Visual Effects and 3D Animation

 
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In this class, students will go through each step of the animation process. . Everything from preproduction to post production. This will include concept design, storyboards, and animatics; to modeling, rigging, and animation; to video editing, and effects. The students will create 3D animations that will can teach, inform, persuade, and entertain. To create these animations, students will use the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite. This includes programs such as Maya, 3DsMax, Mudbox, Softimage, and more! In addition to learning animation, students will have a chance to create interactive work such as video games, towards the end of the school year.

Animation and Visual Effects is a growing and competitive field. These students could potentially get a job creating movies, TV shows, music videos, commercials, mobile apps, websites, video games, and any kind of interactive media. While many jobs are focused on the West Coast, these jobs are expanding across the world into a variety of countries.