DESAN 486R

Developing Intellectual Properties in Animation

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

The process of developing a marketable intellectual property within the animation industry. Examining industry constraints, marketing, and how story and visual design relate to an intellectual property. Introduction to the iterative development process from the early stages of development, through pre-production to presentation. Industry demands related to quality, longevity and creativity will be explored.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

1

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Animation majors only, or instructor's consent.

Title

Designing Intellectual Property

Learning Outcome

Students will gain experience designing for specific criteria within an intellectual property.

Title

Idea Development

Learning Outcome

Students will learn to use both collaborative and individual methods of idea development as they weave complex ideas together.

Title

Presentation

Learning Outcome

Students will learn how to present intellectual property ideas to reviewers.

Title

Development of Intellectual Property

Learning Outcome

Students will learn the process and considerations inherent in creating intellectual properties within the animation industries.