Real World Project Studios

USV students are given a rare opportunity to attain real-world experience working with industry clients before they graduate. 

On-campus project studios offer students a chance to receive creative and professional work experience. Supervised by faculty and industry advisors, our project-courses teach students a team-centered approach that mirrors real development teams of artists, animators, game designers, audio specialists and management.

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Student Projects


USV's DataWorX Studio partners you with an actual Silicon Valley tech company to support identifying and solving real-world, open source software issues. And, if your solution is accepted, you will be recognized as a contributor to the open source software. You'll also have opportunities to network, connect with mentors, and collaborate with others.

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Project X

Project X is a one-of-a-kind, project-based learning capstone course that incorporates every component of animation film production for the big and small screen.

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MediaWorks is a collaboration between audio and animation students on short commercial  projects for clients in Silicon Valley - and beyond.

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Game Studio

In Game Studio, students work in teams for external clients, adding actual games that ship to their portfolio.

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Free Rigs Available for Download

USV students gain valuable project pipeline experience as they learn to produce original character rigs for animators.

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