Course Info

GD 260: Motion Graphics

This course will introduce the student to effective communication using motion graphics, including its application in the areas of film titles, broadcast and commercial design, interactive media, and gaming. The combination of music, visuals and typography will be explored following the basic theories of kinetic composition and aesthetics. Students will study the history of the field, including the work of pioneers such as Norman McLaren, Saul Bass and Len Lye. PREREQUISITE(S): Sophomore Standing and one of the following: ANI 105, ANI 101, GD 105, ART 105, GPH 211, DC 205

Spring 2014-2015

Section: 602
Class number: 30680
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00526 at Loop Campus

Winter 2014-2015

Section: 501
Class number: 20679
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 20680
Meeting time: MW 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS 00513 at Loop Campus

Fall 2014-2015

Section: 401
Class number: 17070
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 17071
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS 00506 at Loop Campus

Spring 2013-2014

Section: 601
Class number: 30697
Meeting time: MW 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 602
Class number: 36378
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00632 at Loop Campus

Winter 2013-2014

Section: 501
Class number: 26008
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00526 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 502
Class number: 26009
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus

Fall 2013-2014

Section: 401
Class number: 16524
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus

Spring 2012-2013

Section: 601
Class number: 36312
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Rachel Oftedahl