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COMMUNICATION

COMM-654 Motion Graphics and Effects I (3) Course Level: Graduate

Motion Graphics and Effects I (3) This course focuses on the creation of motion graphics using animation and compositing programs. Through discussions of concepts and design, students learn techniques to creatively use software tools to achieve dramatic and artistic effects. Current software and concepts used for cutting edge motion graphics and compositing in motion pictures, television, commercials, and music videos are introduced and examples of outside work are presented and analyzed in class. Students are encouraged to learn from each other's examples, problems, and solutions. Students should expect to spend additional time in the lab outside of the scheduled class time. Crosslist: COMM-454. Prerequisite: COMM-602 or COMM-650.