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Animation in the Digital Age
FILM 453
Spring 2009
Section: 01  

Animation in the Digital Age will serve as an introduction to the art of animation, including a brief history of its development and the technology that has brought it into the 21st century. The class will begin with a foundation of classical animation, and then apply these essential principles and techniques to the 3D world. Students will learn to use Maya to create basic models and scenes and gain an understanding of how Maya is used in film production. the course will also touch briefly on the various career paths available to computer graphic artists. The final project will be a short animation created in Maya that demonstrates an understanding of dimensional space and communicates a story.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing
This course is designed to teach students to design, create, and complete the animation film through a series of projects within a historical and theoretical context.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on MAR-27-2023
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