Digital Animation

This studio production class will engage in a variety of timed-based collage, composition, visualization, and storytelling techniques. Enrolled students will be taught the fundamental techniques of 2D animation production, acquire a working knowledge of digital animation software, utilize the basic technologies of audiovisual recording, editing, and composition, and explore the connective space between sound, image, and motion possible in animated film. In-class critiques, workshops, screenings, and discussions will relate student work to the history and practice of animation and to other media, art, and design forms.

Reading/Writing assignments:
There will be no reading or writing assignments as this is a this visual computer design course. Grading: 10% Other = Prompt arrival to class, respectful treatment of equipment, consideration of others, adhering to lab rules.

Design Project – 40%
Programming Assignments – 30%
Class/Precept Participation – 20%
Other (See Instructor) – 10%

Other information:
This course will be taught by Tim Szetela, a leader in motion and data visualization design.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Reserved Seats:
Juniors and Seniors Only 5
Sophomores Only 5




S01 & U01

Fridays, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm
& 1:30 - 4:20 pm


Tim Szetela