School of Animation & Visual Effects Programs

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Green Screen Stage

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Chris Armstrong

Executive Director of Animation & Visual Effects

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Animation Areas of Emphasis

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Storyboarding

Storyboarding

The storyboarding emphasis translates a script into a series of motion sequences.

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3D Animation

3D Animation

The 3D animation emphasis is designed for students interested in acquiring the basic to advanced skills necessary to become a professional character animator.

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3D Modeling

3D Modeling

The 3D modeling emphasis is designed for students interested in acquiring the basic to advanced skills necessary to work in the field of animation as a professional modeler (hard, organic, etc).

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2D Animation and Stop Motion

2D Animation and Stop Motion

The 2D animation and stop motion emphasis is designed for students interested in acquiring basic to advanced skills in classical, hand-drawn animation.

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Visual Effects

Visual Effects

The Visual Effects program is designed to provide students with expertise in directing a complete, short animated film, designing and building 3D characters, and fully integrating visual effects shots from concept to post-production.

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Animation & Visual Effects : Animation studio overview
 

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Course Catalog

We encourage you to explore the limits of your creativity and create your own path to creative fulfillment. Many of our classes can be taken without any prior experience or knowledge; all that's required is a desire to learn and explore. If you’d like to take a class that has a prerequisite, please contact an admissions representative. Once you’ve demonstrated equivalent knowledge or completion of a similar course a representative will assist you with registration.
 

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Sherrie Sinclair

Director of MFA Animation - 2D

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