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    LMU Pre-College Programs: Exploring Animation

    LMU Pre-College Programs: Exploring Animation


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Filmmaking and Digital Media
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    This program will immerse students into the world of animation, learning about the traditional animation principles as well as taking a leap into the future of animation. 

    We are accepting applications for summer 2024 until April 15, 2024

    In the first week of the program, participants will delve into the timeless art of traditional animation principles and tools. From understanding the fundamentals of frame-by-frame animation to mastering the art of storytelling through visuals, this foundational week sets the stage for a deep exploration into the roots of animation. Participants will have hands-on experience with classic techniques, learning to breathe life into characters through pencil and paper.

    In the second week, we take a leap into the future of animation with a focus on 2D digital animation using cutting-edge tools like Toon Boom Harmony. Participants will discover the seamless integration of technology and creativity as they navigate the software's advanced features to bring their ideas to life. From character design to scene composition, this week is a dynamic journey into the world of contemporary animation, equipping participants with the skills to produce professional-grade 2D digital animations.

    Cost and Session Information

    Two-week, non-credit bearing, residential program 

    Session 1 Dates: June 23 - July 6, 2024

    Session 2 Dates: July 14 - July 27, 2024

    Cost for two-week, non-credit bearing, residential program: $5,800