animation program

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen SU berettiget Artistic Educations 5 year Gymnasiel The Danish Film School
City Copenhagen
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Artistic Educations
Duration 5 year
Admission Requirements Gymnasiel
Education Institution The Danish Film School
animation program

In the old days, cartoons drawn by hand and each movement was a new drawing, which just moved a little bit, to get the best effect. Nowadays, most cartoon animation, where there are many movements in each image.

Animation is the technique used to make films, cartoons, trick films and computer films. You learn to make plays, but with animated characters. 2D and 3D learning is part of the training and the tools you learn to use, drawings or digital technology. There is a part of the training that takes place in the internship, where you can help to make productions based on your theoretical knowledge.

The 4 1/2-year program enables you to work as animation director on films, television series, video games and music videos.

You must be able to maintain an overview of the project's overall concept and story during the long animation process, but also keep track of design, the characters' voices, film editing and sound, and computer game programming. It requires good understanding of the whole and good working properties.

The training focuses on animation film as a story in moving pictures. You will be taught dramaturgy and learn to think about the design and the textural expression as part of the story.

You will learn to use storyboard and animatic as essential work tools. Work on the digital interactive media (also called computer games) are an essential part of the training.

Job Opportunities

When you have finished training as Animator, you can work in multimedia companies or TV stations, advertising professionals or as computer games developer.

Special admission requirements

-studentereksamen (stx), higher preparatory examination (hf), higher technical examination (HTX), higher commercial exam (HH), eux. -a foreign or international upper secondary education that is on par with the Danish. Specific entry requirements: English B. The course must be passed. You must also pass an entrance exam.