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Thesis Spotlight: Meraki Marries Visual Effects and Animation to Tell a Warrior's Story

May 8, 2018 by | Animation/Visual Effects

Blending stop motion, Taylor Johnston’s (BFA/DA ’18) area of expertise, and the computer graphic prowess of Austin Piko (BFA/DA ’18), the team behind Meraki are making the only stop-motion animation thesis film to come from Dodge College this year. The team is excited to bring the magic of three-dimensional animation to audiences with this film. Magic

‘Package’ Animated Film – Done on a Dell

March 22, 2018 by | Animation/Visual Effects

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has teamed up with Dell to explore and deliver a collaborative project, created on the Dell Precision 5720 AiO, testing its true limits. The spot was co-created by students Luke Snedecor (BFA/DA ’19) and Kyle Harrington (BFA/IMDC ’19). “We asked ourselves how would experiencing a narrative story

Students Jump in to Explore Augmented and Virtual Reality

November 8, 2016 by Brian Hamiliton | Academics

They ran into things. They got mugged. At least one person fell over a cliff. In some cases, the benefits of augmented reality don’t seem so wonderful. While the crazy things that have happened to people chasing virtual monsters with their smart phones playing Pokemon Go has captured national media attention, an exploration of

Using Motion Capture to Climb Out of the Uncanny Valley

August 2, 2016 by | Academics

EDITOR’S NOTE: We have so many fantastic programs here at Dodge College that sometimes stories get lost in the shuffle. We wanted to highlight this great piece about one of our latest interterm classes that worked in motion capture.  Since VR is very big at our school right now, we wanted to show just how

Digital Arts Senior Thesis Screenings And The Alumni Legacy

May 18, 2016 by Marcus Garrett | Alumni

There are very few things that would make me drive through two hours of traffic on a weekday to visit my alma mater. When I heard last minute that the time had come for the Chapman Digital Arts seniors to screen their films, I dropped everything and left work at Disney Interactive early to make

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