ART420 ANIMATION STUDIO I: MICRO-SHORT PRODUCTONS

WEEKLY SCHEDULE - FALL 2021 

Monday Open Lab - W224 / Wednesday Check-in - W221 6:00 - 8:50PM

Each milestone is due for presentation at the beginning of class on dates indicated in the schedule below.  Students are expected to utilize Open Lab days exclusively toward micro-short productions.

 

INTRO TO CLASS/MICRO-SHORT PROCESS OVERVIEW 

WK01: AUG 30-SEPT 03

MON: NO CLASS

WED: PROCESS OVERVIEW/INTRODUCE MICRO-SHORT #1

 

MICRO-SHORT #1: SQUARE  (5 SEC)

WK02: SEPT 06-10 NO CLASS MONDAY - LABOR DAY

WED: MILESTONE 01 - PITCH (X3)

WK03: SEPT 13-17

MON: RYAN WILLIAMS FROM ROOSTER TEETH / OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 02 - ANIMATIC/CONCEPT

WK04: SEPT 20-24

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 03 - LAYOUT/PRODUCTION TESTS

WK05: SEPT 20-OCT 01

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 04 - FINAL SUBMISSION/EVALUATIONS

WK06: OCT 04-08

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 05 - REVISIONS DUE / INTRODUCE MICRO-SHORT #2

 

MICRO-SHORT #2: OBJECT  (10 SEC)

WK07: OCT 11-15 NO CLASS MON/TUES - CMU WELLNESS BREAK

WED: PIZZA PITCH / LAB - RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

WK08: OCT 18-22

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 01 - PITCH (X3)

WK09: OCT 25-29

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 02 - ANIMATIC/CONCEPT

WK10: NOV 01-05

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 03-LAYOUT/PRODUCTION TESTS

WK11: NOV 08-12

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MICRO-SHORT PRODUCTION - FEEDBACK OPTIONAL

WK12: NOV 15-19

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: MILESTONE 04 - FINAL SUBMISSION/EVALUATIONS

 

PROJECT PROPOSALS FOR SPRING 2021

WK13: NOV 22-26 NO CLASS WED THRU FRI - THANKSGIVING BREAK

MON: OPEN LAB - REVISIONS DUE WEDNESDAY - SET UP SPRING PROPOSALS

WK14: NOV 29-DEC 03

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: LAB - BRAINSTORM FOR SPRING PROJECTS

WK15: DEC 06-010

MON: OPEN LAB

WED: LAB - SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR SPRING PROJECTS

EXAM TIME: DEC15 6PM

EXAM: SPEED PITCH/TBA