FALL 2021 Character Animation and AVFX EVENTS


October 8th, Friday, 2021 2-5pm - MFA Midterm: Cohort 3 presentations 


August 18th, Wednesday, 10-12 / 1-3 - SVAD Emerging Media MFA Orientation

August 23, Monday, - Classes Begin

September 6th, Monday, HOLIDAY, Labor Day

September 10th, Friday, 2021 2-4pm  Senior Presentation  

Location: Zoom


October 13th, Wednesday, 2021, 7:00-8:30pm - Open House:

Topic: Emerging Media BFA Character Animation Open House Q&A

Location: Zoom


8:00-9:30pm - Open House:

Topic: Emerging Media MFA Animation & Visual Effects Open House Q&A

Location: Zoom


(please do not distribute this Zoom link to prospective students, instead, give them this one: https://applynow.graduate.ucf.edu/register/ave101321 ).

October 15th, Friday, 2021 2-5 pm  - Junior Presentation: Gong Show


November 5th, Friday, Master's Thesis Format Review Deadline (Finished paper due to committee as well)

November 11th, Thursday, HOLIDAY, Veteran's Day

November 19th, Friday, Master's Thesis Defense Deadline

November 24th, Wednesday, NO CLASSES, Offices Open

November 25-28, Thursday - Sunday, HOLIDAYS, Thanksgiving

December 3, Friday, Master's Thesis Defense Deadline

December 3, Friday, LAST DAY OF CLASSES 

December 6, Monday, EXAMS BEGIN

December 8th, Wednesday, 2021  2:00 pm – 6 pm - MFA Final Presentation: (Cohort 4 Benchmark) 


Order of Presentations:

Kayla Etienne

Annika Norris

Jaimie Lachnicht

Sanne Methorst (Cheryl forgot to restart recording after break for this presentation - sorry Sanne!)

Alyssa Klapka

Emma Cuitino

December 9th, Thursday,  2:00 pm – 6 pm - MFA Final Presentation: (Cohort 5 pitches)


Order of Presentations:

Elaina Buffkin

Kevaun Gayle

Tiffany Marin

Madison Price

Topic: Senior Dailies


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Meeting ID: 924 6790 4745

Passcode: 171545

Greg Hulet and Heather Knott Impromptu Discussion


December 10th, Friday, 2021 time 2:00 -5:00pm - Potluck/Zoomluck Undergraduate Presentations and Continuing Thesis Students Updates



Order of Presentations:

Kirstin Hardin (Screening of Film) https://youtu.be/LqjDVvQcRtc 

Ron Hargrove (Screening of Film) https://youtu.be/ux8tisPAnzk

Seniors (Updated reels):

Tippy Topper 

Ceramic Rabbit

Juniors Chosen Style/Story Presentations:



Cohort 5 Production I project

December 11th,  Saturday, EXAMS END