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DIGITAL ANIMATION 

LONG TERM COURSE

STUDY UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF
A PIXAR ART DIRECTOR

2D & 3D ANIMATION

DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC STUDIES

Director of Academic Studies, teacher - Art director and Production designer - PIXAR Studios

Anthony Christov is an internationally renowned art director and production designer for the award-winning Pixar Animation Studios...

THE BEST IDEA FOR NEXT-GEN ANIMATORS!

COURSE INTRODUCTION 

Enroll in one of the most dynamic  Animation and Visual Effects program in Europe!

 

IDEA Academy offers the one and only animation course directed by Anthony Christov,  currently art director and production designer at Pixar Animation Studios.

 

Our teachers are all experienced professionals who have worked for companies like Cartoon Network, Google, Red Knuckles, etc, and oscar nominated movies like "The Red Turtle" a co-production of Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli, as well as many popular shows such as: The Amazing World of Gumball, Last Man, Long Way North, Titeuf etc..

 

This 3 years Animation course will allow students an in-depth study of 2D and 3D animation to learn how to convey weight, motion and personality to your characters with the most advanced techniques. If you’re an aspiring storyboard artist, visual effects artist, 2D or 3D animator, join us and learn from internationally renowned professionals!

Courses are taught in English

MAKE YOUR CHARACTERS ALIVE

2D ANIMATION 

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ANIMATION BASICS

Basic principles of animation, working with simple shapes and humanoid characters...

ACTING

Convey feelings through movement, gestures and epxressions...

Creation of dynamic and stylish visual effects

Use of thumbnails, shapes research and recognition, props design, visual development pipeline...

CHARACTER DESIGN

FX ANIMATION

DRAWING FOR ANIMATION

Gesture drawing, body dynamics...

Tie down, clean up, coloring

PRODUCTION OVERVIEW

1

YEAR

YEAR

1

YEAR

MASTER CG ANIMATION AND ADVANCED CHARACTER ANIMATION

3D ANIMATION

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ADVANCED ACTING

Convey feelings through advanced movement, gestures and expressions

Basics sound design, implementation and sound effects for animation

SOUND DESIGN

EDITING

COMPOSITING

Combine layers of previously-created material, special effects, graphics...

Timing out the sequences, putting scratch SFX and music into the reels...

CG ART

Basics of modeling, texturing, lighting, rigging, rendering…

Splines, graph editor, customization, timeline techniques, cameras, curves, motion trails, IK/FK...

CG ANIMATION

YEAR

2

YEAR

PARTICIPATE IN MAKING A SHORT FILM

FINAL PROJECT

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3

YEAR

GRADUATION FILM

Third year students form production teams to create their collaborative movie. Teams collaborate to plan and manage a project and confront with the dynamics of the real working pipeline. These productions allow students to specialize in their preferred area of interest and contribute to the team while preparing  themselves for the job market.

TEACHERS

Giovanni Braggio
Cartoon Network,

Passion Pictures, Google, Red Knuckles 

Giulia Landi
LastMan, Titeuf,

The Congress,

The Red Turtle

Andrea Fantechi
Studio Bozzetto, Movimenti Production, Animago

and Jumon Studio

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