TNCC Adds New Courses for Spring 2012, Registration is Underway

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Several new classes join Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) offerings for spring semester 2012. Spring classes begin Saturday, Jan. 7. Students may register and make tuition payments in person on the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses, or online at www.tncc.edu. The deadline for tuition payment is Friday, Dec. 9.

Among new classes is Animation I (ART 203). The four-credit course introduces the basic techniques of animation, both traditional and computer generated. Students will learn a variety of animation techniques through lectures, presentations, classroom work and outside assignments.

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Multimedia Exhibit at TNCC Features Student Works

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HAMPTON, Va. – Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Computer Arts students will present their work in “Identity Crisis.” Free and open to the public, the exhibit takes place Thursday, December 2 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Templin Hall on the Hampton Campus.

Also as part of the exhibit, a video screening takes place in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium. The students’ featured works explore the themes of identity through video, photography, hand-made books and drawing as well as other multimedia.

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TNCC Features Emmy Award-winning Artist at Motion Graphics Design Symposium in May

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The Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Computer Arts Department will welcome Emmy Award-winning graphic design artist Mike Goedecke for the Motion Graphics Design Symposium on May 5 and 6. The event will include a public lecture, one-on-one portfolio critiques for TNCC students and more.

Goedecke’s portfolio includes promotions for the launch of Jay Leno’s “The Tonight Show” and “Embryo,” an award-winning short film. His high-profile client list includes ABC, Activision, Chevron and The Discovery Channel. “The event is important because it gives not only our students, but the public, a chance to interact with a nationally recognized and awarded filmmaker and motion graphics designer,” said Cece Wheeler, Professor of Art and Computer Arts Department Head.

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TNCC Students Showcase Work in Semi-Annual Digital Film Festival

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The Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Art Department will showcase student talent during the semi-annual Digital Film Festival on Tuesday, April 13. Free and open to the public, the 7 p.m. event takes place in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, Hampton Campus.

The upcoming spring festival will not include judging or prizes. Instead, the students will display their work without the pressures of a contest and benefit from audience feedback. The opinions from the audience will be valuable tools for the students as they work to enhance their creativity and production skills. The department will showcase 30 to 40 pieces this year.

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Digital film festival showcases student work

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The competition is low stress, and if you go Tuesday night you can watch and pick your favorites.

Thomas Nelson Community College’s Spring Digital Film Festival is part of a semi-annual event where art students show off their productions. The fall competition features judges and prizes, but the spring version takes a lighter tone.

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TNCC Students Showcase Work in Semi-Annual Digital Film Festival

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The Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Art Department will showcase student talent during the semi-annual Digital Film Festival on Tuesday, April 28. The event will start at 7 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, Hampton Campus and is free and open to the public.

Unlike the fall festival, the upcoming spring festival will not including judging or prizes. Instead, the students will display their work without the pressures of a contest and benefit from audience feedback. The opinions from the audience will be valuable tools for the students as they work to enhance their creativity and production skills. The department will showcase 30 to 40 pieces this year.

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