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Are you interested in creating an animated film? Do you want to see how your ideas come to life? Come learn how audio and animation work together! Join industry professionals and Department Directors Monica and Xo as they talk about the animation and audio pipeline, and how students (just like you!) create award-winning films!
Thursday, August 13, 2020
5:30pm – 6:30pm PDT
Meet our Department Directors:
Department Director of Digital Art & Animation at CUSV
Monica brings over 8 years of educational experience to USV.
Her resume includes titles such as Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of Media. Prior to that, she worked over 8 years in multiple studios such as Red Giant, Mendez Foundation, Pixellex Studios and PBS. Several works have been awarded at film festivals. Additionally, Monica has taught classes in modeling, texturing, lighting and other courses.
Department Director of Audio, Music & Technology at CUSV
Acclaimed Vietnamese American electronic musician with numerous collaborations in many top chart records of Vietnamese acclaimed artists. Active electroacoustic music composer/performer with national and international performances in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Asia. Passionate and dedicated educator with perceptive focus on academic efficiency and student success.