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Animation: Instructional Lab

A computer lab for Digital Animation instruction

All animation labs in Founders Hall are open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 4 a.m. during the academic year (except for college-designated holidays and semester breaks).

Instructional lab
Founders Hall Rm. 309
Oakland Campus

Access is from 7am - 4am with relevant class enrollment. 

About the Animation: Instructional Lab

Founder 309 is the room where most of our digital animation instruction takes place. 3D animation with Maya, editing with Premiere and sculpting with Zbrush are just some of the courses taught here. 

Tools and Equipment

  • 15" Wacom Cintiq at every station
  • Studio of twenty Mac Pros
  • Adobe: Creative Suite
  • Autodesk: Maya and Mudbox
  • ZBrush
  • TVPaint Pro
  • Toon Boom Animation: Pencil Check Pro, Storyboard Pro, Harmony
  • DragonFrame: 2D image capturing software
  • Cinema 4D: 3D modeling and animating application

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Animation Labs CLOSED for Summer

May 30, 2017, 2:01 PM by Tanya Poovaiah

All animation labs (Lobby, 304 Hybrid, 306 Classroom, 307 Senior Lab, 308 Downshooter, 309 Classroom, Digital Fabrication Lab, OAK SoundBooth) will be CLOSED for the duration of the summer while maintenance and upgrades are done. Labs will re-open at the ...


2017 Animation Show

May 2, 2017, 2:50 PM by Tanya Poovaiah

Come join us at the annual CCA Animation Show! This is a showcase of all junior films and senior thesis films from the Animation Department. There is also a gallery show with preproduction work related to the films. 


RECEPTION in ...