Recharge. Refresh. Revolutionize.
Learn how to tap your hidden potential with Creative Intelligence
This intensive 3-hour workshop will teach you surprising problem-hacking practices to increase your creativity and productivity. Hands-on exercises help you train the critical and creative thinking skills that are necessary to understand today’s complex challenges and develop extra-ordinary solutions. Thrive and succeed in today’s fast paced and ever changing world with Creative Intelligence.
The course is taught by Graham Elliott and Roswitha Rodrigues.
Graham Elliott designed and directed some of the first ever motion graphics at MTV after graduating from the Royal College of Art, London. He designed record sleeves for the rock band Living Colour, directed their ‘Glamour Boys’ music video and designed their stage design for the tour with the Rolling Stones. He has worked as a creative at Saatchi and Saatchi, directed commercials for Coca-Cola and music videos for Puffy in Tokyo as well as projects in twenty plus countries.
20 years later he is directing and producing commercials, music videos and documentaries. Teaching motion graphics and music video at the School of Visual Arts, New York for the last 10 years, Graham was also keynote speaker at the ‘International Motion Festival, Cyprus’ in 2012 and 2015, and ‘Visionaries’ conferences Birmingham, UK 2016 and Taipei, Taiwan 2017. His illustrations have been published in the New York Times and his sketch books are included in Lita Talarico and Steven Heller’s book ‘Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers.’
In 2011, Graham premiered the feature documentary ‘New York in Motion’, co-produced with Roswitha Rodrigues, that was featured in over a dozen film festivals worldwide.
Roswitha Rodrigues is co-founder and creative director of Magical Monkey, an award winning Visual Branding company located in New York City, responsible for the concepting, branding and developing a visual language for many successful companies in the U.S. and abroad. Holding a business degree with a concentration in advertising, management and philosophy, and with more than two decades of strategic hands-on creative experience, Roswitha has been recognized for creating insightful and impactful visual brands across a wide variety of industries. She has shared her experience as speaker and in workshops at international conferences in Europe, South America and Asia. Her work has received numerous awards, including Regional and National NCMPR Paragon Awards, ProMax, Graphis, HOW, American Graphic Design and Advertising Women of New York Awards, among many others. Roswitha has also been teaching Design and Visual Branding at the New York School of Visual Arts since 1997.
Graham Elliott and Roswitha Rodrigues are currently working on the documentary clip series ‘The World in Motion,’ exploring the fascinating interrelation of local and global influences that affect the creatives whose work itself helps shape our present cultural dialog, focusing on the far-reaching field of motion graphics.