Education & Career Guide 2018 Listings
Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA, USA www.acadeyart.edu Phone: (800) 544-2787 Fax: (415) 628-6287 Email: [email protected]myart.edu Degrees/Certificates offered: Accredited AA, BA, BFA, BS, BArch, MA, MFA, and MArch degree programs in more than 30 areas of study, as well as continuing art education, pre-college art experience programs, professional development, certificates, and teacher grants. Classes are available in Acting, Advertising, Animation & Visual Effects, Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Art Teaching Credential, Automotive Restoration, Costume Design, Drone Production, Fashion, Fashion Journalism, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Product Development, Fashion Styling, Fashion Visual Merchandising, Fine Art, Game Development, Game Programming, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design (Transportation, Toy, & Product Design), Interior Architecture & Design, Jewelry & Metal Arts, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures & Television, Multimedia Communications, Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media, Photography, Social Media, Studio Production for Advertising & Design, Virtual Reality, Visual Development, Web Design & New Media, Web Development, and Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media. Students can also enroll in flexible online degree programs in most areas of study. Number of students in animation program: 1,300 Cost of program: $873 per undergraduate unit Head of animation: Armstrong Head of admissions: Bill Tsatsoulis Time of year offered: semesters Application deadline: to each semester’s start date. Equipment available: In the largest greenscreen in Northern California, you’ll use real-time composite monitors and a full array of lighting equipment, including grid lighting, scrims, gel frames, green props, key lights, and more to bring your creations to life. Use the latest high-end PC and Mac workstations, along with Cintiq tablets, scanners and a large format printer. Edit and process video with Mac workstations with Final Cut Pro for input and output, a control room for production and high-end transfers, and rent cameras, lenses, and lighting kits for all your assignments in our video lab. Record voice-over tracks and sound effects in our industrystandard sound booth. Notes: Academy of Art University is an accredited member of WSCUC, NASAD, CIDA (BFA-IAD, MFAIAD), NAAB (BArch, MArch) and CTC (California Teacher Credential). Academy of Interactive Entertainment Lafayette, LA | Seattle, WA theaie.us Phone: LA: (337) 4561848; WA: (206) 428-6350 Fax: LA: (337) 232-0790; WA: (206) 428-6354 Email: [email protected], seat[email protected] The Animation Academy Burbank, CA, USA theanimationacademy. com Phone: (818) 848-6590 Email: theanima[email protected] Certificates offered: Character Design, Visual Development, StorySketch. Fast-track programs available for Certificate students (completion in less than one year). Number of animation students: 75 Cost of program: $495 for first class, $395 to continue Head of animation & admissions: Charles Zembillas Time of year offered: Yearround, bi-monthly semesters Application deadline: New students accepted monthly Notes: The Animation Academy has been a leader in art education for animation since 1998. We’re located in the heart of capital of the industry in Burbank, California. We focus on developing strong artistic fundamentals as they apply to animation especially in the areas of Character Design, Production Design and Intellectual Property Development. Many of our students have gone on to great creative success and are at the top of the field. We are certified by the CSATTF for vocational training with four unions in the entertainment industry. Short-term classes with intensive training means you can progress rapidly with your art. Feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to discuss getting you to the next level of your creative excellence. Brigham Young University Provo, UT animation.byu.edu Phone: (801) 422-8773 Email: kel[email protected] Degrees offered: BFA Number of students in animation program: 80 Cost of program: finserve. byu.edu/content/tuition-andgeneral-fees Head of animation & admission: Kelly Loosli Time of year offered: Fall start date Application deadline: 1 and August 1 Equipment available: Three labs running 2D and 3D equipment and software, plus one screening space. California College of the Arts San Francisco & Oakland, CA cca.edu Phone: SF (415) 703-9500, Oakland (510) 594-3600; (800) 447-1ART Email: [email protected] Cañada College Redwood City, CA canadacollege.edu/multimedia Phone: (650) 306-3330 Fax: (650) 306-3282 Email: [email protected]ccd.edu Degrees/Certificates offered: Associate of Arts degree and Certificate of Achievement in 3D Animation & Video Game Art; Associate of Arts degree and Certificate of Achievement in Digital Art & Animation; Certificate of Achievement in Graphic Design; Certificate of Achievement in Web
