Master's Program in Animation in Europe

Top Master Degrees in Animation in Europe 2017

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Animation is the process of making created characters move on film or video recordings. Attention to the fine details of realism is important for portraying characters no matter what type of animation is chosen for a project.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

Master Program in Animation in Europe

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Master (MA) Environment Design

Ravensbourne
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Ravensbourne MA Environment Design investigates spatial design in its real-virtual, and macro-micro scales. [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. The Ravensbourne MA Environment Design investigates spatial design in its real-virtual, and macro-micro scales. Encompassing interior, architecture, cities and natural environments the programme analyzes a series of different perspectives of theory and practice from art, science, and technology towards an understanding of a cultural sustainability. Systems - Every year the course aims to produce new research that takes forward questions inherent in Modernity. Currently focused on natural ecological systems (earthquakes, tectonic plates, deltas and shorelines), (re)contruction and war, cosmographies and cultures of outerspace, and bio-tech materials ; the course encourages you to explore your own field of research and practice. Technologies - The Environment Design operates with a multidisciplinary team where knowledge exchange is one of the core points to focus. From: applied technologies, visual effects, interactive digital media, moving image, communication design and fashion, the programme aims to deploy students with methods and techniques from different perspectives embracing new possibilities offered by new technology and the creative processes involved in designing. Modeling and simulation - with a hands on training in the use of the scientific instruments and computational tools, Ravensbourne offers you with full access to digital facilities for digital imaging and prototyping; where you will be able to experiment and innovate through technical, user and interaction workshops based upon strategies deployed by leading practitioners within the field. You will be encouraged to engage with advanced practice within a global context and explore the similarities and key differences and emphases of... [-]

Master in Informatics and Visual Contents

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time September 2017 South Korea Busan Lithuania Vilnius + 2 more

The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production. [+]

Informatics and Visual Contents (Joint study programme with Dongseo University, South Korea) - 1st and 2nd semester at Mykolas Romeris University, 3rd and 4th semester at Dongseo University Why this study programme? The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production. Dongseo Univerity (DSU) ranks among the top-50 universities in Asia for internationalization and is a leading university in Korea in its areas of specialization, including Film & Imagery, IT, Design, and Digital Contents; Students of Informatics and visual contents study programme will gain two diplomas - MRU and DSU; During compulsory mobility in Korea students will be able to use all DSU infrastructure and equipment: 3D, 5D animation labs, movie, theater and sound recording studios, Apple graphics classroom, rooftop football pitch, professional swimming pool etc. Entry requirements Bachelor of Informatics, Informatics Engineering, Applied Informatics (Physical Sciences); English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. International mobility possibilities The international mobility is required: one year at Dongseo University, in Busan, South Korea. Additionally, students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility to study at a university... [-]

Master in Audio and Visual Media Arts

RISEBA
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Riga

Humanities Master Studies in Audiovisual Media Arts is one of the most innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary training in Latvia. It is rooted in the best traditions of Auteur Cinema and expanded across various specialties: filmmaking, directing of photography, animation, video and CG generated graphics, interactive 2D and 3D production, and game development... [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. Humanities Master Studies in Audiovisual Media Arts is one of the most innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary training in Latvia. It is rooted in the best traditions of Auteur Cinema and expanded across various specialties: filmmaking, directing of photography, animation, video and CG generated graphics, interactive 2D and 3D production, and game development. While comprehensive in its structure to train the future executives in film and television studios, ad agencies, animation studios, creative departments of social networking, and SFX and post-production houses, the program offers its students to specialize in a chosen field via Independent Studies cycle. The minor is declared by a student under auspices of an esteemed faculty member and, generally, in the areas of film directing, art directing, animation, and post production supervising. Degree awarded: Master in Audio and Visual Media Arts Language of instructions: English Study environment Auditorium Theoretical lectures are usually held in auditoriums. All auditoriums are equipped with computers and projectors for lecturers’ and students’ presentations. The biggest auditorium is also equipped with large screens in order to provide better visibility. Video studio Students learn the crafts of camera operator and lighting in a 300 sqm big video studio. Students can also take advantage of this studio for their own academic projects outside the lectures. Studio is equipped with a full featured black and green screen backgrounds and floor. Cameraperson’s special machinery, such as camera crane and steadicam, is also available. In 2013/2014 academic year studio will be... [-]

Visual Arts For The Digital Age - Bachelor Master

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 12  March 2018 Italy Milan

The curriculum of the Master of Visual Arts for the Digital Age provides the cultural and technical tools to analyze, conceptually and creatively, the different ways in which the contemporary artistic practice and the techniques of its contemporary visual arts are related and intertwined in order to carry out projects in the framework of digital art, the performing arts, interactive installations using multimedia and cross-media languages. The Master also provides the skills necessary to undertake professional activities of coordination and management of the production of artistic and cultural activities. [+]

THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The Master in Visual Arts is open to graduate students in arts, humanities and design with the title of academic or university education lasting at least three years (first level academic diploma / degree First Level) interested in the digital art world, of 'public art, the performing arts and interactive installations. Methodology and structure: The Master in Visual Arts for the Digital Age offers a path of experience, research and design, which combines a rich teaching of theoretical and technical stimuli with the practical and experiential contribution of partnerships with professionals that support the student in his training and experimentation with which they develop the three projects that constitute the fundamental part of the Master. In parallel, as a supplement to the experimental phase linked to the development of real projects, participants acquire basic knowledge with the teachings and contributions of technical and technological nature associated with cultural insights. The educational model includes: - traditional classroom teaching for the acquisition of cultural / methodological and interpersonal skills (communication, etc.) - laboratory and experimental educational project, with strong involvement of the student, through individual or group work (projects , workshops, tutorials, case studies, use of simulative techniques, etc.) accompanied by top designers, expression of industry excellence and / or territorial. - Curricular internship will take place at consistent studies or companies with the aims of the master or "campus" with professional simulation project and will last approximately two months. The Master in Visual... [-]

Master in Animation

Estonian Academy of Arts
Campus Full time August 2017 Estonia Tallinn

Estonian Academy of Arts is offering a 2-year Master of Animation programme to postgraduate students interested in animation directing and filmmaking. [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. The Department of Animation was established at the Estonian Academy of Arts in 2006 and since 2007 it has offered a two-year MA in Animation (taught in English). The Animation MA programme is taught by Professor Priit Pärn and Associate Professor Olga Pärn. The main goal of the programme is to successfully educate creators of animated films, providing them with theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The further aim is to contribute to the global development of animation as an art form. Animation is a thriving medium and developing at a greater pace than ever before. It has become part of mass culture, as well as one of its principal forms. Animation can be seen in digital screen graphics, computer games, music videos, films, etc. The basis for any film – including animated film – is the story. The greatest problem in the film world is the lack of good stories. In most of the world’s animation schools, students are not taught the art of good story writing. This is something that sets our programme apart. We place an emphasis on the story and teach Professor Pärn’s unique methodology for creating film scripts. Upon completion of the MA in Animation programme, students have acquired in-depth theoretical and practical animation skills. The students can specialise in specific animation techniques and create individual projects in the appropriate technique. After graduation, the students are qualified to realise themselves as animated film creators, professionals in creative industries or... [-]

Master's Degree In Multimedia Creation

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Multimedia Creation (MCM) focuses on three disciplines: Transmedia (Narativa, Serious Games and Gamification), Interaction (HCI, free people-objects) and entertainment (rigging, motion capture). the student the knowledge needed to create multimedia projects from these perspectives are provided. [+]

The Master in Multimedia Creation (MCM) It focuses on three disciplines: Transmedia (Narativa, Serious Games and Gamification), Interaction (HCI, free people-objects) and entertainment (rigging, motion capture). the student the knowledge needed to create multimedia projects from these perspectives are provided. Experts Titles: transmedia Animation Interaction TECHNOLOGIES IN THE MCM Technology is the center of multimedia creation. Apps, interactive installations, sensors, natural interaction ... In the MCM ideas are conceptualized and materialized in the way that is most appropriate to create a memorable experience. Methodology The MCM is based on the philosophy of "Experiential Multimedia" and "Learning by Doing", ie you learn as practices are made. All courses are based on the implementation of projects which are put into practice the knowledge acquired. interactive learning Cross-discipline: multidisciplinary working groups Implementation of Serious Games as catalysts of knowledge based on the discovery in the actual experience learning and project Actual parameters Agile development and management tools The program is taught in a single modular and flexible space, the Media Dome Collaboration with companies shared methodology with the Entertainment Technology Center What do you prepare? Confronting the creation of any product or interactive service, whatever its size and its application period. Provide global knowledge of multimedia content (creativity, script, user experience, design, technology, content and management) to ensure the necessary bases that allow the creation and narration suitable ideas starting design aimed at the end user, the implementation and architecture of the information involved and the most appropriate management mechanism. The student, at... [-]

Masters In 3D Animation

Escola de Cinema de Barcelona
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

