Come and learn from industry animation leaders in our nationally ranked character animation program.

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This intensive program features industry professionals, including UCF professors, former Disney animators and Maya-certified instructors, guiding future animators through rigorous college-level courses.

Sophomore, juniors and seniors will acquire skills in animation, digital media and sound design, while developing and building a professional ePortfolio for college applications.

This is a two-week program. Participants should bring a lunch. Snacks and drinks provided throughout the day. Housing is NOT provided.

Topics Covered

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

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.