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Visual Arts Department

DESCRIPTION

The College of Arts & Media commissioned four unique promotional videos to show what each department was all about. It was a challenge to cover the Visual Arts Department incredible diversity.

ROLE

Colorist
2nd Unit DP
1st Unit Gaffer

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Winter Web Camp

DESCRIPTION

A series of promotional videos produced internally to raise awareness of CU Denver’s resources for faculty development. Twice a year CU Online runs a boot camp for faculty to learn how to teach online.

ROLE

Director /// Producer

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CU DENVER REEL 2014

DESCRIPTION

Check out what we have been up to for the past year.

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[descriptions available upon request]
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TFTV

DESCRIPTION

The College of Arts & Media commissioned four unique promotional videos to show what each department was all about. I was assigned TFTV and this is what I came up with.

ROLE

Director /// Producer /// Colorist

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Holiday Greetings

DESCRIPTION

Every year, we make a holiday greeting “card” for the Chancellor of CU Denver. This year, we decided to make something really spectacular. Using still images and some wizardry on my VFX guy’s part, we were able to create these frozen moments in time. Perfect for the holidays.

ROLE

Director
Director of Photography

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Academic Building Intro

DESCRIPTION

An introduction to a new academic building in the heart of Denver. Presented by the Mayor of Denver, the Chancellor of CU Denver, community leaders, and key students.

ROLE

Cinematographer /// Editor

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Tincture

DESCRIPTION

Baptist in The Water: A Book Trailer. I worked with a few very close friends to promote an upcoming sequel to the extremely popular “weird west” sci-fi book Tincture: An Apocalyptic Proposition.

ROLE

Director /// Cinematographer
Editor /// Colorist

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A Man and His Dog

DESCRIPTION

A visual storytelling piece for a Cinematography course.
Victor spends his last day with his only friend, Carolina.

ROLE

Director /// Producer /// Editor

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CU Pre-Collegiate Program

DESCRIPTION

Promotional video for the University of Colorado Office of the President. A short montage of students in the Pre-Collegiate Program.

ROLE

Director of Photography
Editor /// Post-Sound /// Colorist

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Future of Digital Ed

Future of Digital Education

A motion graphics piece focused on the changing landscape of technology in education.
Motion by Ken Curry
Sound by Trevr Merchant

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Anything Helps

DESCRIPTION

A Rob Shearer Film. Shot on RED Epic in Denver, CO. I was the Gaffer for this project. It was a fantastic film to work on with an outstanding group of people.

ROLE

Gaffer

  • Visual Arts Department

    Visual Arts Department

  • Winter Web Camp

    Winter Web Camp

  • CU DENVER REEL 2014

    CU DENVER REEL 2014

  • TFTV

    TFTV

  • Holiday Greetings

    Holiday Greetings

  • Academic Building Intro

    Academic Building Intro

  • Tincture

    Tincture

  • A Man and His Dog

    A Man and His Dog

  • CU Pre-Collegiate Program

    CU Pre-Collegiate Program

  • Future of Digital Ed

    Future of Digital Ed

  • Anything Helps

    Anything Helps

About

As a filmmaker I pride myself on persistence in creativity. I continue to pursue more challenging mediums to practice the art of staying creative. I welcome every opportunity to work on any visual project, whether it be collaborative or flying solo.

Contact

Here’s a good way to contact me: trevrmerchant@gmail.com

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