Course Description

Working primarily in a sketchbook, we will work on the fundamentals of film design exploration. Assignments include character design, composing for the screen, and field studies of landscapes in color. By starting with basic design concepts we will search for your own unique way of expressing a story with appeal and clarity.


  • This course is available to students who have been accepted into the Summer Animation Residency only. If selected to participate in the Residency you will enroll in all three courses.
  • Open to artists age 18 and up. 

Applies To The Following Residencies


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Section Title
Summer Animation Residency: Design for Film
On Campus
T, Th
1:00PM to 4:00PM
May 28, 2019 to Jun 27, 2019
Schedule and Location
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (2 units) $1,800.00 Click here to get more information
Available for Credit
2 units