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Spring 2018: 3D Animation Track / Body Mechanics
TERM DATES: Apr 1, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018
LEVEL: Intermediate 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Animating Characters
4. Body Mechanics
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.
critique time *
class time
Monday 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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
Charles Larrieu
Charles is a character animator from France who started working at Pixar in 2015 after getting the summer internship. He went on to work on Finding Dory as a Fix animator, then crowd/ 2nd unit animator for Cars 3 and Coco and recently finished working on an unannounced short...
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...
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