Arts Degree Program in China - Animation

1. Introduction

Animation is a kind of comprehensive art; it is a form of artistic expression of collecting paintings, cartoons, movies, digital media, photography, music, literature and many other art categories.

The program trains compound application-oriented professional with a solid theoretical foundation for the professional, have a high artistic accomplishments and aesthetic ability, skilled master professional skills of animation design and new media technology, have certain innovation ability, capable of film and television animation creative and design, game planning and design, digital subtraction technology and virtual reality, animation peripheral products design, interactive multimedia design, animation marketing and management and so on.

2. Animation Technology

Animation technology uses frame by frame shooting and continuous playback of the motion of the image technology. No matter what the object is, as long as it is used in the way of shooting, watching the continuous play formed the active image, it is the animation.

3. Animation Principle

Animation is through the characters facial expressions, movements and changes after the decomposition of painted many moments of action of the frame, then the camera continuous shooting into a series of images, to the visual caused by continuous changes in the picture. It is the basic principle of the film, television, is the persistence of vision principle. Medicine certifies that human has the characteristics of "persistence of vision"; people's eyes to see a picture or an object, at 0.34 seconds will not disappear. By using this principle, the next picture will be played before a painting is not lost, it will give a smooth visual effect.

4. Animation Classification

According to the process technology, animation is divided into: planar hand drawn animation, three-dimensional animation, virtual animation, human animation;

According to the media, it is divided into: theater animation, television animation, advertising animation, science and education animation;

According to the nature of animation, it is divided into: commercial animation, experimental animation.

5. Production Steps

Animation production is a very tedious job; the division of labor is very detailed, usually divided into pre production, medium-term production, and post production. Pre production, including the planning, setting works, capital raising and so on; mid production including the storyboard, original paintings, in the middle of the picture, animation, color, background painting, photography, dubbing, recording, post production editing, special effects, subtitles, synthesis, screening and other.

6. Production Tools

Animation desk, copy stage, a positioning ruler, animation paper, punching machine, pen animation, celluloid film, photography, by camera, photography, production software

7. Difference between Animation and Video

Each frame of the animation is produced by human or computer. According to the characteristics of the human eye, with the speed of 15 frames / sec ~20 frame / second in order to play the still image frame, it will produce the feeling of movement.

Each frame of the video is obtained by taking natural images or moving objects in real time. Video signals can be generated by continuous image signal input devices such as cameras and video recorders.

8. Knowledge and Ability

1) With a high aesthetic quality, strong visual perception and visual performance;

2) Master the basic principle and basic theory of comics, and mastery in practice;

3) Master the various expression language and performance skills, have strong professional design ability and creative ability;

4) Be able to skillfully use the computer to carry out professional aided design and creation.

9. Training Objectives

The program cultivates professionals with basic knowledge and theory required by animation, film, television, creation, can be engaged in the position of making animation, film, television and other media for original animation, animation design and creative director and 3D computer animation creation theory research.

10. Training Requirements

The students mainly study the basic knowledge and basic theory of film, television, and animation creation, receive basic training in animation design, animation techniques, and animation production, and master the basic ability of animation design, animation director, animation creation and theoretical research.

11. Main Courses

Animation basics, animation techniques, script, storyboard, audio-visual language, film and television plays, television, sound, video animation creation, technique and application of multimedia, animation design, animation director.

The main practice: drawings, sketches, character design, scene design, cartoon design and creation, color animation, animation dubbing, animation, video shooting graduate jobs.

12. Main Subjects

Animation, film studies

13. Commonly Used Software

Animation design is divided into: 2D animation software, 3D animation software and web animation software.

2D animation software includes: ANIMO、RETAS PRO、USANIMATION

3D animation software includes: 3DMAX,MAYA、LIGHTWAVE.

Web animation software includes: FLASH.

14. Employment Prospects

Graduates can be engaged in the departments of radio and television, film and television production companies, animation base, advertising companies, audio-video publishing institutions, school, company network, game software company press, electronic publishing, digital television advertising, business unit design planning departments for the animation, cartoons, illustrations, movie special effects, making games, animation industry marketing, digital media and so on.


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