Of all the entertainment industries, animation is likely the one that is growing the fastest. Every year, many of the top grossing movies are animated, and almost all of them have some form of animation or visual effects. Good animators are in high demand.
Some of the world's best animation schools are right here in Southern Ontario. Sheridan College's animation program is widely considered to be among the world's best. Because of that, I have created our classes so that those of you who are interested in pursuing animation at the post-secondary level will have the basis for an admissions portfolio. Virtually all assignments you will do are admissions requirements for great animation schools.
Together, we will look at 4 broad categories of animation: classical, stop-motion, 2D, and 3D. We will use industry-standard software. And we will try to answer the following Essential Question: HOW CAN I USE ANIMATION TECHNIQUES TO MAKE DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTS THAT ARE OTHERWISE IMPOSSIBLE?