With the entry of the XXI century the use of three-dimensional images of synthesis in the field of audiovisual animation has become a phenomenon not to be habitual longer exciting. Much of the most outstanding animated films that have been made with 3D animation have become film history as rotundas masterpieces. Movies like Wall-E, UP, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. With the entry of the XXI century the use of three-dimensional images of synthesis in the field of audiovisual animation has become a phenomenon not to be habitual longer exciting. Much of the most outstanding animated films that have been made with 3D animation have become film history as rotundas masterpieces. Movies like Wall-E, UP, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, overturn or the complete saga of Toy Story, would not have had the same impact if they had done with two-dimensional animation techniques. The content and form symbolizing the personality of 3D animation are the very reason for their success. But the use of 3D beyond their mere application in animated feature films. It is surprising the huge number of objects and animated 3D characters that integrate with absolute naturalness and verisimilitude as part of a feature film, TV series or advertisement. ECIB, using the formative experience of 9zeros school, has designed a master that enhances both the technical and artistic qualities of students and their integration into a team similar to that developed in a professional animation work. GOALS The Master aims to train students in learning the techniques needed to create and animate 3D characters as part of an audiovisual production, whether in the field of cinema, television, or video games Free Newsletters. During the first year of the Master it is mainly aimed at the general 3D animation, learning the entire process of creating characters that includes modeling, textures, UVS, rigging,... [-]

Master's Degree In Motion Graphics Design

Seeway - Barcelona
Campus Part time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The proliferation of new technologies has increased the presence of screens full of powerful elements needed and attractive content. At this point it makes sense the Master in Motion Graphics Design of Seeway program orbiting the specific importance of movement in the transmission of information and offers a practical approach to bring together the latest technologies moving image, its design, typography and audiovisual creation. [+]

The proliferation of new technologies has increased the presence of screens full of powerful elements needed and attractive content. At this point it makes sense the Master in Motion Graphics Design of Seeway program orbiting the specific importance of movement in the transmission of information and offers a practical approach to bring together the latest technologies moving image, design, typography and audiovisual creation. Technical training necessary for creating motion graphics, which delves into the solid knowledge of composition and editing tools plus digital graphics solutions dotarte of high quality and creativity using innovative techniques. Summary Qualification: Master Degree from the University of San Jorge Credits: 40 ECTS Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18:30 to 21: 30h Mode: Barcelona Language: Castilian Semester: October to June. observations: classroom training. 100% practical guidance. Small groups. GOALS The Master in Motion Graphics Design will equip you with the ability to generate creative graphic solutions from the use of the most innovative techniques, shaping you as a professional in the design on the screen and allowing you to graphical quality solutions in various fields of application: advertising, branding, television, visual, video, internet, etc. The Master allows you to apply in your projects bases and rhythms of cinematic language and understand the culture and dynamics governing the design of motion graphics. Deepening the knowledge and use of the main tools and techniques Motion Graphics Design for performing visual projects. Conceive and design creative solutions and innovative audiovisual communication. Apply guidelines of professional work, to respond to... [-]

International Master In Animation 2d / 3d

L'Idem Barcelona
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona France Le Soler + 2 more

Every year there are more companies concerning the 2D / 3D animation that want to welcome our trainees, trained for a successful and immediate incorporation into the labor market sector. Also each year more working professionals want to join our teaching team and contribute their bit to our educational project. [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. L'IDEM, The School of Animation professionals who choose 2D / 3D Every year there are more companies concerning the 2D / 3D animation that want to welcome our trainees, trained for a successful and immediate incorporation into the labor market sector. Also each year more working professionals want to join our teaching team and contribute their bit to our educational project. But why L'Idem is the school they choose professionals? They themselves explain you! Juan Carlos Garcia Blanco, CG & supervisor Project in B-Water Animation Studios "The most important thing is L'Idem is that imparts a college four-year degree where students are trained from A to Z: classes in drawing, painting, design, anatomy, animation, software ... the advantage as compared to other school is coming boys and girls who are already professionals in power. " OBJECTIVE: Provide students with the knowledge and skills stimulate own animated film to achieve specialization as animators with a solid and effective technique. Similarly, a vision of the office of animation as art and / or industry is given, using traditional animation tools and their adaptation to new digital technologies. POTENTIAL AUDIENCE: Final year students of higher education with a good base drawing. METHODOLOGY: Theoretical and practical sessions. Regular conferences and meetings with international experts from industry and the art of animation recognized. Advice and supervision of the processes of creation of drawing and animation technique CONTENT: 1. The production processes of animation: Understanding the production chain from... [-]

MA Animation and Design

University of Sunderland
Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom Sunderland London + 1 more

This Masters is distinctive in terms of the sheer range of animation methods that Sunderland is able to offer: 3D stop frame model animation, clay animation, cut-out [+]

