Animation and Motion Graphics Design
Learn techniques behind your favourite animations. Become a puppeteer to the moving image as you craft an animated sequence – learning how storyboarding, planning and resourcing comes into play. Build skills to communicate a story.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply animation techniques and principles to create a coherent animation sequence
- identify and develop screen practices such as storyboarding and planning
- evaluate the resource needs for an animation project
- plan and communicate a narrative using animation techniques.
- Introduction to animation as a medium
- Principles of Animation (Part 1)
- Principles of Animation (Part 2)
- Introduction to Motion Graphics as a medium
- Typography in Motion Graphics
- Title sequences and opening credits
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Computer capable of running project-relevant animation software
- OtherDetails -
Relevant Animation Software (eg. Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya, zBrush etc)
This subject introduces students to the principles of spatial and temporal design with a focus on the fundamentals of animation. Through a series of technical and conceptual activities, students will have the opportunity to experiment with animation techniques and discern its role as a medium for communication.
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- Exercises (20%)
- Proposal (35%)
- Project (45%)
Textbooks are not required.
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.