Event Date: November 9, 2023
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Location: 19 Below (2520 Summit Street, Kansas City, MO, 64108)
Admission: Free


Motion graphics generate a dynamic, energizing look and they add pizzazz to any production.

Join us on November 9th from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. for our networking event: DIGITAL SCENE – KC: Motion Graphics! Visit 19 Below’s studio and meet their talented staff while enjoying the company of other digital media professionals interested in this popular digital media technique. Enjoy networking with digital media professionals while learning about artificial intelligence in KC.

Connect with KC area digital media professionals in a casual, happy hour event while you learn more about what’s going on in KC with motion graphics.

  • Enjoy free food and drink
  • Network with other KC area digital media professionals and digital media educators
  • Meet with some of KC’s best motion graphics practitioners
  • Learn how 19 Below amps up their productions through motion graphics

Who Can Attend?

Digital media professionals and digital media educators. (Sorry, no students under 21 as beer & wine will be served).
This event is free, but you must REGISTER to attend.

Guest Exhibitors

  • Lisa Maione is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at the Kansas City Art Institute. She will share how KCAI equips their graphic design students with motion graphics skills. She will also represent Kansas City’s AIGA chapter and share the value of participating in this highly acclaimed professional organization.
  • Evan Tedlock is an Assistant Professor for Kansas City Art Institute’s Animation program. He will join Lisa Maione in sharing how KCAI helps animators learn how to use motion graphics in their work.
  • Kyle Hamrick is an experienced motion graphics designer and co-manager of KC VideoCore, a video group that meets frequently to explore all things video. Kyle is also a former instructor for the School of Motion.
  • Mary McCawley is the CEO of Digital Dreams KC. Digital Dreams is KC’s first digital art gallery, hosting real life events that fuse art and tech to build the digital arts community.
  • Brendan O’Shaughnessy is the owner and founder of Ocean & Sea, a creative branding studio. He also represents NFT Central. NFT Central is a crypto meet-up that meets monthly in Kansas City and has a growing Discord for blockchain enthusiasts. Their goal is to bridge the technology learning gap for the next digital frontier.
  • Shawn Ketchum is an Account Director at 19 Below. Shawn will share how 19 Below uses motion graphics and other graphic design solutions to meet the needs of their extensive accounts throughout the U.S.
  • Bryan Keeling is a Senior Motion Designer at 19 Below. Bryan is a Primetime Emmy nominated Designer + Motion Graphics Artist who has flourished in the design/motion graphics and production/post-production industries for the past 15+ years in Los Angeles, New York and Kansas City. During this tenure I have fashioned highly creative and unique Motion Design and Animation concepts for film, video, and web-content, for numerous broadcast, agency and corporate clients.
  • Trey Morgan is a Senior Motion Designer and Art Director at 19 Below. Trey’s childhood love of cartoons and the like has persisted to this day, inspiring him to pursue a career in motion. As motion designer/art director at 19 Below, he feels like he’s constantly getting to play with all the toys in the sandbox, from illustration to character animation to VFX.
  • Josh Hoops is the Department Chair and Associate Professor for Digital Media Communication at William Jewell College. Josh will be representing KC IMAGINE to share our interest in learning more about the talent needs of KC’s digital media firms.

About Our Host:

19 Below is a Kansas City based full service post-production company. They provide creative support, video editorial, 2D and 3D motion graphics, compositing and visual effects, coloring and finish, sound design and mix as well as on site and remote voice record services.

This event is part of the DIGITAL SCENE KC series and is sponsored by: