In preparation for completing the thesis short required to graduate with a BFA, students will work in a simulated peer-to-peer collaborative production studio and in a one-on-one mentorship environment to complete their demo reel.
Master production terms and relate them to the principles of production animation
Identify key filmmakers and animators, production styles, and film genres
Identify the importance character and conflict to develop compelling charters and gripping conflict
Posses a deep knowledge and clear, comprehensive overview of the workings of the 3D animation industry
Demonstrate a high level of competency in at least three skill sets of the animation production process
Apply the design principles and elements of film to the creation of 3D images in a narrative form
Solve practical production problems typical of animation work
Identify and apply the components and processes needed for proper, high-quality CG/animation production
Assemble and present quality CG/animated content
This course is the first in three-course, capstone production experience preparing DAC students for their animation career. We’ll focus on the animation production pipeline and collaborate to complete a high quality, short animated film.