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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AN 2310 - Creative Visualization

Credits: 3

In this sophomore-level studio course, students develop imaginative concepts, using the language of film and animation, through the storyboard and animatic process. Students illustrate animated story ideas, focusing on expressive character development, layout and set design. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be capable of using storyboarding and animatic process to visualize animated story ideas, utilizing elements of composition, camera angles, continuity, character and motion dynamics.

Prerequisites: AN 1110 - Introduction to Animated Storytelling  

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Recognize the fundamental principles of storyboarding.
  • Implement narrative emphasis through dynamic camera and expressive character.
  • Translate a written script into a visual board.
  • Execute boards with visual and narrative continuity.

AN 2310 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
Prepare to Board! Creating Story and Characters for Animated Features and Shorts - ISBN: 9780240818788

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