Fundamentals in 2D Animation

University of Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fundamentals in 2D Animation

  • Host University

    University of Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Animation, Graphic Design, Media Studies, Studio Art, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This elective is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts that underlay animation production. Through a series of hands on exercises students will explore the processes and concepts required to successfully produce an simple limited animation video.
    The hands on exercises will allow the students to gain a historical context of animation and highlight the skills required to produce an animated video. Thematic approaches will be supported by technical introductions to encourage exploration with Animation techniques.
    The elective provides for the development and enhancement of production skills through group and individual tutorials and critiques and the acquisition of technical skills appropriate to the assigned projects. The subject will explore frame-by-frame animation, stop motion animation and limited animation techniques giving students a base to develop more complex animation productions.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.