Coco, an animated feature received an Oscar for Best Original Song as well as Best Animated Feature. Creating the movie was anything but easy and the process took many long hours of hard work.
Among the many people working on the movie was Daniel Arriaga, a graduate of the Academy of Art University. The University is very proud of his recent accomplishment and strives to provide a type of education to its students that will land them great positions such as a senior director at Pixar such as Arriaga.
The Academy of Art has a capable staff of designers, scholars, and career artists that teach through their life lessons and experience and help their students to reach their full potential. They are preparing them to be the best that they can be.
The movie Coco follows the journey of a young Miguel Rivera, who is trying to uncover a family secret as he follows his heart to become a musician. The story has a good meatiness to it and is not all fluff like so many animated movies tend to have. It is also very detailed and accurate as far as Mexican culture goes. The movie depicts the Day of the Dead or El Dia de Los Muertos and takes the viewer through the Land of the Dead. The entire movie is visually appealing and intricate.
The Academy of Art University is considered to be an all-inclusive establishment and teaches in a disciplined environment that still maintains the room for growth and creativity. The University offers support and teaching that addresses the needs of its students and is backed by years of experience and expertise.
The Academy has been preparing their art students since 1929 and continues to provide high-quality courses and numerous learning opportunities. The Academy of Art University covers an array of topics such as advertising, animation and visual effects, acting, art education and history, architecture, fines art, fashion, and illustration. They also offer schooling on the topics of game development, graphic design, industrial design, jewelry and metal arts, interior design and architecture, just to name a few.