University of Technology Sydney

88308 VC Moving Image Design: Animation

6cp; 3hpw (workshop), plus occasional lectures
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject introduces students to the fundamental principles of 2D animation within a design context. The subject is concerned with the application of practical 2D animation techniques on emerging and established consumer technologies.

Topics covered include materiality, visual metaphor, art animation, abstract animation, kinetic typography, animation techniques, screen design, timing and production processes.

Students are taught to develop a concept for 2D animated content through the application of professional production techniques. This involves researching and developing a concept, creating design boards and 2D animated sequences.

Typical availability

Summer session, City campus
Autumn session, City campus

Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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