Darlene Hadrika

Darlene Hadrika, M.F.A.

Born and raised in Orlando, Darlene Hadrika has over twenty-five years of industry experience creating 3D computer animation for various short films, television shows, commercials and feature films. For over eight of those years, she worked as a CG Animator at Walt Disney Feature Animation, where she animated a number of computer graphic elements on the feature films Mulan, Lilo & Stitch, Brother Bear, Tarzan, and Fantasia 2000. Before joining Disney, Darlene worked at a number of studios in Southern California, and Atlanta, including Universal Studios-Hollywood, Rhythm & Hues, NBC, Lorimar, Rick Zettner & Associates, Novocom, and Crawford DESIGNefx. Over the years, she has animated commercials for AT&T, BASF, Coca Cola, and Culligan Water, and graphics for Cartoon Network, Weintraub Entertainment, Lockheed Martin, Chevrolet, TNT, NBC, the 1996 Olympics, and the Fernbank Science Museum among others. Her personal work includes the independent short animated films, "Spring Blanket" and "Dentophobia".

She earned her MFA in Theater, Film and Television: Animation from UCLA in Spring, 2010. Since 2004, she has taught a number of traditional and computer animation classes in UCF’s Visual Language/Character Animation specialization and has been involved with every class production since its inception. She directed the class of 2008 production of "Ladybug: Action Hero" and was the directing faculty advisor for the  animated short film productions "Box Forts" and "Flower Story" from the class of 2012, "Celestial" and "Yours, Mime, and Ours" from the class of 2014, and "The Moth Effect" and "Farmer Glorp" from the class of 2016.  She is currently working with the Character Animation class of 2019 as the faculty directing advisor for the films, "Serpendipity" and "Tiffany".

Education

  • M.F.A. in Film and Television: Animation from University of California Los Angeles (2010)

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
17596 DIG4373C 3d Textures Face to Face Instruction (P) W 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
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17597 DIG4373C 3d Textures Face to Face Instruction (P) W 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
18375 DIG5366C Anim & Vfx Prod Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) W 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
18372 DIG5385C Vfx for Anim & Live Action Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Th 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
18532 DIG6377C Vfx for Anim & Live Action Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
89853 DIG4323C Modeling for Visual Language Face to Face Instruction (P) W 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
89854 DIG4323C Modeling for Visual Language Face to Face Instruction (P) Unavailable
No Description Available
92681 DIG4323C Modeling for Visual Language Face to Face Instruction (P) M 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
92682 DIG4323C Modeling for Visual Language Face to Face Instruction (P) M 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
90762 DIG5865 History of Animation & Vfx Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) W 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
90913 DIG6388C Anim & Vfx Prod Ⅲ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) W 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2019.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10686 DIG4394C Motion Graph: Advanced Comp Face to Face Instruction (P) M 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
11099 DIG4394C Motion Graph: Advanced Comp Face to Face Instruction (P) M 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
10678 DIG4434C Narr Tech in Moving Image Face to Face Instruction (P) Th 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
10682 DIG4434C Narr Tech in Moving Image Face to Face Instruction (P) Th 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
11616 DIG5385C Vfx for Anim & Live Action Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Th 05:00 PM - 07:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
19443 DIG6377C Vfx for Anim & Live Action Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu 05:00 PM - 07:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80899 DIG4206C New Imagery in Motion Workshop Face to Face Instruction (P) M 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
80900 DIG4206C New Imagery in Motion Workshop Face to Face Instruction (P) M 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
80729 DIG4486C Visual Lang Moving Image Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
80730 DIG4486C Visual Lang Moving Image Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
81802 DIG5865 History of Animation & Vfx Face to Face Instruction (P) M 05:00 PM - 07:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
91369 DIG6384C Directing for Anim & Vfx Face to Face Instruction (P) W 05:30 PM - 08:20 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

Updated: Jan 10, 2019