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Classical & Computer Animation - HND

Course Code(s):  CCH
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code CCH
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course gives budding artists the chance to express themselves artistically through the medium of animation, both classical (hand-drawn) and computer generated. This dynamic course provides the skills to take individual and group projects from conception to completion.

The course aims to enable the student to develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques employed by the professional animator and to acquire the requisite skills for entry into Feature, TV or Computer Game animation.

What will you Study?

2D Animation and Principles
Introduction to 3D Computer
Animation and Modelling for Characters
Principles of Life
Drawing and Anatomy for Animation
Visual Communication
Layout for Animation
Scriptwriting for Animation
Principles of Analysis for Animation
2D Character Animation
Application of 3D Computer Animation and Modelling
Life Drawing for Animation
Visual Communication in Moving Image
Layout and Storyboarding
Production Practice
Historical and Theoretical Analysis for Animation
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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