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Course in Depth What will I study? In Year 1 you will explore the relationship between animation production and design, gaining a range of creative and practical animation skills.
You will cover experimental animation practices, drawing for animation, scriptwriting skills, dramatic creation and film structure, learning how to develop ideas from conception to final production.
You will also consider film and visual culture as an important element within animation. Year 2 develops your practical experience where you will refine essential animation studio skills such as character animation, sound, lighting and post-production.
You will gain an understanding of animation, film and television theory, and its relevance to animation forms, through the study of the relationship between producers and audiences.
Year 2 provides an additional focus on developing specialist animation skills and techniques. You will also have opportunities to pitch animation concepts to industry specialists to hone your skills in presenting and communicating ideas.
Year 3 includes a studio practice module where you will appreciate the real-life aspects of running and working within a professional animation studio.
Guest speakers will engage you in evaluating the industry and encourage you to think about your future. Central to Year 3 is the opportunity to undertake a substantial animation project demonstrating your creative ability and technical skills.
You will also engage in research and produce a dissertation in a relevant area of interest.
How will I study? Coursework includes practical projects, essays, case studies and individual and group presentations. Developing problem-solving skills will be a key aspect of the course and throughout the programme you will be encouraged to think both laterally and analytically.
Experimentation, innovation and the learning of new skills and modes of delivery will be encouraged in order to broaden your approach. To give you a flavour of the work you might produce on our Animation degree, you can view some of the films made by past and present Animation students at vimeo.
A selection of student showreels are available at vimeo. How will I be assessed? Assessment will be via written and practical assignments, research projects and individual and group presentations.
Who will be teaching me? You will be taught by an experienced team with a wide range of interests and industry experience. Lecturers are research-active in animation and the media and have experience in using the variety of resources available to you.
Key features include TV studios with broadcast capacity and full production capabilities, recording studios, sound-editing suites, animation studios, a photographic studio, radio studio and multimedia laboratory. Our innovative resources are designed to ensure you gain practical experience to a professional standard.
Dedicated support in the use of all creative media facilities is available through our Media Development Team. There are also several dedicated rehearsal rooms which provide electronic keyboards Yamaha, Kawai and a range of acoustic and electric guitars Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, Martin, Taylor, etceffects modules and practice amps.
Partnerships with international institutions such as Changsha Social Work College offer the possibility of an overseas exchange. Modules Year 1 MEDSound for Picture 20 credits Sound for Picture introduces you to the theory and practice associated with film sound and particularly post-production sound design.
The module examines both the relevant theory and the technology necessary for successful capture of audio suitable for film. You will record all of the sound for a short digital movie, using only one microphone and a digital recorder.
You will then have the opportunity to explore the perceptual properties of sound and manipulate it for dramatic effect with industry standard software.
Keeping a production diary will encourage you to reflect upon the skills you gain. History and Context 20 credits What is Animation? Within this practice you will develop key skills in production design and art direction and learn to research, plan and articulate your ideas.
You will develop techniques for designing visual treatments, storyboards and animatics for pre-production presentations. Drawing will be core to the development of visual material and will be applied in its broadest context to develop eye-to-hand coordination skills in both traditional and digital media contexts.Study a degree in Animation at Edge Hill University.
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