2D Animation

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Would you like to create animated TV series, commercials, and mobile games? 2D animation gives artists the freedom to create professional-level work using digital tools that are becoming increasingly more affordable and accessible. Learn the basic principles of animation and how to storyboard and create a concise story using various approaches to 2D animation. Spend the week exploring traditional hand-drawn animation, rotoscoping, and other techniques used to create popular animated shows like Bob’s Burgers and Adventure Time.


Date:Monday, June 26, 2023 to Friday, June 30, 2023
Cost:Day Camp - $460
Residential Camp - $1110
Optional Lunch Voucher (Day campers only) - $60

Some basic computer knowledge is required, but this course is designed for students with little to no experience in digital animation.


Anna CorbouldAnna Corbould grew up in England, where she studied Music and Drama at the University of Roehampton and the University of Manchester. After working for Apple for ten years teaching customers how to use software to edit music, videos and photos, she moved to Athens to study at UGA. She graduated with her MFA in Dramatic Media production in May 2019 after completing the Rosetta Theatre Project, an interdisciplinary, multi-media installation incorporating motion capture and 3D animation in performances of Romeo and Juliet and Tartuffe. This is her fourth year teaching for the Summer Academy.

Edom Kassaye is a second-year graduate student at the University of Georgia where she is pursuing her MFA in Dramatic Media. Her area of interest is 3D animation. She earned her BFA in Animation and Visual Effects from Austin Peay State University. During her time there, she wrote, animated, and directed a mixed media animation short, Solomonic dynasty in a nutshell. She has also participated in recent UGA projects, including Alcestis and Gem of the Ocean. This is Edom’s second year as a Summer Academy Instructor.