3D animation is a versatile and fast growing industry used in applications from video games to movies to virtual immersive environments. Students in this course learn how to create their own worlds by building three dimensional spaces, audio, interactivity, life forms, and/or objects using Maya software. Looking to artists and game designers such as Zeitguised, Jennifer Steinkamp, and Tales of Tales. Students will research how this medium can be used in traditional and non-traditional ways. The course begins with introductory exercises to explore the possibilities in 3D animation, ultimately focusing on the skills necessary to complete individually driven final project(s).