Summer Academy Camps
Summer Academy registration is ongoing, and spots are filling up!
Step into the enchanting realm of 3D animation, where the magic of movies like Frozen comes to life! Join our introductory camp and dive hands-first into the mesmerizing universe of Autodesk’s Maya software, a powerhouse utilized by professional studios across the globe.
In this immersive experience, unlock the secrets of basic modeling and animation techniques as you navigate the intricacies of creating your own art. From manipulating images and graphics to crafting seamless movement, you’ll gain practical skills that bring your creative visions to life. Bring a mobile storage device to save your masterpieces or receive a downloadable version after camp ends, to show family and friends.
June 17 – 21, 2024
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9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.
Day Camp – $500
Some basic computer knowledge is required, but this course is designed for students with little to no experience in digital animation.
Anna Corbould grew up in England, where she studied Music and Drama at the University of Roehampton and the University of Manchester. After working for Apple for ten years teaching customers how to use software to edit music, videos and photos, she moved to Athens to study at UGA. She graduated with her MFA in Dramatic Media production in May 2019 after completing the Rosetta Theatre Project, an interdisciplinary, multi-media installation incorporating motion capture and 3D animation in performances of Romeo and Juliet and Tartuffe. This is her fifth year teaching for Summer Academy.
Edom Kassaye is a third-year graduate student at the University of Georgia where she is pursuing her MFA in Dramatic Media. Her area of interest is 3D animation. She earned her BFA in Animation and Visual Effects from Austin Peay State University. During her time there, she wrote, animated, and directed a mixed media animation short, Solomonic dynasty in a nutshell. She has also participated in recent UGA projects, including Alcestis and Gem of the Ocean. This is Edom’s third year as a Summer Academy Instructor.