ART420 ANIMATION STUDIO II - SHORT FORM PRODUCTION

 

SPRING 2022 - WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Wednesday Check-in - Wightman 221 - 6:00-8:50

Monday Lab - Wightman 224 - 6:00-8:50

Sleeper's Zoom Room Password: animation

CMU Animation Discord Server / 422 Basecamp Folders

 

1. PSA WEEKLY PRODUCTION

WK01: JAN 10-14

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: PSA Panel Pitch

 

WK02: JAN 17-21

Monday: No Class - MLK Day - Jan 17

Wednesday:

Story: Animatic - 1st Draft

Characters Design: Character Profiles, Research & Inspiration Pages

Set Design: Research & Inspiration

 

WK03: JAN 24-28

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday:

Story: Animatic - Final Revision

Characters Design: Exploration Sheets

Set Design: Location Plan Views and Exploration

 

WK04: JAN 31 - FEB 04 - Pizza Pitch #1 - Wed 5-7PM: Thesis Exploration - Opposites Attract

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday:

Characters Design: Final Character Designs, Character Line-up Sketches and Pose Sheets

Set Design: Rough Concept and Tonal Scripts

WK05: FEB 07-11

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday:

Prop & Set Design: Color Scripts

 

WK06: FEB 14-18

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Weekly Check-in

 

WK07: FEB 21-25 Registration Begins - Feb 22 

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Weekly Check-in

 

2. MID-SEMESTER PRODUCTION UPDATE

WK08: FEB 28 - MAR 04

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday 5PM: Thesis Exploration #2 - Team Mixer (yes there will be food!)

Due Wednesday: Mid Semester Production Update

 

WK09: MARCH 5 - 13 - SPRING BREAK

 

WK10: MAR 14-18

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Weekly Check-in / Review feedback

 

WK11: MAR 21-25

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Weekly Check-in

 

WK12: MAR 29-APR 2 - GENTLE WEEKEND BREAK

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday 5PM: Thesis Exploration #3 - Animator's Choice (yes there will be food!)

Wednesday:

Thursday/Friday: No Class

 

WK13: APR 04-08

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Weekly Check-in

 

WK14: APR 11-15

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Weekly Check-in

 

WK15: APR 18 -22

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Weekly Check-in

 

3. SCREEN PSA PROJECTS / THESIS PROPOSAL PREPARATION

WK16: APR 25-29 - Studio Art BFA Exhibition

Monday: Lab W224

Wednesday: Screen Finished PSAs! / Workshop Thesis Proposals

 

 

EXAM WEEK

420 EXAM TIME - MON. MAY 02,  5:00-8:50 PM

 

Wednesday 5PM: Spring Thesis Proposals - Check Schedule for Line-up

 

SPRING ANIMATION SHOWCASE / BFA EXHIBITION - PARK LIBRARY - MAY 04

6:00 PM - Spring Animation Showcase - Opperman Auditorium

7:15 PM - Animation BFA Thesis Showcase - Opperman Auditorium

8:00 PM - Animation BFA Thesis Exhibition Reception - Park Library, 3rd Floor Gallery