Specialization

3D Computer Graphics and Modeling

DESCRIPTION

Skills Explored Target Audience
• Modeling for organic, mechanical, technical, character, and parametric applications
• Character setup and animation for mechanical, organic, and character applications
• Previsualization, storyboards, shot layout, asset management, and production planning and coordination
• Advanced lighting, rendering, and materials creation.
• Pipelines and workflows for post-production and compositing
• 3D printing and workflows for manufacturing and visualization
Marshall, Annenberg, Cinematic Arts, Roski, Viterbi, Architecture students, and many other disciplines that may utilize animation for visualization, demonstration, or learning.
Specialization Description
3D Computer Graphics isn’t just for making cartoons anymore! The 3D Computer Graphics and Modeling specialization merges theoretical concepts with state of the art techniques to prepare students to apply 3D computer graphics across a wide range of industry applications. Hands-on courses build from a core foundation throughout the spectrum of advanced cutting edge technologies as they are used in real world application and culminate with the production of a portfolio of work applicable with the needs of 3D industries.
Why Students Take It
This is a fun and exciting program that teaches you state of the art tools and techniques for producing 3D graphic content.
Industry & Career Info Companies Hiring
Predicted to become a $30 billion industry within years, the animation industry is growing on a global scale. Sony Pictures
Imageworks
ILM
Digital Domain
Dreamworks
Rhythm and Hues
Legacy Effects
New Deal Studios
USC Institute for Creative Technologies
Fox Sports
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COURSES

Required Courses (4 units)





ITP-21523D Modeling, Animation, Compositing and Special Effects
ITP-41523D Design and Prototyping

Elective Courses (6 units)



Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
ITP-3053Advanced 3D Modeling, Animation and Special Effects
ITP-31533D Character Animation
ITP-36033D Compositing and Visual Effects
ITP-4503Advanced 3D Texturing, Compositing, and Image Processing

Additional Info

ITP COURSES OFFERED IN Spring 2017

Required Courses





ITP-21523D Modeling, Animation, Compositing and Special Effects
ITP-41523D Design and Prototyping

Elective Courses



ITP-3053Advanced 3D Modeling, Animation and Special Effects