Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5201. Advanced Motion Graphics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: DMD 5200.

Grading Basis: Graded

Allows digital animators and filmmakers to fully develop advanced skills and large scale/longer format projects, drawing from a combination of techniques including: green screen, 2D particle systems, mattes, rotoscoping, sound sync, 2D character set up and animation, hand-drawn/frame-by-frame, 3D integration, digital cut-out animation, and/or live-action compositing. Relies primarily on After Effects, particularly exploring its 2D/3D/effects capabilities; Maya; Photoshop; Final Cut; Toon Boom and other programs may also be utilized as necessary. Draws upon a canon of films to observe successful techniques that can be applied in computer work, and also to develop sensitivity to the artistry of moving images, cinema and storytelling.

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