Devil

Posted on June 28, 2012

I’m almost at the end of the film with my key poses and some in-betweening). One more shot to key pose and that’s DONE! Near the end of the whole escapade, the Bishop goes to Hell he meets the Devil, and you’ll just have to wait to find out why!

when it’s ruff

Posted on May 28, 2012

  It’s SO FABuLOUS to now have my own animating time! School and the freelance job are both wound up now, and it’s time for my OWN FILM! Here’s an example of a recent ruff shot. The four main characters are responding to the church congregation booing and throwing things (including bible) at them (they […]

New to Me

Posted on April 18, 2012

I’m moving my animation efforts into a real studio as a way to reinvigorate the process with my film. I’ve been working at home in the office, and aside from constant distractions, it’s not a creative zone… So, although I’m sharing a small slice of space with some friends, it’s so much better because it […]

AppleScript Freelance Hours Reminder

Posted on December 18, 2011

  I need a reminder when I’m working a freelance job to pop open my “hours logged” tracking document. I’m on a Mac, and I’ve finally been able to create a “folder action” for my jobs folder that will pop up a reminder when I open the folder and ask me if I’m logging my […]