From implementing crowd scenes in a movie or television commercial to creating vast landscapes for a video game, artists use computer graphics in nearly every aspect of today’s entertainment industry.
Full Sail University’s Computer Animation bachelor of science degree program guides students through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling and character animation, and final compositing.
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Students entering this program must provide evidence of artistic skill. Evidence includes submission of two art samples for review by the program. For more information, visit our FAQs.
Model Creation - Students are introduced to a variety of modeling tools, the capabilities of each tool, and the results of interactions between tools.
Character Rigging - This course introduces students to the foundations of character rigging, which is the process of adding joints and controls to a character that allows an animator to make the it move in a realistic manner.
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Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.
- MSI GE Raider Laptop
- MSI 3-yr Warranty
- Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
- Microsoft Office 365
- Andersson Technologies SynthEyes (Download)
- The Foundry Nuke (Download) 30-mo License
- Maxon One (Download)
- Xencelabs Medium Pen Tablet
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premiere
- Adobe Substance Designer
- Adobe Substance Painter
- Anaglyph 3D Glasses (Red/Cyan)
- Autodesk Maya
- Autodesk Motion Builder
- Unreal Game Engine
- Vicon Shōgun
Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.
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