Week 4. Colors of life.

The week began with studio class A. The combined unit. After presenting the first concept designs for the characters and the environments and getting feedback, we presented the reworked concepts. The alien character concept was instantly approved and the human required a cosmetic surgery. The environments were also approved where the lecturer remarked it having…

Week 3. E3 and concepts.

Many ideas, stories, and discussions later, the latest alien invasion story passed all the requirements set by both animation and games departments. But, there is never a lack of drama. As I mentioned in the blog last week, the animators were asked to come up with a gameplay breakdown. This however clashed with what the games…

Week 2. The pitch.

The pitch happened on Sunday. We were pretty confident in our ideas. After the first team presented. We got the first taste of the feedback in studio. I have to say that it was very similar to what happened in the Production unit. But more serious. The tension was high. The air was tight. We…

Week one in Studio 1

coderIt is the first week of the first studio unit. After Production Unit in the last trimester, the excitement for studio unit was very high. The students were divided into three teams, one with only Game students, the coders. The other two teams had three coders and 2 animation students from here on addressed as animators….

Leaders, the people of many qualities.

Leaders are defined by many terms. The person I consider a leader may not be a leader for someone else. There are many leaders who have a different type of followership. They represent different ideas and goals. Figure 1.  Hitler (Fawcett, 2012) But the fact is that most of the leaders have the same characteristics and qualities…

Criticism. A topic of hot debate.

Figure 1. Criticism (tiny buddha, 2017) Critics and reviewers have existed for a long time. They are essential for creators. They play the role of pointing out and correcting the creators giving them a different perspective about their beloved creation (“Week 11: Critics, Reviewers, and Journalists – Self-Directed Practitioners – Medium”, 2015). We have a lot of people in…

Fans, helping hands.

Many people follow the actor Will Smith according to Giuliano (2015). This means he apparently has many fans. The term fans are used to classify people based on a number of factors. For example, fans can be people who like your work, follow you and your creations or even the people who support your work (“Week 10:…

The copyright infringement.

Being a creator, it is very important to guard your creation. In this day and age of digital media, it is ever so easy to get your work stolen or copied. It has happened before and will keep on happening. So how do we protect our work? How can we own work? how can we argue…

The Interview Analysis

The topic of interviews, previously only seen and heard in movies was an interesting one. It was more spiced up by the classroom activity. The discussion following the activity raised a few questions for self-analysis. Interviews are many types. But in this modern day, it has evolved into many new forms. But the basic idea…

What type of learner am I? Why does it matter? Let us Find out.

In this blog the topic of discussion is types of learners. According to LearningRx (2003) types of learning styles are auditory,reading or writing and kinesthetic. Each learning style has its own way of acquiring knowledge. But why is it important to know your learning style ? According to Payne, Paine, & Whittaker (2006,p.7) learning is a lifelong…