Little Star's Journey is a short animated story expressing my personal explanation of the value of human life. Life is a process of learning through a mix of happiness and suffering. The essential value is to help one to become a better person who can inspire others with wisdom and compassion. Through Little Star's adventure from sea to the sky, he meets different kinds of things. Some look good, and some look bad. However, those all are the lessons from which he learns to become a real star lighting up others in the sky. The project concerns the combination of practicing motion graphics design theories and experimenting current computer graphics integration technologies. The final presentation exhibits a 2.5 minute visual story in an imagined world of my mind's eye.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Computer animation--Themes, motives; Computer animation--Technique; Animated films--Themes, motives; Animation (Cinematography); Short films--Themes, motives; Short films--Technique; Life in art
Computer Graphics Design (MFA)
Department, Program, or Center
School of Design (CIAS)
Chien, Yi-An, "Little star's journey: A Motion graphics work about the value of life" (2012). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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