Course Provider: Nottingham Trent University
Contact Name: Linsey Richards
Telephone: 0115 848 2813
Course Length: Two weeks
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Two week animation course in Nottingham. This course is aimed at people wishing to be animators of the future. It combines an introduction to the creative and technical aspects of 3D animation with information about today’s animation industry.
Following an introduction to the history of 3D animation you will be set a project to develop an animated character and accompanying narrative. Your time will be split between working in the animation studio on your project, and hearing from guest speakers or visiting places of interest that inspire professional animators.
On this course you will:
design a character for 3D animation
use puppetry to explore movement and narrative
experiment with Maya animation software
work on top-of-the-range equipment including High end workstations with Nvidia Quadro graphics cards and Wacom Cintiq HD Touch tablets
use TVPaint to create a simple storyboard
add sound and music to an animation
learn about directing your character for the screen.
What will you gain?
You will combine new idea generation and research skills with your knowledge of Maya software so that, by the end of the two weeks, you will have a character to present to your fellow students. You will also have:
an understanding of the different types of jobs available to you in the animation, gaming and visual effects industries
knowledge of what a company like Pixar looks for in a CV
the confidence to present yourself and your showreel to potential employers.
This course is ideal if you are new to animation and are considering future studies or looking to enhance your CV and portfolio.
Tutors will be selected from the animation team at Nottingham Trent University.
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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above).
What's included in the price?
Two weeks of quality tuition with experienced tutor, Monday to Friday from 10:00 - 16:00. Maximum class size: 12.
Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee. Accommodation can be booked online via the link above.
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