Real-time Animation 

Real-time Animation is an introductory course at Carnegie Mellon University that explores improvisational strategies for making animation within real-time computer graphics frameworks. Conceptual frameworks drawn from the histories of video art, animation, and immersive media design inform experiments in collaborative production. In 2019, students of Real-time Animation and Experimental Sound Synthesis produced Carnegie’s Monocle, an Augmented Reality art-walk that explores the Carnegie Public Library of Pittsburgh through immersive animation and spatial sound design.

Carnegie’s Monocle (2019)

Carnegie's Monocle is an augmented reality experience for exploring the Carnegie Public Library (Oakland) in Pittsburgh, PA. Explore animations and ambient sound scattered throughout the Carnegie Public Library in Pittsburgh, PA. Discover and play with interactive audio-visual installations built by the students of CMU's Real-Time Animation and the Experimental Sound Synthesis classes.

Credits: Annie Hsieh & Johannes DeYoung, Faculty Advisers; Nick Crockett, Graduate Assistant; Sheenu You, Aman Tiwari & Cassidy Pearsall, App Development; Animations By: Margaret Carr, Rebecca Enright, Emma Franklin, Jee Yeon Rim; Installations and Sound By: Hojung Kim, Rachel Lee, Cassie Scheirer, Yixiao Fu, Michelle Janco, Peter Sheehan, Katherine Tender, Sophia Videva, Elizabeth Maday, Kyle Leve, Adam Tunnard, LeRoy Gary, Erik Sargent, Tahj Spigner, Eugene Li, Reymundo Lariosa, Mauricio Gil-Silva, Anna Gusman, Simone Zhang, Lawrence Suh, Derek Yan.

App available for Apple iOS and Android devices

Privacy Policy

Real-time Animation built the Carnegie's Monocle app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by Real-time Animation at no cost and is intended for use as is.

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The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at Carnegie's Monocle unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

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Link to privacy policy of third party service providers used by the app

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