Visual Effects, Spring 2017

UWM FILM420 – VISUAL EFFECTS
INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Ciraldo
OFFICE HOURS: Before or after class (Tues. 4pm–5pm or 9pm–10pm,) Room B55B, by appointment only.
E-MAIL: email-address

  1. SYLLABUS
  2. SCHEDULE
  3. PROJECTS. Project #1, Project #2, Project #3, Project #4 (final)
  4. LABS. MIT B56 and B68; Bolton 255 has 6 macs with Adobe Creative Suite, and Curtin Hall has the same; not sure about the union or library. Here is a link to the labs.
  5. OLD CLASS TUTORIALS (Steve Wetzel’s pages)
  6. HELPFUL AE SITES
    1. Adobe’s own set of tutorials
    2. A nice Adobe blog post about getting started with AE
    3. tutsplus.com – “Welcome to After Effects”
    4. creativecow.net – AE Basics Forum – General Tutorials
    5. greyscalegorilla.com – Intro to AE
    6. videocopilot.net – Basic Training
  7. Misc Links
    1. “Fox and the Hare” by Yuri Norstein (1973)
    2. “Hedgehog in the Fog” by Yuri Norstein (1974)
    3. “Walt Disney’s MultiPlane Camera” (1957), and a swell compilation video of its results in various films
  8. EVENTS
    1. UWM Cinema Schedule
    2. Dates and Deadlines for UWM
  9. THUMB/HARD DRIVES. You’ll need to have/get a thumb/flash drive or external hard drive for this class. You’ll need it for turning in projects and assignments. Why not pick one up a Riverwest Film & Video on Center Street in Riverwest?