courses in Ireland

Animation

Course Type: PLC and Further Education
Institute Name: Stillorgan College
Fee: -
Duration: 1 year
Course Locations: County Dublin, South Dublin City

Course Details

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 Maya—the 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

Storyboarding

Character Design

Layout (background) Design

Animation fundamentals

Digital Image Processing

3D Modelling and Animation

Communication Skills

Work Experience

Enquiry Form

* Required Fields

Click here to view other Media, Art and Design courses

Course Quick-Search

education news education news

Upcoming Booking Deadlines

Apr
27
IT Applications - Wexford Waterford
Hartley People Training
Apr
28
May
03
Best practice in risk assessment Carlow
BioLogiQ Solutions
May
04
Next SPORTS CUPPING THERAPY WORKSHOP. Limerick
Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy
May
05
May
12
Facial /Skincare ITEC and CIBTAC Specialist Certificate South Dublin City
Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School
May
16
Indian Head Massage County Dublin
Holistic College Dublin
Jun
30
Jul
16
Professional Master of Education in Post Primary Education Carlow, Cavan, Clare, County Cork, Cork City,...
Hibernia College
Aug
31
View More Upcoming Courses
fitness courses Ireland