Monday, November 17, 2008

LSUS to offer visual effects, animation workshop

On Nov. 22, LSUS's Animation and Visual Effect's program will offer an introductory workshop. It will be led by the program's director, John Miralles. For anybody flirting with the idea of working in these fields, this is a great opportunity to gauge opportunities from someone with tons of experience.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22.
WHERE: LSUS Technology Center 258.
COST: $39, general public; $29, LSUS students; $10, high school students.
TO REGISTER: students should register in person at the Continuing Ed office in the Tech Center. All others should click here.

From the press release: "This workshop is intended to introduce a student with little or no prior exposure to the field of entertainment computer graphics. Topics to be covered will include basic digital imaging, using Adobe Photoshop, basic video compositing using HD footage and Adobe AfterEffects. An introduction to 3D Computer generated images will also be demonstrated. Students will work with Macintosh computers and industry software.

"By the end of the workshop, students will have created their first visual effects shot, and have a greater understanding of the exciting fields!"

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