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FdA Animation

Start Date: 9th September 2024

Performance Capture Suit
  • Length 2 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

FdA Animation (awarded by NCG)

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Bring imaginative worlds to life, and combine creativity with cutting-edge technology for a dynamic and rewarding career in the animation industry. 

In this foundation degree in Animation, you will learn about principles of animation, character and environment design, 3D design, and stop motion delivered by industry-experienced staff.

Develop your practical skills in our animation studio which hosts state-of-the-art facilities including 24” Cintiq pro graphics tablets, a green screen, stop motion facilities, and industry-standard software.

You will work on live briefs and benefit from industry expertise through our specialist lectures and workshops from animators such as Alex Davy and Arcus Studios.

Once you have completed this two-year course, you will have the opportunity to progress to our BA (Hons) Animation Top-Up), or enter the animation industry with a solid portfolio and practical experience.

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Daily tasks:

  • Directs the arranging of conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or organisation.
  • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
  • Reviews and revises campaign strategy in light of sales figures, surveys, etc. and takes appropriate corrective measures if necessary.
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Defines target group and implements strategy through appropriate media planning work.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed and develops the most appropriate strategy to deliver the objectives.

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Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing.
  • Selects material for broadcast or publication, checks style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranges for any necessary revisions.
  • Writes articles and features and submits draft manuscripts to newspaper, magazine, periodical or programme editor.
  • Determines subject matter and undertakes research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc..

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