Frankie Rodriguez A’99 Goes to Hollywood: The Advancement of Science and Art in Visual Effects
Monday, February 8, 2021, 6 - 7pm
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From Cooper Union to Industrial Light & Magic and Disney, visual effects animator Frankie Rodriguez, a 1999 School of Art alumnus, will discuss his meandering journey through various artistic roles that culminated in a career in visual effects. Hear how experiences in disparate disciplines, such as graphic design, drawing, 2D Animation, and computer science informed the development of major sequences in films such as Star Wars: Rogue One, Avengers: Infinity War, and Frozen 2.
This event is part of Cooper Together 2021, the annual celebration of our founder Peter Cooper's birthday. The Cooper Together 2021 Global Block Party will feature a mix of live, interactive programs and on-demand content from February 1-10, 2021.
Join alumni and members of the Cooper community in February as we gather virtually around the globe to commemorate Peter Cooper's philanthropic spirit.