With animated movies like Frozen breaking box office records and video games continuously increasing in popularity, it’s no wonder that students want to explore the exciting world of 3D animation! In this introductory camp, you’ll learn basic modeling and animation techniques, and gain experience creating your own art, manipulating images and graphics, and creating movement.
Monday, June 21, 2021 to Friday, June 25, 2021
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Online camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day
Camp - $400
Some basic computer knowledge is required, but this course is designed for students with little to no experience in digital animation.
Anna 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 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 Anna’s fourth year as a Summer Academy instructor.
Jingyi Zhang is a PhD student in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Georgia, where he completed her MFA in Dramatic Media. Her focuses are on computer animation and animation performance. She will continue her graduate studies next year with UGA, pursuing a Ph.D. in performance studies. She received her MA degree at UGA three years ago in Mass Media Studies, with a cultural studies thesis project on Japanese anime. She has been teaching the Introduction to Cinema for two semesters. Her most recent works including the character models and animation in the Rosetta project, a 3D animation project that recreates scenes in Romeo and Juliet and Tartuffe. This is Jingyi’s second year as a Summer Academy instructor.
Weixuan Liu received an MFA in Dramatic Media and an BFA in Interdisciplinary Study of Animation from the University of Georgia. She concentrated on 3D modeling and animation, she participated in several recent UGA projects, including the Rosetta Project, She Kills Monsters, and Vanity Fair as an animator and modeler. Her area of interest is the visual design of digital media, mainly focusing on animation and video games. This is Weixuan’s second year as a Summer Academy instructor.
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Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent three weeks before your program.