title. uc student life- dance edition: bridges (official music video)
role. executive producer & music producer
duration. 4m 12sec.
sponsor. uc office of the president; academic budget & planning
description. the story of a college kid disconnecting from the status quo, finding his own frequency, and building a bridge to his better self. Told through dance, music, and exceptional cinematography.
UCLA Alumni and current students work together to creatively spotlight relatable issues of trying to fit in, overcoming depression, and forging a path forward in Bridges. This video addresses what it’s like to break the mold as a young adult in college and embracing that sense of individuality through music, dance, and visual effects. The video was entirely shot at iconic locations on the UCLA campus, an integral part of Southern California culture.
The lead dancer is Raphael Smith. Director Jay Weneta. Executive Producer Dalida Arakelian. Producer Jonathan Coria.
placement. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world.