UPCOMING WEBINARS:
 

Animating in Photoshop

MCAD Presenter: Lux Stupica

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CST (8:00pm - 9:00pm EST)

You must RSVP to attend

Learn a few tips and tricks for hand-drawn animation in Photoshop during this FREE live webinar!

In this webinar, Minneapolis College of Art and Design alum and animation faculty Lux Stupica will take you through the process of animating in Photoshop. You will learn about creating a timeline and frames, as well as cover a few of the fundamentals of animation that help bring your characters to life.

The presentation will last no more than an hour and you will have a chance to ask questions through a chat-style forum.

Stupica is a character animator and motion designer who specializes in traditional hand-drawn animation with an emphasis on character work. She freelances with studios in the metro area including W2 Films, Make Visual, Crash + Sues, Foreign Fauna, Motion 504, and Best Buy Photo Studio. Stupica is also a founding member of the social community SWIM (Strong Women In Motion) and is very passionate about the support and encouragement of cis and trans women, and non-binary people in the animation and motion industry.

This workshop is provided in conjunction with the All-American High School Film FestivalJostens, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.


PAST WEBINARS:

Stop-Motion Animation

MCAD Presenter: Hallie Bahn

Monday, May 14th, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CST (8:00pm - 9:00pm EST)

Learn about stop-motion animation during this FREE live webinar.

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In this webinar, you will get an inside look at a stop-motion animation demo in the Black Studio, a professional-quality film and animation facility within M/LAB, MCAD’s Media Arts wing. The presentation will last no more than an hour and you will be able to ask questions in a chat-style forum. This workshop is provided in conjunction with the All-American High School Film FestivalJostens, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

 

Creating Believable Creatures & Characters (3D Animation)

NYFA Presenter: Craig Caton-Largent

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST (7:00pm - 8:30pm EST)

Learn to create memorable creature and character performances for Animation and Film with Visual Effects Professional and New York Film Academy Instructor Craig Caton-Largent. This workshop will examine the techniques of 3D Animation used to bring an animated character to life and discuss such principles as function, form and content.

Craig Caton-Largent has been creating VFX for the motion picture industry for over 38 years and has contributed to over 100 films. He has created animatronic puppets and worked as a puppeteer on movies such as Jurassic Park, Terminator 2, Tremors, Batman Returns, Ghostbusters and Return of the Living Dead. In addition, he has maintained and puppeteered "E.T., The Extraterrestrial" for commercials and public appearances since 1992.   Craig has also worked as a Previs / Layout Artist on many films including How To Train Your Dragon 2, Turbo, Rise of the Guardians, Tangled, Total Recall and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.  Working for Stan Winston, Craig supervised the creation of a network of Silicon Graphics workstations that would later become part of Digital Domain when Stan partnered with James Cameron and Scott Ross. Craig is credited as one of the eight co-founders of Digital Domain.

 

Photography, Lighting & Photoshop

MCAD Presenter: Tom Bierlein

Monday, April 16th, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CST (8:00pm - 9:00pm EST)

Learn about camera operation, lighting techniques, and using Photoshop during this FREE live webinar.

In this webinar, you will witness a studio lighting demo and photo manipulation in the Gray Studio, a professional-quality photography facility within M/LAB, MCAD’s Media Arts wing. The presentation will last no more than an hour and you will be able to ask questions in a chat-style forum. This workshop is provided in conjunction with the All-American High School Film FestivalJostens, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

 

Photography & Lighting

MCAD MFA Presenters: Zoe Cinel AND Shun Jie Yong

Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CST (8:00pm - 9:00pm EST)

Learn about camera operation and lighting techniques during this FREE live webinar.

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In this webinar, you will learn basic manual camera operation including white balance, shutter speed, depth of field, and ISO. You will also witness a studio lighting demo in the Gray Studio, a professional-quality photography facility within MCAD’s Media Arts wing. The presentation will last no more than an hour and you will be able to ask questions in a chat-style forum.This workshop is provided in conjunction with the All-American High School Film FestivalJostens, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.