Once the student has passed the course, he/she will have achieved the following learning outcomes
have knowledge of animation principles
have knowledge of the animation process
has knowledge of animation history
has knowledge of movement and personality of an animated object
has knowledge of basic story and character development
Has knowledge of basic drama and acting
is able to perform an animation using animation principles and focus on personality and movement
is able to operate professional animation software
is able to develop and create an animated sequence
animation working process
movement and personality in animation
keyframing and animation curves
basic story development
Teaching and working methods
The course is organized as a combination of lectures, practical exercises, self-study and supervision.
Throughout the course, students work on a single assignment. The students will make a short animated film, with the main focus on the quality of the characters, animation and any other character-driven elements.
2-4 individual and/or group-based assignments
attendance at lectures in accordance with the teaching plan
attendance at laboratory teaching in accordance with the teaching plan
Passed coursework requirements are only valid for 12 months. Students who apply for retake of exams/folder assignments after 12 months will have to pass the coursework requirements again next time the course is taught.
6-hour individual written examination which counts for 50% of the grade
1 folder assignment which counts for 50% of the grade
Alphabetical grades are used, on a scale from A to F, with E as the lowest passing grade.