Saturday, October 10, 2009

EVENT: Digital Animation Center at UCD - Open House

n31174777057_1038106_617You need to need to tour the Denver Animation Center at UCD.  They have a great program and amazing facilities.  Their open house is Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 11:30a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Auraria Event Center and DAC labs (CU Building 14th and Larimer, 8th floor)
Here is a video about DAC:
UCD has more than 115 degree programs in 13 schools and colleges

TAKE ADVANTAGE of this opportunity to talk with faculty about all the majors you’re interested in and discover some you never knew existed. Come to an open house where you can discover more than 75 AREAS OF STUDY including biology, business, psychology and 3-D graphics and animation
learn about FINANCIAL AID and SCHOLARSHIPS talk to faculty about details on ACADEMIC OPTIONS CHECK OUT admission requirements learn about transfer CREDITS find out about residential HOUSING OPTIONS, TAKE A CAMPUS TOUR.

Talk with faculty members, admissions and financial aid counselors, and academic and career advisors—all on hand to answer your questions and HELP YOU PLAN THE RIGHT EDUCATION to achieve your goals, whether an undergraduate or graduate degree, professional development or certificate programs.  WORKSHOPS Half-hour workshops start at noon and run until 1:30 p.m.
Here is some background info about the DAC:
Learn Animation at Colorado's Premier Animation School. The University of Colorado Denver's, Digital Animation Center is committed to providing quality instruction in 3D theory and techniques intended to prepare its students to succeed. Students will be prepared to excel in a multitude of industries including feature film, broadcast, scientific visualization, medical imaging and engineering.
The DAC's precisely focused curriculum prepares students for careers within a urban, 4-year university experience that is a well-rounded liberal arts education with the traditional components of a fine arts education, in state-of-the-art facilities and acquiring high-tech skills needed for this demanding curriculum. Learn competitive traditional and digital art-making skills using the industries top software packages and techniques in Maya, Fusion, Real Flow, Vue, After Effects, and more.
University of Colorado Denver, Downtown Denver Campus' College of Arts and Media 3D Graphics and Digital Animation program will strive to provide the highest level of university-level undergraduate instruction in the theory, practice and application of digital 3D media. The goal of the CU-Digital Animation Center is to bring together diverse scholars and practitioners who seek creative imaging and visualization solutions for evolving research and to set them in partnerships with artists of digital media. Such collaborations will provide the visual solutions for explaining and defining complex technical data.
The UC Denver DAC, is dedicated to producing productive competent animators that are problem solvers, critical thinkers and are prepared to enter the workforce as leaders and managers. As a Fine Art major at one of the nation's top Universities, you will receive a well rounded, quality University education and upon successful completion of all requirements will be awarded a Bachelor of Fine Art with an emphasis in 3D Graphics and Animation.