3D Animated Shorts

Tech Major

Course Description

Become an animated filmmaker using the same tools as today’s professionals. Learn to use 3ds Max from Autodesk and explore the production process from initial design ideas and storyboarding, to the creation of unique characters and scenes, to the final rendering of your animated short film.

Ages All
Skill Level Beginner to Advanced
Progressive Content
Course designed for campers to progress at their own pace with content that advances from basic to complex. May be taken multiple times.
Software Autodesk 3ds Max
Bring from Home Recommended 32GB Flash Drive

What will campers learn?

How to use state-of-the-art software used by animation pros
Storyboarding
Incorporation of modeling, lighting, and camera animation
Keyframe and walk cycle animation techniques

What will campers create?

A 15-30 second animated scene