3D Animated Shorts

Course Description

Become an animated filmmaker using the same tools as today’s professionals. Learn to use Blender 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.

Availability Week 3 | PM | July 13 – 17
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 Blender
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

Virtual Camp Technology Requirements
A fast internet connection, computer, webcam, and microphone are required to participate. Please note, a Chromebook or Netbook like device will not be sufficient for Virtual Tech Camp.

Recommended Computer Specs: Windows 10 | i5 Gen 6 or higher | 8 GB RAM | Dedicated Video Card with 4 GB | 100 GB of Free Hard Drive Space