This Masters is distinctive in terms of the sheer range of animation methods that Sunderland is able to offer: 3D stop frame model animation, clay animation, cut-out, pixellation, Smudge'n'Click, 3D computer-generated animation, 2D traditional animation, 2D computer-generated animation, direct on film, cell animation, and abstract and experimental techniques. The course also covers all aspects of the film production process, including story boarding, script writing and character development. The freedom to experiment is part of the Masters experience. We want you to explore your imagination and find your own style. The creative process is underpinned by contextual studies in design theory. Our tutors are experienced professionals who teach through demonstrations, practical feedback, master classes and seminars. We work with you as you create a portfolio of creative projects that will excite and impress potential employers. By the end of the course you will be able to put your personal vision into practice, with the expertise and experience to tackle the challenges of achieving success in the animation industry. Graduates from Sunderland have gone on to win BAFTA awards, feature at international festivals, start their own companies and work throughout the industry. Employment & careers On completing this course you will be equipped for employment within the film, special effects, games, independent film and computer industries at an advanced level. Potential roles include: character designer, keyframe animator, editor, scriptwriter, director, sound and doping technician, visual effects engineer, idea developer, researcher, scene designer, character and background developer, storyboard artist, ink and painter, clean-up... [-]

Master’s Degree in 3D Character Animation

U-Tad Centro Universitario de Tecnología y Arte Digital
Campus Full time 600  September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master's Degree in 3D Character Animation specializes students in the art of Acting, learning to transform animations into real character actors. The program also provides all the artistic and technical knowledge needed for being part of an animation studio's team... [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. Master’s Degree in 3D Character Animation The Master's Degree in 3D Character Animation specializes students in the art of Acting, learning to transform animations into real character actors. The program also provides all the artistic and technical knowledge needed for being part of an animation studio's team. This Graduate program is focused on training animators from a multidisciplinary perspective, preparing them to join all kinds of productions: feature-length films, publicity, TV series, and a long et-cetera. Ilion Animation Talent Scholarships Students on the program will carry out 150 hours practical work at Ilion Animation Studios, working directly on a new international Hollywood production that will premiere in 2016. Plus, they’ll be able to compete for 8 scholarships of between 50% and 40% for the Master’s Degree. Course Content Animation Introduces the student to the basic tools and technologies needed for carrying out their job, such as the appropriate language, tools and skills in the art of animation. During this module, students will be able to make the leap and turn into professional animators, applying Body Language and Non Verbal Communication as fundamental resources to obtain a good performance from their characters. Cinematography Animation is part of a specific creative and expressive process that requires its own codes and language. In this module we’ll understand different concepts of cinematography, such as Cinematographic Language, Audiovisual Narrative or Script in order to be able to apply them to animation. Production This module teaches the students the... [-]

Master’s in Stop Motion Animation

Bau Design College of Barcelona
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master’s degree in Stop-Motion Animation is a unique kind of training, at national and international level, the purpose of which is to prepare professionals in stop-motion animation in both its creative and its technical aspects. [+]

Master’s in Stop Motion Animation The Master’s degree in Stop-Motion Animation is a unique kind of training, at national and international level, the purpose of which is to prepare professionals in stop-motion animation in both its creative and its technical aspects. The curriculum combines craftsmanship and technology, and is at the same time exhaustive and eminently practical. By means of this syllabus we promote an overall and artistic perception of the management/production of projects together with the acquisition of a solid base consisting of the fundamentals of animation, combining the foregoing with the learning of the many techniques of stop motion: plasticine, cut-out, pixelation, sand, paint-on-glass, animation with light, etc., and placing special emphasis on animation with articulated stick figures. The teaching in this Master’s degree in Stop-Motion Animation is based on the direct transmission of the advanced knowledge and abilities of a team composed of practising, multi-disciplinary professionals with wide experience in industry and in teaching, and including creators/animators of international repute. In addition, the continual contact, through workshops and masterclasses, with authors of cinema animation, directors, screenwriters, musicians, animators, producers, distributors, festivals and plural-disciplinary artists gives the student a wide-ranging, up-to-date view of working situations and artistic reality in the world of stop-motion animation. The ultimate aim of these studies is that the student should know how to create and articulate a narrative discourse, animate, experience the vast possibilities of plastic, and construct conceptual and aesthetic proposals through a final project consisting of a short film. In short,... [-]

