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CGI Center

Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) is an important and growing specialty in today’s multimedia world. Movies, TV shows, advertisements, computer games and more use CGI. We provide a solid introduction to CGI tools and techniques in a fun and educational way. 

Check back for our Summer 2018 program!

Welcome letter to parents and guardians from the coordinator of the Computer Academy and CGI Center, John Lentine.

About the Coordinator of Computer Academy and The CGI Center

John Lentine

After 13 years of business management experience in Consumer Products sales and marketing, John Lentine received his MS in Software Engineering from Pace University.

He subsequently held development management positions in several fortune 500 corporations and has consulted for consumer product powerhouses such as Kraft Foods, Consumer Reports and Mitsubishi Industries.

John combined his business experience and technical skills to rise ultimately to Director of Product Development for a mid-sized software company. After a long career in product development, John formed Main Street Graphics in 1994 to market his own product line of graphics products. Now run by his son, the company has grown to supply a wide range of computer graphics services and consulting on large-scale software projects. John also teaches a variety of computer courses at SUNY Dutchess, business classes at SUNY Ulster as well as technology classes for veterans at the Montrose VA Hospital.