With a focus on character, performance and storytelling, our 4 year Animation degree prepares you for the vibrant and innovative world of the moving image industries. Our Animation students engage with a range of animation practices including traditional methods of filmmaking through to the latest industry-facing technology. With a focus on character, performance and short-form storytelling we prepare you for the vibrant and innovative world of the moving image industries. The thrill of creating the ‘illusion of life’ is always a rewarding one. If you love the thought of giving life to inanimate objects using 2D, 3D and stop motion animation - whether they are hand drawn pictures, a stop motion puppet, CGI models or found objects - this course could be for you.
Year 1 (Core) Introduction to Digital Art; Introduction to Visual Art Skills: Photoshop for Games Development: The language of Art and Design Year 2 (Core) Animation in Context: The Timeline; Story Art Portfolio; Principles Portfolio; Character Animation Portfolio 1; Anatomy of Animation 1 and Drawing for Animation (Human). Year 3 (Core) Animation in Context: The Screenings; Drawing for Animation 2 (Animal); Professional Portfolio 1*; Anatomy of Animation 2*; Character Animation Portfolio 2* and Collaborative Production Project* Year 4 (Core) Animation in Context: Research project; Drawing for Animation 3 (Imaginative Realism); InCube8*; Pitch, Present, Collaborate* and Professional Portfolio 2*. *Indicates Pathway Specialism option
How to apply
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|