Past Workshop Descriptions

Introduction to Unity

Learn how to make your own video games in this full-day workshop with digital media artist and scholar Hiba Ali. Participants will learn how to set up a basic exploration game with an open-source (free) version of Unity as well as gain some insight on the video game industry. Topics covered include: how to texture paint, basic modeling, first person character, customizing the environment and how to make games that are playable on computer.

No prior experience required. This workshop is recommended as a companion to the After Effects and Colour Theory workshops. Each participant works at an individual iMac station. Students must be familiar with the Mac interface.
Prior to the class, please create a profile on Zoom and download the free version of the application. You will receive an email from LIFT with an invitation link to join the workshop one hour before the class begins which will prompt you to open the application or web browser. Please ensure that you log in using a Zoom account with a profile name that appears as the same name registered for the class. If not, for security reasons, you may not be permitted to join. During the workshop, we advise that you keep your microphone on mute to minimize external noise and that you unmute when participating in class discussions. Please also arrive to the session on time for attendance and class participation. ONLINE workshops may be recorded for staff and facilitator assessment. Recorded material will not be made available to participants. Review all workshop policies before registering.

Past Instructor: Hiba Ali
Category: Post-Production and Digital Tools
Maximum Capacity: 9
7 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

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