Take a step further in the world of becoming a multimedia specialist. Learn the tools used by professionals. Use your own facial expressions, gestures, movements and voice to bring characters to life. Create expressive, high-quality, performance-based animation. Create characters and make them come alive. Produce video animations, short films and cartoons, creative live interactive characters, and motion comics. Adobe Char. Animator is an Emmy-award-winning desktop application software product that combines live motion-capture with a multi-track recording system to control layered 2D, 3D puppets. Did you know a lead animator jobs start from $65,000 per year! FYI- The animation market is expected to grow from USD 12,010.0 million in 2017 to USD 21,050.0 million by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.9%. Increasing adoption of visual effects (VFX) in the entertainment industry is one of the crucial factors impacting the 3D animation market. **This class will require to take photographs and videos of self and other students. By enrolling in this class parents and guardians agree to the Photo/ Video Release to Strem HQ. ** Students will need to create their own Adobe account prior to or at the beginning of class.