2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IANIM 4320 Set Extension

This course explores techniques that blend real and virtual worlds by focusing on elements such as lighting and shading to create depth and build layers of nuance and believability in environments to support the characters, action, and narrative. This course covers the techniques involved in compositing 3D assets for the photo-real rendering process. Students will design complex shading networks, explore various light types and attributes, and build lighting rigs that can match real film plates that are common to the animation and VFX industries. This course makes what is unattainable in reality believable on screen.