Digital Animation

Marc J. Barr, Professor
Office Comm 147 - Telephone (615) 898-5118

Kevin McNulty, Assistant Professor
Office Comm 232B - Telephone (615) 904-8154

Guanping "Ping" Zheng, Associate Professor
Office 106 Peck Hall - Telephone (615) 494-8696

The Digital Animation program offers students a broad foundation that helps prepare them for a wide range of careers including film, television, games, advertising, visualization, and more. Students using a variety of industry standard software will experience a broad survey of the process and techniques involved in design and production as well as foundations, applied media aesthetics and theory practices in art, visual communication and mass media production utilized in the professional world, giving them the opportunity to produce work for a diverse array of audiences.

Click here to see the Digital Animation curriculum.

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Celebrating excellence in Tennessee high schools media arts, the 2015 BLUE SPARK AWARDS presentation was conducted on April 25, 2015. To see the winners, visit
This annual competition allows Tennessee high school students to showcase their creative and technical skills in producing short films, music videos, animation, photography, newscasts, and new media.
Instructions for entering the 2016 BLUE SPARK AWARDS will be announced later this year.

For complete information about the BLUE SPARK AWARDS, go to