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Sophia the Robot Introduces the New XA program!

Sophia the Robot, created by Dr. David Hanson and his team of artists, AI programmers and engineers at Hanson Robotics, sends a warm welcome to USC animation faculty and students. Sophia embraces the creation of the new MFA in Expanded Animation: Research + Practice at the School of Cinematic Arts.

XA Professor Musa Brooker named Creative Director of Six Point Harness

It has been two years since XA Adunct Associate Professor Musa Brooker was named creative director at L.A.-based animation studio Six Point Harness. His career in both stop-motion and 2D animation has included some of the most acclaimed animation projects of the past two decades. Read the Animation Magazine interview here.

XA PROFESSOR CHRISTINE PANUSHKA discusses HER new FEATURE, “BLOOD OF THE FAMILY TREE”

Award-winning animator and recently retired XA Professor Emerita, Christine Panushka, explains how she created her latest experimental animation in this interview with Animation Magazine. Hand-drawn and hand-colored over the course of several years, the film uses imagery of blood cells, bones, knots, lace, trees, roots and handwritten text, to poetically delve into the intimate connections created by a rare disease between generations of women.

Raqi Syed: Alumnx Spotlight

Raqi Syed BA ’98, MFA’03 is an immersive media artist, visual effects designer, and faculty member at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.In this interview with SCA, she recalls the impact that XA Prof. Kathy Smith’s Expanded Animation class had on her perspectives and career. “Animation, more than even live-action, [has] never stopped expanding.”

Sophia the Robot Introduces the New XA program!

Sophia the Robot, created by Dr. David Hanson and his team of artists, AI programmers and engineers at Hanson Robotics, sends a warm welcome to USC animation faculty and students. Sophia embraces the creation of the new MFA in Expanded Animation: Research + Practice at the School of Cinematic Arts.

XA Professor Musa Brooker named Creative Director of Six Point Harness

It has been two years since XA Adunct Associate Professor Musa Brooker was named creative director at L.A.-based animation studio Six Point Harness. His career in both stop-motion and 2D animation has included some of the most acclaimed animation projects of the past two decades. Read the Animation Magazine interview here.

XA PROFESSOR CHRISTINE PANUSHKA discusses HER new FEATURE, “BLOOD OF THE FAMILY TREE”

Award-winning animator and recently retired XA Professor Emerita, Christine Panushka, explains how she created her latest experimental animation in this interview with Animation Magazine. Hand-drawn and hand-colored over the course of several years, the film uses imagery of blood cells, bones, knots, lace, trees, roots and handwritten text, to poetically delve into the intimate connections created by a rare disease between generations of women.

Raqi Syed: Alumnx Spotlight

Raqi Syed BA ’98, MFA’03 is an immersive media artist, visual effects designer, and faculty member at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.In this interview with SCA, she recalls the impact that XA Prof. Kathy Smith’s Expanded Animation class had on her perspectives and career. “Animation, more than even live-action, [has] never stopped expanding.”

Sophia the Robot Introduces the New XA program!

Sophia the Robot, created by Dr. David Hanson and his team of artists, AI programmers and engineers at Hanson Robotics, sends a warm welcome to USC animation faculty and students. Sophia embraces the creation of the new MFA in Expanded Animation: Research + Practice at the School of Cinematic Arts.

XA Professor Musa Brooker named Creative Director of Six Point Harness

It has been two years since XA Adunct Associate Professor Musa Brooker was named creative director at L.A.-based animation studio Six Point Harness. His career in both stop-motion and 2D animation has included some of the most acclaimed animation projects of the past two decades. Read the Animation Magazine interview here.

XA PROFESSOR CHRISTINE PANUSHKA discusses HER new FEATURE, “BLOOD OF THE FAMILY TREE”

Award-winning animator and recently retired XA Professor Emerita, Christine Panushka, explains how she created her latest experimental animation in this interview with Animation Magazine. Hand-drawn and hand-colored over the course of several years, the film uses imagery of blood cells, bones, knots, lace, trees, roots and handwritten text, to poetically delve into the intimate connections created by a rare disease between generations of women.

Raqi Syed: Alumnx Spotlight

Raqi Syed BA ’98, MFA’03 is an immersive media artist, visual effects designer, and faculty member at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.In this interview with SCA, she recalls the impact that XA Prof. Kathy Smith’s Expanded Animation class had on her perspectives and career. “Animation, more than even live-action, [has] never stopped expanding.”

 

Expanded Animation Research + Practice
School of Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California
900 W. 34th St., SCA 250
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2211
U.S.A.
 
 

voicemail: (213) 764-3332

USC Expanded Animation official logo
USC Expanded Animation official logo
 
 

voicemail: (213) 764-3332

 

Expanded Animation Research + Practice
School of Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California
900 W. 34th St., SCA 250
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2211
U.S.A.
USC Expanded Animation official logo
 
 

voicemail: (213) 764-3332

 

Expanded Animation Research + Practice
School of Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California
900 W. 34th St., SCA 250
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2211
U.S.A.
 
 

voicemail: (213) 764-3332

USC Expanded Animation official logo