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ENTERTAINMENT ARTS

Entertainment Arts at CCS prepares students to join the next generation of storytellers, whether through animation, concept design, digital film, or video games. 

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Molly McLaughlin, “Mech” Digital Sculpting; Character Design; CG Texturing

Students can choose from the animation, concept design, digital film or game design paths and customize the curriculum to suit their individual talents and goals. They learn from Hollywood insiders, using the latest software and equipment.

All of the Entertainment Arts emphases are currently STEM-designated programs. International students completing this program qualify to apply for the STEM OPT (optional practical training) Extension.

Animation

Concept Design

Digital Film

Game Design

Students have access to industry-standard software, hardware (PC and Mac) and equipment, including editing suites, a gaming lab and full virtual reality capability with Vive goggles and sensors. The facilities, paired with acclaimed faculty prepare students for a career in whichever path they have chosen. 

CAREER CHOICES

3D Artist
3D Character Artist
3D Modeler
3D Production Artist
3D Visualization Artist
Animator
Armature Builder
CG Artist
Character Animator
Cinematics Director

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Cinematographer
Colorist
Compositor
Concept Artist
Creative Visualization Designer
Digital Designer
Digital Media Creator
Digital Product Designer
Director
Editor
Environment Artist
Flash Artist
FX Artist
Game Artist/Designer/Developer
Hair and Cloth Artist
Interactive Imaging
Layout Artist
Level Designer
Lighter
Look Development Artist
Maquette Builder
Matchmover
Matte Painter
Mocap Artist
Motion Graphics Artist
Multimedia Specialist
Rigger
Stop Motion Animator
Storyboard Artist
Texture Painter
VFX Artist
VFX Supervisor
Videographer
Video Game Specialist
Video Producer
Weapon Artist
Web Artist

'16

Danette Beatty

3D Artist
Ustwo Games

'02

Damarcus Holbrook

Senior World Builder
Blizzard Entertainment

'04

Dave Hardin

Supervising Animator
Walt Disney Animation Studios

'20

Victoria Richards

Lead Editor
Outloud Media

'16

Rebecca Ross

CGI Artist
Armstrong White

'10

Zach Smith

Director
Nickelodeon Animation

'16

Jennifer Strickland

Storyboard Director
Disney Television Animation

'01

Joey Tiernan

Senior Nuke Composior
Paramount Pictures