FILM & ART




Take the chance to find out what you can do.

Film & Art Center

COLLEGE-LEVEL

Middle- and high-school students will gain a college-level experience through our programs.

INDUSTRY-STANDARD

Students will get to learn and practice on industry-standard equipment and software.

PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

Students considering entrance to college/universities will gain a quality portfolio for submission and consideration.



DISCOVER YOUR TALENT


Through our programs, we will help you discover your area of focus, and guide you in exploring the tools and techniques needed to make your dreams a reality.

Our commitment to youths in the field of media is achieved by the quality education we provide for young people in helping them find their area of focus, engaging them to experience the joy of working hard to achieve their goals, and giving them the opportunity to use their talents for the benefit of society.


The ability to envision, create, and share what you see is a great gift you can give to others.


FIND OUT WHAT LIES AHEAD IN YOUR FUTURE

COMPUTER ANIMATION PROGRAM


This program focuses on teaching students the process of creating 3D animated films.  Students will learn how to create digital models, apply colors and textures, setup lights for their scenes, animate their characters to create their own computer animated films, all within Autodesk Maya, an industry standard 3D animation software.

AVAILABLE CLASSES

INTRODUCTION TO CG (BEGINNER LEVEL)

Introduces students to the world of computer animation, focusing on modeling, lighting, texturing, and rendering.

HARD-SURFACE MODELING (INTERMEDIATE LEVEL)

Learn the foundations of polygonal modeling with a focus on hard-surface models.

3D ANIMATION (ADVANCED LEVEL)

Understand the process of computer animation with an emphasis on practicing the animation principles established by Disney and Pixar.

PORTFOLIO CLASSES (PORTFOLIO LEVEL)

Assist the students portfolio preparation in DVD and print format with a dedication to each individual's area of focus.

CHARACTER MODELING

Focus on organic modeling tools and techniques to create production ready character models.

PHOTO-REAL LIGHTING & RENDERING

Learn about shaders that replicate real-life objects with a focus on creating images that look photo-realistic.

3D TEXTURE PAINTING

Learn to create texture maps that enhances the overall look for both hard-surface and organic models.

DIGITAL SCULPTING

Create sculptures similar to the way a traditional artist creates his sculptures all within the computer.

INTRODUCTION TO RIGGING FOR ANIMATION

Focus on understanding the skeletal joint system and building user-friendly controls that allow the animators to bring the story's characters to life.

CGI FILMMAKING

Learn the process of creating a 3D film through the three steps of production with a focus on story development.