Course Description

This introductory course prepares students with little or no experience for a third level course in animation production. This course, taught by 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.)
It also uses industry-standard computer software such as After Effects, Flash & Photoshop.

Course Code 5M5048
College Name Stillorgan College of Further Education
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Computers & IT (Information Technology), Drawing, Graphic Design
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Stillorgan, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Co. Dublin
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 1 year
Awarding Body QQI
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.
Career Path 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
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Course Provider

Stillorgan College of Further Education

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

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