My name is Daniel Scarpati, and I'm a final year university and Rudin scholar attending Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College. I'm double majoring in Film Production and Television/Radio, with minor interests in Digital Art Design and Computer Science.
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This past December (Fall 2014 semester), I took a film studies course entitled “Cultural Perspectives in Film” (FILM 2117). The concentration for the course this semester was American cinema of […]
If you’re a fan of Pokemon, than odds are you’ve beaten the X and/or Y versions long ago. However GameStop and Nintendo recently teamed up in a special giveaway to […]
To all of my friends at The Utopia of Daniel: the IndieGoGo campaign for my undergraduate thesis film has officially arrived! This is one of the most humbling moments of […]
This past May (Spring 2014 semester), I took a course entitled Satire and Mass Media at CUNY Brooklyn College. Professor Brian Dunphy taught the course, and both he and his lessons […]
In June 2013, my friend Eric Kramer, a Criminal Justice major over at St. Joseph’s College, and I got together to pay tribute to two things we greatly love. One […]
In the words of Sander Cohen, “IT… IS… ACCOMPLISHED!” This semester was definitely the one from “down under.” I haven’t been able to blog, vlog, work on any personal […]
As a double major in Film Production and TV/Radio, I constantly witness peers questioning the concept of video editing off of external hard drives. Most post-production courses that I’ve taken […]
Hello again, NYC–it’s good to see you! Let me tell you, I never really understood that they were other places out there quite so different than you. Having been on […]
Time is flying way too fast now. I’m sure that a lot of Macaulay students feel that way when traveling away or abroad. I know I’m not alone on that […]
Texas being referred to as “the lone star state” is starting to make a lot of sense to me. Exploring the beautiful countryside, small-town American streets, sprawling city of Houston […]
Posted on March 21, 2013 | No CommentsIf you’re interested in Mac tips and tricks, follow this productivity series at http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/utopiaofdaniel/category/technology-and-gaming/mac-productivity-tips/. Your screen is a very powerful thing. On a Mac, incorporating “Hot Corners” into the screen makes […]
Posted on October 27, 2012 | 3 CommentsThis is the first post in a series I intend to continue on increasing productivity on Macintosh desktops and laptops. Follow this productivity series at http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/utopiaofdaniel/category/technology-and-gaming/mac-productivity-tips/. Nowadays, speed is everything. People […]