BA (Hons) Animation
Animation is a versatile, wide-ranging, expressive form. The
creative opportunities are huge, open as this subject is to so many
forms and methods. It combines visual aesthetics with sound,
structured time and emotion. Animation can be entertainment, or a
powerful voice for social and political statement. Equally, it can
be incorporated within fine art practice or the language of
Why choose this course?
Typical career opportunities open to graduates include work in
animation, TV and games design, illustration, and the creative and
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The animation industry
- The animation industry is undoubtedly one the fastest and
prospering industries in the world. There have been lots if
developments and advancements in the animation technology. With the
increase of satellite channels and Internet, the animation industry
is also booming rapidly.
- The rapid advancement of technology has made computer animation
available to the masses.
- The demand for animated entertainment has expanded with the
increase in broadcasting hours by cable and satellite TV along with
the growing popularity of the Internet.
- In the past, animation series were aimed at children aged
nine and below. In recent years however, TV stations have been
producing animation series for teenagers, adults and the whole
family. Animation series like The Simpsons and King of the Hill
have been successfully aired on primetime TV.
- The major markets include the United States, Canada, Japan,
France, Britain and Germany.
detailed information about the course
Course leader: Emily Mantell, E.Mantell@wlv.ac.uk
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