Fine Arts & Communications

Chris Cutri

Christopher Cutri graduated from BYU in 1995 with a degree in humanities and a minor in film. Upon graduation he was accepted to the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California. There he received an M.F.A. in film directing. Cutri has been signed with several film production companies to direct commercials. His academic focus is on creative concepting for advertising and the production of television commercials. 
 
 
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Spec Prob in Graphic Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 394R: Special Topics
Course Description: 

Individual study in graphic design of special interest.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Instructor's consent.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Comp Apps Studio for Graph Des

BYU Course Code: 
VAGD 410R
Course Description: 

Studio course instructing students in the art of design and communication with motion. Graphic design principles and narrative concepts employed to create short motion design projects.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Acceptance into Visual Arts.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Vis Dev + Character Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 361R
Course Description: 

Design characters, props, and environments for various uses in animation and print.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAANM 250R & VAANM 265.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Hist Graphic Desgn

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 349
Course Description: 

Survey of visual communication.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Visual arts core.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Practicum in Graphic Design

BYU Course Code: 
VAGD 346
Course Description: 

Market applications, portfolio preparation, and other aspects of graphic design. Individual portfolio projects designed to develop graphic design skills.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VA 111 & VA 114 & VA 115.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Corporate Identity Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 340: Branding 1
Course Description: 

Current philosophy in corporate identification and trademark design. Design trademarks, logotypes, and identity programs.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAGD 243.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

2D Character Animation

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 362R
Course Description: 

Character animation and performance animation.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAANM 131 & VAANM 160 & VAANM 262.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Advanced Storyboarding

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 360R
Course Description: 

Exploring the professional practices of storyboard artists in advertising, film, TV, and animation through individual and group projects.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAANM 250R & VAANM 260 & VAANM 265.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

2D Animation

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 262
Course Description: 

Fundamental principles of two-dimensional animation: timing, acting, performance, overlapping action, volumes, etc. This is a traditional two-dimensional drawing course.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAANM 131 & VAANM 160.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

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