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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Publication Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 343: Typography 2
Course Description: 

Book and magazine publishing and their special editorial, design, and manufacturing requirements.

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

Two-Dimensional Design

BYU Course Code: 
DES 115
Course Description: 

Formal and conceptual elements of design, color, and composition, using a variety of media.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Pre-visual arts status.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Sr Graphic Design Studio 2

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 442: Portfolio
Course Description: 

Continuation of VAGD 441 - Opportunity for senior class members to work as a group in solving design problems for real clients on major projects.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAGD 441.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

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

Spec Problems in Graphic Des

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 440: Branding 2
Course Description: 

Advanced assignments in graphic design; individual portfolio development.

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

Intermed. Digital Illustration

BYU Course Code: 
DESIL 310
Course Description: 

Intermediate problems in digital media.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAILL 210.
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

Narrative Illustration

BYU Course Code: 
DESIL 353
Course Description: 

Narrative problem solving patterns. Use of character, mood, and environment to tell a story or develop conceptual ideas. Study of media, aesthetic principles, and classic story models.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Acceptance into illustration BFA.
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

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