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Entertainment Arts Department, Animation: Storytelling is at the heart of animation. Character development, expressive movement, and even conflict can be conveyed with a variety of 2D and 3D applications.
Animation students hone skills in traditional and computer-generated (CG) animation and design; they gain experience in stop-motion, motion graphics, and experimental media. Graduates work throughout the industry as designers, storyboard artists, fabricators, animators, and visual development artists.
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During the Winter 2021 semester First Fight, a local Detroit based animation studio, sponsored an Animation project course within the Entertainment Arts Department at College for Creative Studies. Students were introduced to the concept through early ideation and advanced the entire execution of the short film including; storyboarding, visual development, hand drawn animation and compositing. The resulting project will be shared via First Fight’s social media to promote their studio and submitted to various animation festivals.
This moderated panel discussion will consist of the instructor for the sponsored project course, the First Fight contacts and select student leaders from the studio course. Topics for discussion will range from: