BFA, National College of the Arts (Pakistan); MFA, Pratt Institute
Atia Newman (Quadri) is an award-winning international 3D animator with roots in Pakistan. She is one of the first women to ever work in the Pakistani animation industry. Hired as a 2D animator straight out of school, she made the shift into 3D animation when she discovered the added challenge of combining technology with the aesthetic value of animation art.
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August 19, 2022
President Munson calls on RIT community to reinvigorate the campus this academic year
RIT President David Munson welcomed the community for the start of a new academic year with a call to re-energize the campus’s atmosphere to its pre-pandemic level. During his annual President’s Address in Ingle Auditorium this morning, Munson encouraged all RIT faculty, staff, and students to make a new academic year resolution to spend more time face-to-face with one another.
January 2, 2018
RIT project addresses dearth of minority characters in 3D animations
Discouraged by an underrepresentation of minority characters in 3D-animated works, two School of Film and Animation faculty launched the Character Mosaic Project. The initiative aims to build a library of ethnically diverse, well-built characters that are free of charge to independent animators/filmmakers and students around the globe.
The Character Mosaic Project
A joint collaboration with professor Mark Reisch.
Iroquois Creation Story
A huge collaborative project combining 3D animation, 2D animation and live action shoots into a short film chronicling the origin story of the Iroquois nation.
3D Lighting and Rendering