USC Animation & Digital Arts
The John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts (DADA) is devoted to providing its students with the tools, theory and support to fully explore their creative potential as animators. The field of animation has evolved to encompass everything from traditional, character-based storytelling, to abstract and experimental work, and utilizes techniques ranging from painting and drawing by hand, to stop motion, to cutting-edge digital design. At DADA, students will delve into a rich and vibrant curriculum that explores every possible aspect of art in motion. DADA offers courses across the spectrum of animation and digital arts, including Character Animation, Performance Capture, Research, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics, Experimental Animation, Documentary Animation, and Visualizing Science.