Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Fine Arts Exploration
Course Attribute:
Fine Art Exploration
Description
Introduction to the continuing evolution of animation. The course investigates not only the creative and technological innovations that expand cinematic storytelling (e.g., Mickey Mouse to VFX, Simpsons, Anime Games to VR), but also how the arts are an integral part of animation (i.e. sound/music, art/design, cinematography/editing, acting/theatrical lighting). Through lecture, discussion, demonstration, basic animation assignments, readings, and analysis, students will acquire knowledge of the fundamentals of animation and its production pipeline. This is a lower-division course designed for the non-major and major.