Narrative Animated Film - Bachelor
The bachelor’s programme in narrative animated film is for students who are interested in in making animated films. Main language of instruction is Swedish.
Animation began with experiments in lighting and image and acted as a bridge between a society of printed text and a society characterised by camera images.
To this day, animation continues to redefine the appearance of moving pictures and how they can be distributed. Digital technology has simplified the process and made it possible to achieve personal, creative independence in large productions, which has paved the way for a multitude of expressions.
Animated film is a growing industry that needs more people who can work as animators, screenwriters, illustrators of image scripts or puppet makers. The university’s many specialisations in film, media, theatre and acting make it possible to explore the numerous professional roles of the animator in collaborations and production exercises.
The Bachelor’s Programme in Narrative Animated Film
The programme alternates between theory and practice and concentrates on artistic development, technology and cooperation, which are all equally necessary in the creation of animated films.
The work will encompass both digital and analog technologies and include for example courses in software and theory and workshops in everything from clay, puppet armatures, drawing, scriptwriting, directing, dramaturgy, lighting design and sound. We will create projects freely and carry out thematic workshops in which we relate to given parameters in artistic expressions.
Lectures will be offered in dramaturgy, film history, editing, documentary storytelling and sound engineering. We will work jointly with the bachelor programme for television and film in production exercises, and there will be active contact with acting and mime students, as well as a dialog with the programmes for scenography, costume design, mask and wig design, and lighting design.
You will have ongoing contact with the film, television and media industries. Professionals will be invited in as guest instructors, lecturers and supervisors. Through your internship period, you will have the chance to test different professional roles in the production of animated film.