MOGR 330 Typography in Motion

3 credits, Fall

Investigates principles of animation, motion typography, and sequential visual forms in 2-D time-based media. This course focuses on comprehensive project workflow incorporating research, writing, storyboarding, designing, animation production, and audio/video compression. Students develop skills in animation practice and production utilizing industry-standard software. Projects highlight typographic and simple graphical elements, encouraging students to create sophisticated solutions using simplified methods. This introduction to the practice of animating graphics is supplemented by screenings of exemplary work in the fields of film title design, experimental animation, and broadcast graphics. Course includes studio and lecture. Students will need to purchase supplies/materials for this course.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in VCD 256 and VCD 230