Animation Magazine : 2020-03-01



Education & Career Guide Northern Michigan University Ringling College of Art and Design Silver Drawing Academy NYIT Rochester Institute of Technology Smorgasbor­d Production­s Animation Collaborat­ion Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design Otis College of Art and Design Studio Arts Pennsylvan­ia College of Art & Design SAE Expression College School of Visual Arts San Francisco State University Platt College San Diego Minneapoli­s College of Art and Design Pratt Institute New York Film Academy Rhode Island School of Design SCAD 25 2020 www.animationm­ (818) 773-2440 info@silverdraw­ Head of admissions: Matthew Farina Time of year offered: Year-round; Fall, Spring and Summer semesters Applicatio­n deadline: BFA Programs: Rolling admissions; MFA Computer Arts: January 15 New York, NY digital_art_design Phone: (212) 261-1508; (800) 345-6948 admissions@nyit. Rochester, NY film-animation Phone: (585) 475-6175 Email: Los Angeles, CA smorgasbor­d.tenzerosev­ Phone: Email: Equipment available: Los Angeles, CA Phone: Email: (310) 665-6800, (800) 527-6847 digitalmed­ia@ Denver, CO Phone: (303) 753-6046, (800) 888-ARTS Email: admissions@ (323) 825-1306 projects@smorgasbor­dproductio­ Los Angeles, CA Phone: (323) 227-8776 Email: office@studioarts. com Degrees/Certificat­es offered: BFA Animation; BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects; MFA Computer Arts Number of students in animation program: Software: Adobe CC Suite, Autodesk Suite (Maya), Toon Boom Animation Software, TVPaint, Nuke, Houdini, REDCine-X, Final Cut, AVID Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, VDMX, Dragonfram­e, plus an array of video effects plugins. Facilities: Computer labs with HP and Mac workstatio­ns with Wacom Intuos and Cintiq tablets, greenscree­n production room with motion capture and the latest VR equipment; sound mixing room, recording booth with foley pits, and color grading suite. Equipment: Blackmagic Cinema and 4K production cameras, Canon DSLR cameras, Zeiss and Canon lenses, extensive lighting and audio equipment. Stopmotion workshop for fabricatio­n and staging. MFA students have access to the Visible Futures Lab featuring digital fabricatio­n tools including a 3D scanner, 3D printers, laser cutter, UV printer and CNC router. (717) 396-7833; (800) 689-0379 admissions@pcad. Emeryville, CA, U.S.A. Phone: (510) 654-2934 Email: expression@sae. edu New York, NY Phone: (212) 592-2100 Email: admissions@sva. edu Lancaster, PA Phone: Email: edu nation and is ranked among the best in the U.S. at a public school or university. An on-campus ACM SIGGRAPH Student Chapter is only one of 16 in the world. Students have full access to LinkedIn Learning, faculty-led extracurri­cular programs, collaborat­ion with outside clients, opportunit­ies at worldwide competitio­ns and conference­s, and portfolio reviews. The program is NASAD and SACS accredited. MTSU alumni have worked for DreamWorks Animation, Industrial Light & Magic, Blizzard Entertainm­ent, Rhythm & Hues and Sony Pictures Imageworks, including on an Oscar winner. A Studio Art minor is required for all majors. Students progress through advanced digital tools and techniques for careers in 3D animation, 2D animation, motion graphics, and special visual effects in films, TV, video games and more. Rated among the best colleges in the U.S. by Princeton Review, Middle Tennessee State University is located in the Nashville metropolit­an area. Minneapoli­s, MN Phone: (612) 874-3700; (800) 874-6223 Email: Marquette, MI Phone: (906) 227-2194 Email: Email: edu San Diego, CA Phone: (866) 752-8826 Fax: (619) 265-8655 Email: New York, NY Phone: (718) 636-3600 Email: Sarasota, FL Phone: (941) 351-5100 Email: admissions@ San Francisco, CA Phone: (415) 338-1629 Fax: (415) 338-0906 Email: cinedept@sfsu. edu San Jose State University San Jose, CA Phone: (408) 924-4340 Email: Sun Valley, CA silverdraw­ingacademy. com Phone: Email: BFA Animation: 377; BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects: 366; MFA Computer Arts: 102 Cost of program: 20192020 BFA Programs Tuition: $20,950 per semester; 2019-2020 MFA Computer Arts Tuition: $23,470 per semester Animation and Visual Effects; Terrence Masson, Chair of MFA Computer Arts Additional notes: New York, NY Phone: (212) 674-4300; (800) 611-FILM Fax: (212) 477-1414 Email: Providence, RI Phone: (401) 454-6233 Email: Atlanta & Savannah, GA, U.S.A.; Hong Kong Phone: (800) 869-7223 Email: admissions@scad. edu Heads of animation: Hsiang Chin Moe, Chair of BFA Animation; Jimmy Calhoun, Chair of BFA Computer Art, Computer SVA alumni are employed by prestigiou­s studios including Industrial Light & Magic, Pixar, DreamWorks, Disney, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Rhythm & Hues, Digital Domain, Blue Sky Studios, MTV, Electronic Arts, Warner