Videographer & Digital Artist




























Short dance film (full length 3m 14s). Shot on Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno.

Apophenia is formally inspired by inkblot tests and named after the phenomenon which causes humans to see representational imagery in naturally occurring patterns. 



Featuring:
Chauncí Hannibal


Directed, Edited & Scored by:
Michael Shea


Thanks to:

Kate Sicchio
Pamela Turner




















Short animation inspired by the works of Genndy Tartakovsky. It follows a diminutive forest creature through his pulpy delusions of grandeur.

Vector animation created in Adobe After Effects. Characters and environment designed in Adobe Illustrator. Audio edited in Ableton Live and Adobe Audition.

Click here to view the concept art.



















tercet iii
2019
Short dance film. Responsible for directing, cinematography, editing, color grading, and lighting.

Created as part of a series with Chauncí Hannibal and Ava Blakeslee-Carter. Shot on Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno.

Screened at VCUarts Rough Cut 2020.

Collaborators:
Chauncí Hannibal – Choreographer, Dancer
Ava Blakeslee-Carter – Producer



















tercet ii (excerpt)
2019
Excerpt of short dance film directed by Chauncí Hannibal (full length 3m20s). Responsible for cinematography, camera operation, co-editing, and color grading.

Created as part of a series with Chauncí Hannibal and Ava Blakeslee-Carter. Shot on Panasonic GH5.

Screened at VCUarts Rough Cut 2020.

Collaborators:
Chauncí Hannibal – Director, Choreographer, Dancer, Co-Editor
Ava Blakeslee-Carter – Lighting Design, Co-Editor, Producer
Richmond, VA
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