Yale School of Art
1156 Chapel Street, POB 208339
New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8339
(203) 432-2600

FILMMAKING / VIDEO / INTERDISCIPLINARY, Art 185, Principles of Animation

This course examines the physics of movement in animated moving-image production, emphasizing historical and theoretical developments in twentieth- and twenty-first-century animation as frameworks for the production of animated film and visual art. Production focuses primarily on classical animation and digital stop-motion. Students utilize a variety of traditional and digital technologies to produce works that explore the fundamental principles of animation. In the first half of the course, students undertake weekly projects in dialogue with class lectures. The second half of the course is focused on individual project development, employing the core principles of animation in a work of the student’s design. Materials fee: $150.

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