Animation & Game Arts

Animation & Game Arts with Stephen Wood
Are you self-motivated, passionate about keeping up with technology and invested in being part of interactive and social media communities? A tinkerer who enjoys figuring things out? A highly creative visual artist who embraces working collaboratively with other artists, designers, and programmers? Then this major is perfect for you. The Animation & Game Arts BFA program is designed for you if you are eager to pursue a career as a visual artist in the fields of animation, game art, and mobile media design.
AGA Students @ Lets Play
Eight Animation & Game Arts students from Instructor Stephen Wood’s Professional Practices class attended the inaugural Let’s Play PA Conference:

Meet A Few Faculty

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Assistant Professor

Stephen Wood, MFA

Janelle Smith
Mila Pokorny
Kat Webster from Bioware, Lauren Brown from EA Games, Harley Dwortz from Rooster Teeth Productions and Melissa Soest from BioWare will discuss their creative process, careers and how they are affecting change in the industry.

Animation & Game Arts Majors Develop Animated Characters for Their Internships

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to pitch your ideas for an animated character to the creative force behind the Peabody Award winning PBS series, “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?”But that was the reality for Moore Animation & Game Arts (AGA) juniors Megan Barker and Alexa Kontzamanys this summer when they presented their ideas for an animated character to Howard Blumenthal, CEO & Executive Producer of Independence Media, the owners of television station...
  • Robert Shields, an adjunct faculty of Animation & Game Arts, had work in the following publications: Interface Zero 2.0 Full Metal Cyberpunk (Gun Metal Games); Novus Feature Card Game (Zenion Games); Fantasy Art Warriors and Heroes (Flame Tree Publishing); Gothic Art (Flame Tree Publishing); Exotique 10 (Ballistic Publishing) and Expose 7 (Ballistic Publishing).
  • Stephen Wood, instructor of Animation & Game Arts, illustrated images for a successful kickstarter campaign for Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s role-playing game, “Rippers Resurrected,” and for Legendary Games’ role-playing game, “Legendary Planet.”