ANI 235: Introduction to Compositing and Visual Effects

In this course, students will be introduced to the basics of compositing as used in animation. Students will use various software to combine different elements into a single image or series of images. These elements may include 2-dimensional images, 3-dimensional images, backgrounds, lighting as well as special effects such as fire, smoke, and fog. Students will also animate basic visual effects using various dynamic systems.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; ANI 150 minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime   offered online

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime   offered online

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/29/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 60
Total Hours 90

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