Next Session Starts July 2017
Introduction to an Animation Career
The Animation Department at Capilano University is proud to offer the Animation Fundamentals summer institute. This full-time summer program will provide you with a broad foundation of skills related to the animation industry. Animation Fundamentals was designed for individuals who are seeking a career in the animation industry and would like to further develop their artistic skills and portfolio prior to entering the full time 2D or 3D Animation programs.
This program will introduce the process for creating traditional and computer animation. Participants will have an opportunity to learn and practice animation techniques through hands-on exercises. The following topic areas will be covered:
Drawing for Animation
Gesture Drawing, Anatomy Basics, Cleanup and Inbetweening
Character Design, Layout Design, Perspective Basics, Animation Posing
Animation Principles and Timing
Principles of Animation, Timing, Animating to Dialogue, Character Animation
Digital Animation and Design
Introduction to creating computer animation using Adobe Flash software
Details for 2017 session:
Portfolio deadlines: January 31 (for early acceptance consideration) and April 4. A completed application is required before a portfolio is submitted.
Session Dates: July 4 – August 25, 2017
Program Length: 8 Weeks
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