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LC518 Digital Animation Production
  • Programme Code:
    Course Level:
    Level 8
    Art & Design
    CAO Points:
    2013: 550*  *Please note that points are based on a combination of leaving certificate points and up to an additional 600 points allocated to a portfolio assessment/interview. e.g 350 leaving certificate points plus 300 portfolio points will result in a combined result of 650 points.
    4 Years​

    What is the programme about?
    The convergence of the technology, media and games industries has created the need for a new type of graduate who possesses a unique blend of artistic and technological skills. In this programme, you will learn how to create, design and develop 2D & 3D animation that meets the needs of a range of sectors in the creative industries. In addition to developing your artistic ability, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to produce a range of digital media assets and the ability to publish these in a wide variety of formats. The programme provides advanced modules in both the creative and technical processes involved in producing computer-generated animation.

    Who is the programme suited to?

    ​The programme is suited to individuals with an artistic ability who wish to produce high quality digital animations by combining their artistic creativity with technical know-how.

    Top 3 Reasons
    1. With state of the art facilities and an abundance of links to the animation and design industries, LIT LSAD Clonmel’s Digital Animation programme is your best choice for a career in the area of Digital Animation.
    2. Take lectures with award-winning animators from leading Irish animation and games development companies. Gain valuable work experience in practising studios, help create broadcast quality animations and collaborate with professionals.

    3. Study on a college campus with a reputation for innovative and diverse digital media. However, we don’t skip on traditional methods either; learn key skills and techniques, not to mention the ability to create contacts and work alongside members of Ireland’s animation community.

    Class Contact Hours
    Year 1: 24 hours per week Year 2: 24 hours per week Year 3: 18 hours per week Year 4: 16 hours per week

    Other Information
    Pen and Pixel Exhibition
    LIT LSAD Clonmel hosts the ‘Pen and Pixel’ exhibition annually; a digital media festival that brings our Digital Animation and Creative Multimedia students face to face with industry specialists. Check out http://www.penandpixel.ie for more information. Our Clonmel campus also has an active and exciting Animation Society. Field trips are an integral part of the creative programme and involve participation and attendance at art exhibitions, conference and seminars and sharing ideas with like-minded people.

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