Have you ever wanted to design your own animations, live action films, or video games? Do you enjoy creating your own characters, stories, and games?
This academy is designed for students who have and interest in digital art. Students have the opportunity to combine creative abilities with technical skills using industry standard techniques and software. Students work independently and in teams in areas of problem solving, portfolio development and artistic promotion. Narrative and non-narrative storytelling, pitch creation, video production, 3D graphics and their applications in video games, animation and simulations are emphasized.
Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL)
10920 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Students seeking a four-year postsecondary institution are advised to enroll in Art II, Photography, and or Physics.
- Art I
Students have the opportunity to complete Adobe Premier Pro and Maya certification.
Students who successfully complete the Animation and Interactive Media Academy program sequence, with a grade of B, or higher in academy courses, may be eligible for credits at Howard Community College.
Suggested Course Schedule
|Grade Level||Course 1||Course 2||Course 3||Course 4||Course 5||Course 6||Course 7|
|Ninth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Fitness & Health required||Technology Education required||Fine Arts available|
|Tenth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Fine Arts||Elective available||Elective available|
|Eleventh Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Chemistry||Social Studies required||Elective available||Animation and Interactive Media I|
|Twelfth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science Elective available||Elective available||Animation and Interactive Media II|