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  • Northern Oklahoma College

    -- Tonkawa, OK 
  • 1220 E Grand Ave
    Tonkawa, OK 74653
  • 580.628.6458
  • [email protected]
  • 3D Animation and Post-production (AAS, 2 Years)
    For a position in Game Design

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 3720 US Dollars (USD) per Year
    Out of state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 5:1
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    New developments in multimedia-related technology provide new opportunities for creative people in digital media. Therefore, the goal of the Digital Media Institute is to equip our students with the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate their ideas through the art of advanced computer graphics.

    Our program focuses on the various methods used to organize and transform media, ideas and concepts of digital media into completed projects from start to finish showing the skill needed to gain employment.

    The students’ success will depend on a deep understanding of the digital media process and its diverse technologies. All students will be immersed into the essentials of web and broadcast design, 2D and 3D animation, and DVD and video production. These core competencies provide the basis for the specialized instruction specific within the Digital Media Institute. Thus, whether it is 3D modeling and animation, graphic design for print or broadcast, visual effects, web technologies, or combining new media experiences, students will gain the skills necessary not only to work effectively in the existing areas of digital media production but to help shape the future of technology as an employee as well.

    Coursework in the Digital Media Animation and Design program include: - 3D Modeling, Texturing, Animation and Rendering in Maya - Motion Graphics for Broadcast and Film with Photoshop and After Effects - Non Linear Digital Video Editing using Premiere Pro - Designing and Creating Web sites for showcasing student talents using Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Fireworks. As well as authoring DVD’s and creating Digital Audio for student demo reels with Encore and Audition

    Examples of careers in Animation and Digital Media include: - Web design and development, including streaming media - 3D modeling and animation for Broadcast and Digital Film - Non Linear Editing for Video production and Digital films - Visual Effects for TV and film - Broadcast Design for advertising and TV.

    Northern Oklahoma College 16 Week 3D animation training program using Maya and Softimage. Cost of training is $2,500 for 16 weeks. The entier production pipeline is covered in the 16 weeks including use of After Effects, Photoshop, Combusion, Commotion, Media 100 and Traditional Art Training. Students learn to sculpt, write scripts, and storyboard as part of the 16 week training.