After several years doing digital art, Piney Flats’ Chelsea Lowe hit it big when she was commissioned to do posters for 21st Century Fox’s “Dark Phoenix” and Disney-Pixar’s “Toy Story 4.” READ the Complete Article by Jonathan Roberts
Since there are many job opportunities for animators in game production, this assignment challenged the students to create a simple game animation set (Idle, Run, Attack, and Jump) and implement it into a game engine.
This project challenges the students to work in the “pose to pose” workflow to show how the various parts of the body move together and react to physics as a system.
Verbal communication is far more complex than simply the words coming out a character’s mouth. The body acting carries the majority of the message, but the audio requires animators to adhere to a pre-set timing and intensity. The addition of well-executed face animation accentuates the performance.
The 2019 ETSU team won Third-Place at the District 7 level of the National Student Advertising Competition. The competition was held in conjunction with the Spring Conference of the American Advertising Federation, in Mobile, Alabama. The ETSU students competed against other student teams from schools from around the south east such as the University of Alabama, LSU and MTSU. With all districts combined, there were nearly 150 schools working on the same advertising challenge for the client Wienerschnitzel, “The World’s Largest Hot Dog Chain.” The ETSU team was comprised of students from the Department of Digital Media and the Department of Media and Communications. Continue Reading
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