***The Animation Intensive program is taking a break this summer, but do not fret, because Summer 2022 we will be back BIGGER, and we will be back BETTER! We are looking forward to an innovative and inspiring two-week program, so please check back because we do not want you to miss this amazing opportunity***


Learn from industry animation leaders in our nationally ranked character animation program.

The UCF-CREATE Pre-College Intensive Animation Summer Program provides a rigorous, two-week, full-day course in college-level instruction to high school students. Sophomore, juniors and seniors will acquire and refine their skills in animation, life-drawing, digital media and sound design. Students will receive instruction from UCF professors with industry experience, as well as from UCF Character Animation graduate students.

Summer 2022
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$750 two-week session

Topics Covered

  • 3D Animation
  • 2D Animation
  • Creative Writing
  • Anatomy
  • Environments
  • Music and Audio Basics
  • Figure Drawing
  • Stop Motion
  • Physics for Animators
  • Drawing

Important Information

Featured Instructors

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JoAnne Adams

Adams worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation for 15 years and has taught at the University of Central Florida since 2008.

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Darlene Hadrika

Hadrika has over 25 years experience creating 3D animation for film and TV, including Walt Disney Feature Animation. She has taught at UCF since 2004.

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