ANIMATION

Animation Major

Portfolio Submission Requirements
Portfolio Content

I. Essay Questions:

  1. Why do you want to attend the Las Vegas Academy? 

  2. Describe two characteristics that make you a unique student? 

    Students may answer these questions in advance and bring a printout to the audition: 

II. Traditional Media Content:
  A. Four Required Images:
  • Still Life drawing using charcoal
  • Self-Portrait using graphite pencil: draw yourself by looking into a mirror
  • Contour Line drawing of your shoe using a ballpoint pen
  • Colored Landscape Painting using watercolor, acrylic, or oil paint
III. Animation Media Content:
  A. Animation Related Images:
  • Original character drawings
  • Expression sheets
  • Turnaround of a character
  • Storyboards
  B. Animated Short Clip (2020 Online Audition Added Requirement):
  • Time (one minute)
  • Animation (tweening, frame to frame, looping, etc.)
  • 12 Principles of Animation
  • Story
  • Format
  • Creativity
  • Submitted as a MOV or MP4
  • Any format: 2D, 3D, Stop Motion
This portfolio should represent the student’s BEST work. No slides or photocopies of work will be evaluated. Only original student character designs and cartoons will be accepted, do not plagiarize other artist's work.

PLEASE NOTE*

ANY DIGITAL EXAMPLES MUST BE IN A FOLLOWING, APPROPRIATE FORMAT: JPG, PNG, MOV, MP4. 

Department Contact Information:

E-mail questions to stroua@nv.ccsd.net