Mark Clive

Mark Clive

Mark Clive

Senior Lecturer & Area Coordinator
The University of Alabama Birmingham

Mark Clive has been a leader in the fields of motion graphics, animation, and visual effects in the D/FW area since 1993. His commercial clients have included Nortel, Verizon, Marconi, Alcatel, Alcon, Neiman Marcus, EDS, Coors, Edelman Worldwide, Centex, FedEx Kinko’s, D/FW Airport, Mckinsey Corp, Scottish Rite Hospital, DELL, IBM, Tivoli, Trilogy, Radio Shack, Republic Center, Kimberly Clark, USDATA, JD Edwards, UTSW Medical School, Long Island Jewish Healthcare System, The Thanks-Giving Square Foundation, SPCA of Texas, Mary Kay, The Dallas Video Festival, and many more.

He has created numerous award-winning title sequences and effects for documentary films, from the Emmy Award-winning After Goodbye, an Aids Story for PBS in 1993, to the currently acclaimed DeBakey, the story of the recently departed world famous surgeon.

Other awards given to Clive include numerous silver and gold Telly Awards, gold and silver World Medals for Interactive Multimedia from the New York Festivals, a Communicator Award of Excellence, an Insight Award, and a Berkley Film and Video Festival 2006 Grand Festival Award for Documentary Film.

As Special Effects Editor for the acclaimed Barney and Friends PBS television show, professor Clive thrilled children for several years, providing the Barney magic they know so well. More recent projects include interactive experiences for the education department website of the Dallas Opera, and commercials for Nutrisystem products.

Professor Clive’s work can be seen on permanent display at the Old Red Courthouse Museum in Dallas, and has been exhibited at the State Fair of Texas for the Dallas Morning News, Louisiana Artworks in New Orleans, and Thanksgiving Square, also in Dallas.

Before being appointed to UTA, Clive taught for seven years at Richland College in Dallas, and he freely admits that working with creative people is not only his specialty, it is his joy. He describes the process: "It's easy, just like herding cats."