Course Description

Animation (ANIM - 5M5048)



Overview
Course Duration One Year Full-time

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Creative Media

This introductory course prepares students with little or no experience for a third level course in animation production. This course, taught by industry professionals, blends the practical and the creative. With a dual focus on drawing and computer skills, the course will cover all the fundamental areas required for a successful portfolio submission.

Students will learn to visually develop and communicate their ideas through life drawing, storyboarding, character design, background design and planning. This course teaches students the principles of animation (movement, timing, weight etc.) using After Effects and Flashthe industry standard computer software.

Entry Requirements
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a serious interest in Animation and, when called for interview, should bring a selection of work that demonstrates their ability in this area.

Progression
On completion, students will have a strong portfolio of work that will facilitate their progression to a range of advanced courses, including:

BA (Honours) in Animation – IADT (DL832)
BSc (Honours) in Digital Animation Production – LIT (LC518)
BA in Animation – LYIT (LY437)
BSc in Multimedia (Honours Degree) – DCU (DC133)
HND in Animation – Irish School of Animation, Ballyfermot
Course content:
Life Drawing
Drawing Skills
Storyboarding & Script Writing
Character & Concept Design
Layout & Background Design
Animation Fundamentals
Digital Image Processing
Digital Audio Processing
Communication Skills

Training ProviderStillorgan College of Further Education
Course LocationDublin, Ireland
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryAnimation, Art
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course FeePOA
Course Duration1 year full-time
Entry RequirementsCandidates should be able to demonstrate a serious interest in Animation and, when called for interview, should bring a selection of work that demonstrates their ability in this area.
Phone01 288 0704
Course CodeANIM - 5M5048
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Stillorgan College of Further Education



01 2832207
Old Dublin Road, Stillorgan, Stillorgan, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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