As of Monday, March 23, all classes will be taught remotely through the end of the semester. Read the full update. Summer 2020 online classes are now available for registration. We will be adding more regularly, so keep checking for updates. It is our hope to have the entire Summer 2020 class schedule available for registration in early to mid April.

Emma Whisler

Digital Compositing Workshop


Start Date





Tower 310

End Date


Meeting Day




This workshop is an introduction to animation and compositing techniques for setting still images in motion and combining them with video into one cohesive project. Students learn animation techniques,working with masks, traveling mattes and creating motion paths to set still images in motion and to create depth. The primary software is After Effects which is also demonstrated in cross-application workflows with Photoshop. Techniques are explored through multiple exercises and the workshop will conclude in the realization of one final project. Lectures of pre-digital and digital compositing techniques and the screening of contemporary artists; works create the conceptual framework of the class and informs the students’visual vocabulary. Prerequisites: Basic Photoshop skills

This class has ended.

Janne Holtermann is a video artist originally from Germany. Her work has shown at ICA Philadelphia, Deutscher Künstlerbund Berlin, Museum of Contemporary Art Basel, NURTUREart Brooklyn, WPA Washington, and MICA Baltimore, C.A.R. Zollverein Essen, Matadero de Legazpi Madrid and Museum of Fine Arts Bremen. She has been awarded residencies at Yaddo (NY), Flux Factory (NYC), … Read more