Once the student has passed the course, he/she will have achieved the following learning outcomes:
has knowledge of storytelling
has knowledge of character development for animation
has knowledge of planning and conducting an animation production
has knowledge of building and structuring own portfolio (demo reel)
has knowledge of directing for animation
has knowledge of how to polish high quality animation
is able to give characters unique, individual personalities, and make them authentic and diverse
is able to create an animation portfolio (demo reel) to show their animation skills
is able to reflect upon own work and process and develop their critical thinking
is able to make well-founded choices in relation to acting, storytelling, cinematography and body mechanics
is able to produce high quality finished animation.
is able to plan and complete a larger animation sequence that extends over time in line with guidelines
is able to prepare and apply animation into productions
has insight into relevant industrial work process and can contribute in a professional community
is able to evaluate the quality of an animation
is able to evaluate choices made for an animation
workflow from idea to final animation
Teaching and working methods
The course is organized as a combination of lectures, practical exercises, regular submissions, self-study and supervision.
Throughout the course students will work individually on their demo reel.
2-4 individual 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.
1 individual folder assignment which counts 15% of final grade
1 individual folder assignments which must be prepared for the school’s Degre Show. Assignment counts 85% of final grade
Alphabetical grades are used, on a scale from A to F, with E as the lowest passing grade.