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Animation Program: Free Your Imagination

Animation Program Free Your Imagination

Animation Program Free Your Imagination. Remember one of the most successful animation movies in 2016 Moana? The movie is about the story of Polynesian people and was created by Disney. The movie with the amazing animation design successfully amazed most of their audiences.

Figured 1. Moana. Source: Disney

Figured 1. Moana. Source: Disney

Beside Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks are the other two (2) leading animation studio that published famous animation movies. Animation is also used in various famous computer games such as GTA V, The Last of Us, Battlefield, and many more.

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Figured 2. Animation at RMIT. Source: RMIT

Figured 2. Animation at RMIT. Source: RMIT

Behind all these animated movies and computer games, there are talented people who need to have excellent skills and accuracy. For students who are interested in the world of animation, animation major is provide by some leading universities such as the University of West-England in the UK, Southern New Hampshire University, Florida International University, and Academy of Art University in the USA, and RMIT and UTS in Australia.

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Student needs a strong interest in drawing and art, wide imagination, as well as strong interest in computer technology is highly recommended. Some core subjects in this major including fundamental of animation and design principal, 2D and 3D animation, advanced modeling, studio production and studio techniques, life drawing, textures and lighting, and digital imaging. Students will also learn about storytelling and scriptwriting, design and character development, storyboarding, animation design and drawings, and camera techniques and lighting.

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Figrued 3. What modeler's do. Source: awn.com

Figrued 3. What modeler’s do. Source: awn.com

There are various careers in 3D animation area available for graduates majoring in animation like animator (in charge of setting key frames to give the character life), modeler (in charge of constructing the 3D mesh of the character), texture artists (in charge of giving the texture to look like the real thing), and lighting people (in charge of determining the light position in the animation). There are also careers as an illustrator (in charge of making the illustration), concept and composite artist (in charge of making a concept and compose it), and many others.

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Are you interested in this major? SUN Education counselors can help you finding the right university and provide assistance from the registration process to the airport pick-up. If you need further information, please contact our counselors at the nearest SUN Education office. (NRK)

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