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 will get hands-on experience with Autodesk's Maya software, which is used in a number of professional studios around the world. You’ll learn basic modeling and animation techniques, and gain experience creating your own art, manipulating images and graphics, and creating movement. Students who bring a mobile storage device can leave with their work; others will be provided with access to a downloadable version after camp ends, so they can share their work with family and friends.
Monday, July 6, 2020 to Friday, July 10, 2020
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If these dates don't fit your schedule try: 3D Animation: Session A
Day and Overnight Options Available
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Early drop off is available between 7:30-8:00am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.
Day Camp - $410
Overnight Camp - $890
Some basic computer knowledge is required, but this course is designed for students with little to no experience in digital animation.
Weixuan Liu is currently enrolled as a second-year graduate student at the University of Georgia where she earned her BFA in Interdisciplinary Study of Animation. Academically concentrating 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 first year as a Summer Academy instructor.
Matt Oliner is a first year graduate student at the University of Georgia. He completed his B.F.A. in Theatrical Design and Technology at the University at Buffalo, and during this time completed many programs with: Metropolitan Opera House, the Glimmerglass Opera House, New York Stage and Film, and others. After graduating Matt spent a couple years on the road with Ringling Bros Circus as their lighting and pyro technician. Most recently, Matt spent two seasons with the Atlanta Ballet as their Master Electrician. Matt is eager to earn his M.F.A. and to go into academia and spread the knowledge of technical theatre to the next generation. This is Matt’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.
We recommend that all of our students bring a water bottle and small day bag to carry everyday items/supplies.
Our staff takes great care to provide everything your child needs for their camp’s specific needs. Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent three weeks before your camp. Overnight supply lists will be included.