Media Arts and Technologies @ MiraCosta College

courses

Mat 240 | 3D Animation 2: Motionbuilder

3 Units
Advisories: MAT 140
Prerequisites: None
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 2.5 hours, Laboratory 1.5 hours

This course introduces students to the advanced concepts and execution of three-dimensional character animation and rendering using Autodesk MotionBuilder, a major software used primarily in game, film, and television production. Topics include character rigging, facial and skeletal animation, forward and inverse kinematics, motion capture, 3D editing, Maya integration, and rendering considerations. The course also covers proper formats for delivery through various mediums.