McComsey Career Development Center
Visual Arts : Animation

Processes, Techniques, Knowledge Areas

__Film animation techniques

  • Sand
  • Drawn
  • Cutouts
  • Drawing on film

__CGI

  • Character
  • Object
  • Background
  • Special effect

    __Character development techniques
    __3D digital animation
    __Film-to-tape transferring
    __Game design
    __Cleanup/editing
    __Special effects

Materials, Equipment, Technology

__Computer software:

  • Maya
  • After Effects
  • Strata
  • Animation Master
  • Macromedia Flash
  • Crater
  • Debabelizer
  • Wavefront Paint
  • Adobe Photoshop, Director, Premiere
  • AVID
  • Media 100
  • Sound Edit 16
  • Shake
  • Roxio Toast
  • QuickTime

    __10-16mm formats
    __35mm format