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Cartoon Animation - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M5545
QQI Award Code:  6M5545 Cartoon Animation
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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St. John's Central College

St. John's Central College
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5545
QQI Award Code 6M5545 Cartoon Animation
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The course operates as the second year to the one-year animation techniques foundation programme.

This course allows students to express their understanding of animation in the production of an animated film, scene or sequence in the particular medium of animation preferred. It will develop the students knowledge of the requirements for animation production, by introducing modules on production, design and sound.

What will you Study?

Animation Film Production
Production of a finished fully integrated Animation Film sequence with sound
Pre Production
Production
Drawing for Animation
Life Drawing
Perspective drawing
Animation Drawing
The Art of Producing
Sound Design for Film and Video
Production Design for TV and Film
Design
Art Appreciation
Studio and location sound
Design Skills
Computer Illustrated Graphics
Editing for TV and video
Communications
Work Experience
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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