2D Animation / Stop Motion Degree

General

Program Description

This program prepares students for professional careers within 2D fields and sculpting. Thanks to the balance between traditional techniques and new technologies, students will develop their creativity and reveal their artistic and technical skills through hands-on workshops supervised by studio artists.

During their training, they will learn how to lead team projects in the real conditions of professional production.

1st Year - Fundamentals

  • Figure, Anatomical and Perspective Drawing
  • Sculpting
  • Cultural Development
  • Image Grammar
  • Miming

Professional Workshops: Storytelling, Script Writing, Storyboard, Directing

2nd Year - Refinement

  • Artistic Development
  • Creative Development: Concept Art, Character Design

Professional Workshops: Motion Design, Traditional Animation, 2D Digital Animation, Stop-Motion, Puppet Rigging

3rd Year - Specialization & Production

Project: Create & Direct a short 2D animation or Stop Motion project

  • An internship in a professional setting
  • A presentation in front of a jury panel of professional artists
  • Conferences & Meetings with Professional artists
  • Speed Interview sessions

Driven by technological developments and public expectations, traditional methods of animation are back on the scene, and each year there are more 2D productions than the previous year. In 2018, 30% of animated films released in theaters were 2D animation films, and 20% of films were Stop-motion. Training at ArtFX means giving yourself every chance to embark on a prestigious career.

Career Options

2D Animator, Storyboarder, Character Designer, Concept Artist, 2D Layout Artist, 2D Rigging Artist, Puppet Animator, and Background Designer, just to name a few.

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Video Games are leading the world’s cultural industry ($115 billion in 2016) and are ranked 3rd in the world’s 3D animation industry. ArtFX opens the doors to the most sought-after and dynamic sectors ... Read More

Video Games are leading the world’s cultural industry ($115 billion in 2016) and are ranked 3rd in the world’s 3D animation industry. ArtFX opens the doors to the most sought-after and dynamic sectors: 3D animation, visual effects, computer graphics, video games, VFX/Game programming, advertising, etc. Through ArtFX, you have access to highly sought-after positions where qualified competition is rare! Read less