SM2228 - Understanding Animation

Offering Academic Unit
School of Creative Media
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19
Semester A 2019/20 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide an introduction to the history of animation, and to the different forms and styles of animation that have emerged since the introduction of the cinema.  The “pre-history” of moving image animation also is discussed.  Examples are drawn from animations created in all parts of the world, with specific course modules devoted to the work of the Walt Disney Co., Japanese animation, and animation in Hong Kong and China.  The semester concludes with a consideration of the future of moving image animation in the digital era.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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