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Summer 2022: 3D Animation Program / Facial Performance
TERM DATES: Jul 3, 2022 - Sep 17, 2022
LEVEL: Advanced 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Character Performance
3. Facial Performance
$1620
Students tackle the demanding task of facial acting in more detail. Students learn to animate a line of dialogue with the main focus of the shot being the subtle emotional beats in the face. In Facial Performance students dig into the nuances of facial animation that will help you to understand how and why to build stronger facial poses. Explore how the face works as a whole unit and shape, and how the small pieces play a role in delivering subtle changes in the character's thoughts. Instructors dive deeper into facial acting, and demonstrate how strong facial acting infuses depth and personality into your characters.
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Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Monday 11:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday 11:30 PM - 1:00 AM
ABOUT INSTRUCTORS
Ricky Renna
United States
Ricky is an animator currently working for Activision Blizzard, and a graduate of both Ringling College of Art & Design (BFA) and The School of Visual Arts (MFA). He discovered his passion for animation growing up playing lots of video games and watching all the classics on ...
Matthew Shepherd
Canada
Matt has accumulated 17 years of experience in television and feature animation. A diploma in Animation and Graphics Technology from NBCC allows Matt to utilize a 2d workflow when approaching 3d. Matt's film credits as an animator include; The Smurfs, Hotel Transylvani...
Anand Somasundaran
Canada
Anand fell in love with animation because it was a medium that combined two of his favourite things drawing and film-making. He has been working as an animator on feature films since 2009 and has worked at studios such and Rhythm and Hues, Industrial Light and Magic and is c...
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