DMP-256 - 2D Animation

2 credits

Students will develop skills, strategies, and techniques for the design and production of 2D Animated media objects, including web-media objects and simple motion graphics, short infographical sequences, and production of an animated "short". Additional topics of study will include animation history, and an overview of commonly recognized categories and styles of animation. Emphasis will be placed on examining aesthetic trends and styles, character and object design, and storytelling structure. Students will complete projects in which they address issues on project planning and storyboarding, applying digital animation techniques, repurposing of existing content, and copyright issues.