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Computer Animation

What Does Computer Animation Mean?

Computer animation is a subdiscipline of animation and computer graphics. Also called “CGI” (computer-generated imagery or computer-generated imaging), computer animation is created using 2D or 3D computer graphics. Unlike traditional animation, which may involve creating images, objects and environments by hand, just about everything in computer animation requires the use of computers. That said, the curriculum for animation degree programs and computer animation programs is still somewhat similar.

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