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mation art studio owned by one of DIT’s adjunct faculty members. DIT students are also encouraged to work on cutting-edge VR and custom hardware projects, with the school providing 5x HTC Vive and 3x Oculus Rift setups for multiple student teams. DIT’s Music and Sound Design facilities are equipped with industry-standard hardware and software for music and audio production. DIT’s two sound labs feature 27” Apple iMac digital audio workstations equipped with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Sibelius, Pure Data, commercial sample libraries, and more. Workstations are also equipped with Windows PCs for cross-platform software development, allowing sound design students to collaborate seamlessly with interdisciplinary game development teams in the Game Software Design & Production department. The labs also function as screening halls for lectures, demonstrations, and collaboration with animation and game development teams. DIT’s recording studio features two live rooms and a control room equipped with Avid C24 digital console, Pro Tools HDX, SSD Mac Pro, 5.1 surround monitoring and mixing with Focal Solo Series speakers, and Hear Technologies personal monitor mixer system. The Mathews Sound Lab also features two smaller recording studios for voice recording and solo instrument tracking. Studio and labs are equipped with acoustic and electronic pianos and drums, as well as mobile recording workstations, studio microphones and preamps, and field recording equipment. DIT’s acoustically-isolated practice rooms include Wenger’s Virtual Acoustic Environments system for simulation of performance space acoustics. Additionally, DIT provides its students with the following technology to produce their games and animations: 3ds Max, NET Framework, Active Pearl, Active State Python, Adobe CS5, Android SDK, Anvil Studio, AppInventor, Audacity, Aurelia, Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite, Blender, Borland Turbo C++, Carapace, CMake, CrazyBump, Cygwin, Direct X SDK, Doxygen 1.8, Embarcadero RAD Studio, Embarcadero Delphi and C++ Builder, FMOD, GIMP, GIT Extensions, GLUT, GNU Grep, Greenshot, HLPL, Inno Setup, Java SDK, Jellycam, LUA for Windows, Marmoset Skyshop, Masm32, Maya, Microsoft Kinect SDK, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Windows Mobile SDK, Microsoft Windows SDK, Microsoft XNA Gamestudio, MinGW, Mixcraft 6, MuseScore 1.3, Muster Render, NSIS, NUKE, Open AL, Oracle VM Virtual Box, Orca, Paint.NET, Perl, poseDeformer, Python, QT, Sculptris, Shave and Haircut, Sibelius, Toon Boom Studio, Toon Boom Harmony, Toon Boom Storyboard Pro, Topogun, Tortoise Git, Tortoise HG, Tortoise SVN, TVPaint Animation, Unity, Unreal SDK, Valve Virtual Reality Hardware, Win Merge, XNORMAL, ZBrush 4R6, Zero Engine. Notes: DIT has designed its facilities and infrastructure to support the needs of our students and to create an environment conducive to collaborative, innovative work. Our students have a variety of specialized lab spaces and campus amenities, a strong support system, collaboration with the industry and industry professionals, and a global network of colleagues and faculty to help them succeed both at DIT and beyond. The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (DAVE School) Orlando, FL daveschool.com Phone: (407) 385-1100 Fax: (407) 224-5648 Email: admis[email protected]eschool.com Degrees/Certificates offered: On Campus: Visual Effects Production, Game Production. Online: Production Programming with tracks in Game Design, Mobile App Development, Game Programming, Graphics Programming, Mixed Reality Development, Productivity, and Simulation Motion Graphics Number of students in animation program: 200 Cost of program: $35,000 Head of admissions: JoAnn DeRosa-Weber Time of year offered: round Equipment available: The Digital Animation & Visual Effects (DAVE) School is located on the backlot of Universal Studios Florida. Our facility consists of a 36,055 square foot space inside Sound Stage 25. The school space includes administration offices, studio labs, classrooms, 3D print lab, a sound stage with chroma key green cyclorama, motion-capture stage and lecture theater. Donna Grillo Voiceover Coaching Los Angeles, CA donnagrillo.com Phone: (323) 684-5005 Email: [email protected] Programs offered: Voiceover training for all ages specializing in animation, games and commercial vo. Business Consultation, Career Planning, Demo Production Number of students in animation program: Private or class Cost of program: hour session Head of animation & admissions: Donna Grillo Time of year offered: Year round Application deadline: Open Equipment available: Individual attention to the right choice of equipment for your needs. Notes: Training is offered from an experienced Voiceover Director who has cast and directed hundreds of animated episodes. Donna teaches you everything you need to know about the voiceover business from acting to demos, agents and career planning. Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY fitnyc.edu Phone: (212) 217-5440 Email: ter[email protected]nyc.edu Degrees offered: BFA Computer Animation & Interactive Media (2 years), Associates Degree required Number of animation & interactive media students: 48 Cost of program: In-State Tuition $6,470 per year. Out of State Tuition $19,592. Head of Program: Terry Blum Head of admissions: Richard Sunday Time of year offered: Fall Application deadline: January 1 Equipment available: High End PC Workstations, Maya, Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk Entertainment Suite, Toon Boom, ZBrush, Unity, UnReal, VR & AR. Dedicated labs & production studios. Fullerton College Fullerton, California art.fullcoll.edu Phone: (714) 992-7261 Email: pdimitri[email protected]coll. edu Degrees/Certificates offered: Entertainment Arts, 3D Maya, Story Boarding, Illustration, Consumer Products Number of students in animation program: 70 Cost of program: $150 a class Heads of animation: Philip Dimitriaids, Frank Guthrie, Mike Sheehan Head of admissions: Albert Abutin Time of year offered: year Application deadline: year Equipment available: Four lab rooms Mac & PC, 2 with full Cintiqs, and 3D Printers.
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