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Spring 2023 Character Animation and AVFX EVENTS

Spring Semester Senior Dailies:   TUESDAYS 3:00 - 4pm (every week starting with FrostByte 1/17, alternating teams)

Meeting ID: 930 1328 1116



January 23th, Monday, 2023 5:00-6:30pm Open House:  

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


Meeting ID: 980 3661 7688

Passcode: 724955


6:00-7:30pm - Open House:

Topic: Emerging Media MFA Animation and VFX Open House Q&A

January 30 - February 9 Character Animation Portfolio Review

February 24, Friday, Character Animation Portfolio Decision

MFA Midterms: All Mentors/Mentees should meet

March 13-19, 2023 Spring Break HOLIDAYS

March 17, Friday, Graduate Thesis Format Review UCF Deadline


March 27, Monday,  3:00 - 4pm  Class of 2025 Meet and Greet  

March 30, Thursday 2-4pm, Thesis Defense of  Ms. Jamie Lachnicht

March 31, Friday 10-12am, Thesis Defense of  Mr. Nathaniel Shrage 


March 31, Friday 2-4pm, Thesis Defense of  Miss Emma Cuitino 

March 31, Friday, Graduate Thesis Defense Internal Deadline

April 4-16 UCF Celebrates the Arts - our event is Saturday, April 9 3-5:30 & Oceana/Beethoven is at 7pm.

April 7, Friday,  Graduate Thesis Defense UCF Deadline

April 26, Wednesday -  May 3, Tuesday Final Exams

April 26, Wednesday, 2:00 pm – 5 pm  MFA Final Presentation & Critiques: (MFA Cohort 6 progress)

presentation order:

April 27, Thursday,  2:00 pm – 5 pm  MFA Final Presentation & Critiques: (MFA Cohort 5, Continuing Thesis student progress)

presentation order:

Elaina Buffkin

Kevaun Gayle

Tiffany Marin

Madison Price

Alyssa Klapka

Kayla Etienne

Sanne Methorst

Ana Beltran

April 28,  Friday, 2:00 pm – 5 pm  Zoomluck Presentations & Critiques: (BFA Class of 2024 progress, BFA Class of 2023 screening, and graduating  MFA  Cohort 4 screening)


presentation order:



Frost Byte

May 1 MFA applications deadline

May 6,  Saturday, 6-7:00 pm (subject to change)  Character Animation Premiere: TBA


January 9, Monday, Classes begin

January 13, Friday, AVFX Thesis Paper to Committee 

January 15, MFA applications priority deadline

January 16th, Monday, HOLIDAY, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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