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Winter 2018: 3D Animation Track / Body Mechanics
TERM DATES: Jan 2, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
LEVEL: Intermediate 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Animating Characters
4. Body Mechanics
$1620
Students learn how to make biped characters move in two exercises, with
an emphasis on balance, direction changes, action, realistic force, and IK/FK switching.



Student also learn quadruped locomotion, animating a dog walk.
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Monday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday 11:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Thursday 11:00 PM - 12:30 AM
ABOUT INSTRUCTORS
Tony Mecca
United States
Tony has been a professional animator for over 10 years now spanning major feature films, games and most recently, AR.  He has animated on over 10 major feature films including everything from VFX heavy realistic style shows like Snow White and the Huntsman, RIPD, a...
Gwilym Morris
United Kingdom
After winning European Junior Animator Award 2001 for his short film Bmovie, Gwilym was given the opportunity to work at Framestore on such films as Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Two years later he headed to New Zealand to work at Weta on Lord of the Rin...
Yung Pham
United States
Yung began his animation studies in 2010 and by 2013 was working professionally at Illumination MacGuff in Paris.  Having grown up in southern California, he returned to work at Walt Disney Animation Studios and then later at Dreamworks Animation.  He was fortunate...
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