Master Illustration, Motion Graphics And 3d

Idep Barcelona
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The illustration is one of the most bullish disciplines within the graphic, artistic and business world, becoming an essential tool in many professional projects related to graphic design and communication. [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. The illustration is one of the most bullish disciplines within the graphic, artistic and business world, becoming an essential tool in many professional projects related to graphic design and communication. But if at some level it has developed exponentially it is in the audiovisual design, where the creation of pieces in video format and contents of illustration has become a means in itself, developing its own visual language and a way of conceive images that empathize more directly with the consumer. For this reason more and more professionals are required to combine both disciplines, illustration and motion graphics, and can also cope with 3D techniques to their projects. The new generation of professional artists has brought together designers from all creative fields, reinventing concepts and trends to become an indispensable link to the validity of these sectors. GOALS This master is designed as a specialized course in order to equip students with the necessary projects to develop professional illustration and illustration applied to audiovisual media skills. It is not designed as an introduction to drawing, but wants to instill in students using the illustration as a creative more tool of the new strategies in many areas of communication and design, focusing especially on all those who claim the creation of audiovisual content, where motion graphics or motion graphics becomes the creative and narrative backbone, while the use of technology and suitable software for creating movies and development of 3D images are presented as... [-]

Máster Especializado En Gestión De Proyectos Audiovisuales. Mgp

CICE La Escuela Profesional de Nuevas Tecnologías
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid

El Máster Profesional Especializado en Gestión de Proyectos Audiovisuales. MGP tiene como objetivo fundamental formar profesionales para la organización y producción de proyectos. No importa [+]

El Máster Profesional Especializado en Gestión de Proyectos Audiovisuales. MGP tiene como objetivo fundamental formar profesionales para la organización y producción de proyectos. No importa si el proyecto a realizar es grande o pequeño, de poca o larga duración, un cortometraje, un largometraje o un spot publicitario. En el Máster Profesional Especializado en Gestión de Proyectos Audiovisuales. MGP se centrará en cómo llevar a cabo el proyecto de la forma más óptima. El Máster Profesional Especializado en Gestión de Proyectos Audiovisuales. MGP ha sido diseñado para dominar las herramientas y la técnicas que permitan organizar un proyecto de principio a fin, tal y como lo hacen los grandes estudios, con el software líder del sector, Shotgun, utilizado en los grandes estudios. De esta manera, el Programa aglutina los conocimientos necesarios para establecer las fases de una producción y estimar los tiempos necesarios para cada una de ellas. Se imparten metodologías de trabajo en equipo, pipeline y flujo de trabajo, convenciones de nombres para archivos y carpetas, normas y controles de calidad para cada fase, unidades virtuales para trabajo cooperativo, repositorios de datos y control de versiones para no perder nada y poder recuperar cada estado de un archivo e incluso copias de seguridad.. Impartido sólo en CICE a día de hoy en España, este Máster Profesional Especializado en Gestión de Proyectos Audiovisuales. MGP está basado en el pipeline y las técnicas utilizadas en de las compañías que lideran indiscutiblemente el sector de la creación de contenidos digitales. CICE, Centro de... [-]

Master Specialization In 3D For VFX Houdini

FX ANIMATION Barcelona 3D & Film School
Campus Full time 10  July 2017 Spain Barcelona

This Master is aimed at professionals with 3D experience, students of Master 3D VFX and postproduction for similar formations or students who want to master the most advanced technologies to create high-level visual effects tools. [+]

Best Masters in Animation in Europe 2017. Next call: January 2017 - OPEN ENROLLMENT Duration: 10 months + 3 months of final project. Places: 12 Headquarters: Barcelona Description and purpose To train students in advanced unobtainable with other software VFX. This training (endorsed by SideFX) is estructuradasegún demand of the most prestigious visual effects studios in the world and is designed to create visual effects tools with Houdini, the standard software industry VFX and complemented with Real Flow simulation fluids and Python script language essential in pipelines senior post. Geometry and travel tools, particle effects and dynamics will be developed; fire, smoke, fluids ... The ultimate goal is the integration of students work as VFX specialist. This Master is aimed at professionals with 3D experience, students of Master 3D VFX and postproduction for similar formations or students who want to master the most advanced technologies to create high-level visual effects tools. In this Master students can perform a project Training in Hollywood (Space Command, feature film saga created by one of the writers of the Star Trek series, Marc Zeecre) Requirements  Demonstrable knowledge of 3D and postproduction. Interview with Professor. Monitoring and masterclasses Seminar Arnold Render. Training in actual production. Career prospects Senior technical specialist in VFX for film, advertising and TV.Nuestros students have worked to finish his training, in films like Guardians of the Galaxy (MPC) and currently in The Jungle Book (Disney) This training is supported by the most outstanding professionals internationally and Pablo Gimenez (Captain America, Iron... [-]